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#295 of 447 stalling engine 2000 impala 3.8
Jul 21, 2008 (7:04 pm)
hello i really need help i have a 2000 chevy impala 3.8 i drive for about twenty minutes and as soon as i shut the car off it wont turn back on i have to wait about twenty minutes or so then it will start right back up again please help i have changed the ignition control module and cole and it helped for about one week then started up again with the same symthoms please help
#296 of 447 2001 Impala Interior lights come on at random
Jul 24, 2008 (5:23 pm)
My wifes Impala (114,000 miles) just recently started having a problem with the interior lights coming on at random. Even when the car is not being driven (parked in driveway) the lights will come on. What could be causing this? I removed the fuse so they would stay off, but I know this is only a band aid fix.
#297 of 447 2000 Impala turn signal failure
Aug 17, 2008 (5:25 pm)
#298 of 447 2000 Impala turn signal failure
Aug 16, 2008 (6:48 pm)
My wife's 2000 Impala has a weird problem where from time to time the turn signals will quit working. It happens at different times, seemingly for no reason, but we can push on the emergency flasher switch and the turn signals will start working again. I've already had it at a dealership, but they can't seem to find the cause of it until it does it there. That might not happen but once a month or so. It's a very intermittent problem, and not serious, but one that just bugs me. Any thoughts or suggestions?
#299 of 447 Re: 2000 Impala turn signal failure [cabbbailey]
Aug 17, 2008 (5:25 pm)
Actually it's a fairly common problem...the fact that you can "jump start" the flasher by hitting the emergency flasher is the key to knowing what the problem is. You need to replace that emergency flasher switch; you can do it yourself, but it involves removing the front of the dash (which isn't that difficult really; if you search around on the Impala forums here you should be able to find step-by-step directions, as well as the part number...I think I ordered mine online). It's been a couple of years since I dealt with this, but I'm thinking the part costs somewhere between $40-80, and it took maybe 30 minutes or so to do. You basically remove the front of the dash, disconnect the wiring on the back of the hazard switch, pop it out, pop in the new one, connect the wires, and put it all back together. Also know that your turn signal will likely sound different (I think generally quieter) than the old one.
#300 of 447 2001 chev.impala signal failure
Nov 12, 2008 (7:08 pm)
flashers stops working and when i put my emergency light it works again....they
change the arm and it does the same thing...before we use to change a part< i don`t remember the name but it was changing that part for heavy duty and that would do the job...but now with everything electrical i don`t kwnow....would you know the name of that part or what do you think it would be....
#301 of 447 Re: 2001 chev.impala signal failure [poucchie]
Nov 12, 2008 (8:38 pm)
Yes you are suffering from the dreaded hazard switch problem. I have step by step instructions on how to replace the switch without opening up the dashboard.
Chevy Impala Turn Signal Switch Replacement:
The hazard switch is GM part #10359031:
#302 of 447 Re: 2001 chev.impala signal failure [kdconod]
Nov 14, 2008 (12:44 pm)
THANK YOU FOR THE TIP AND INFORMATION ABOUT MY IMPALA 2001
YOU WERE RIGHT IT WAS THE HAZARD SWITCH THAT WAS THE PROBLEM
THANKS AGAIN.....REAL SMART...
#303 of 447 04 Impala Security Alarm / Door Ajar warning
Nov 19, 2008 (7:15 am)
I've been reading about electrical issues with the Impala, but couldn't find this particular issue. Yesterday at work in the parking lot the alarm kept going off. On the way home the door ajar light would flash and the doors would lock/unlock repeatedly. I stopped and slammed the doors a couple times. Didn't seem to make a difference. I read about no starts and am trying to head this off before I end up there too. Any suggestions?
#304 of 447 Re: 04 Impala Security Alarm / Door Ajar warning [04impalaguy]
Nov 19, 2008 (7:23 am)
I never had the alarm go off but I have had the rest...I would disconnect my battery for about 10 minutes and that would help for a couple of months....I finally just had the battery changed (even though that battery seemed fine) and I have not had that problem (knock on wood) for some time now.