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#26 of 49 Re: MIXING E85 WITH REGULAR UNLEADED [txshldm]
Nov 26, 2010 (12:29 pm)
You can mix the E85 and gasoline. I would definitely recommend looking into the owners manual to read more on your FlexFuel engine.
GM Customer Service
#27 of 49 2009 impala
Mar 24, 2011 (9:06 pm)
I have a 2009 impala and when i turn right it will make a grinding sound and my traction light will flash then go off it only does it when i turn right and it does not do it all the time really only if i have came to a complete stop and trying to turn right has anyone else had this type of problem?
#28 of 49 Re: 2009 impala [troy27]
Mar 25, 2011 (5:34 am)
I had the same problem with my 2004 impala - it turned out that the wheel bearing / ABS sensor in one of the front wheel went bad. Hope this helps.
#29 of 49 Re: 2009 impala [troy27]
Mar 25, 2011 (6:45 am)
Have you had the chance to take the vehicle to your local dealership? Please keep me posted if the issue has been taken care of.
Caron, GM Customer Service
#30 of 49 Re: 2009 Impala Headrest Problem [jbislander]
Mar 28, 2011 (3:50 am)
I have the same problem - as do many others - I googled it. So, this is the solution - sort of ... if you take a paperclip - lift the headrest, on one of the round plastic holders there is a little hole - shove the paper clip in there to release it, lower the head rest and then raise it all the way up (works better with 2 people) and it will come out - the problem is finding a replacement - I tried a headrest from a 2007 Chevy Silverado - which fit and was about a 1/2 inch or so further back - but my problem is I have the 2009 Impala LTZ and the leather didnt match... I am replying to this in the hopes that a GM Rep will reply and tell us where to get replacements so that the interior matches? Apparently 2006 Silverado headrest also works - I also tried a headrest from a 2005 impala and the bars are too far apart - so I think that maybe Chevy (or GM?) any model car would possibly work for swapping out the headrest - maybe 2006 was the year that they changed the spacing of the bars? Good luck, if you find where to get replacements - please let me know!!! We have a trip from Michigan to Florida this week and I know my neck is going to die in this car if I cant find something to swap them out with! I actually refuse to drive this car because of this problem - it overshadows everything - otherwise very nice car - well maybe a couple other gripes... I also had the sensor problem it was something to do with the a bad selinoid and caused the check engine light to come on - then the remote start doesnt work if the check engine light is on - took that to the dealer and got it fixed - and wow drivers side BLIND SPOTS are insane on this car! I got it because I had had a 2004 impala which I loved... basically idk what they were thinking when they redesigned this impala they ruined it - for the rattle in the console & cup holders - i went to the dollar store and got some cushy kitchen drawer liner and cut it to fit - problem solved there. Thanks! Lady Tamara.
#31 of 49 Re: SWISHING LIQUID SOUND [gmcustsvc]
Mar 30, 2011 (9:23 am)
I am having the same problem with my 2010 Impala. The service traction control light comes on and immediately the check engine light comes on too and messages say service traction control and reduced engine power. I too have taken the car in and they can't find the problem. The traction control light will go off after tuning off the car and restarting it, but the engine light will stay on for a day or so and then all of a sudden it will be off the next time the car is started. Am frustrated! This was a lease car that was bought with 44,000 miles on it and I find it hard to believe this issue only started after I bought it but nothing was mentioned on the car fax.
#32 of 49 2009 Chevy Imp radiator
Aug 30, 2011 (9:30 pm)
We have a 2009 Chevy Imp and were told that the radiator has a hole/leak. Were also told that because we bought the car used from a GM dealer there was nothing they could do and would cost between $550 and $750 to fix. Has anyone else had a problem with the radiator. They should last longer then 2-3 years. We have only had the car little over a year and no accidents or front end problems to cause a hole in the radiator
#33 of 49 Re: 2009 impala [troy27]
Aug 31, 2011 (8:03 pm)
I am having the same issue and when traction light comes on, my reducing power warning comes on too and then my check engine light.
Jan 04, 2012 (6:43 pm)
I am having two problems with my 2009 Impala need some help please. First is the service traction control with reduced engine power loss, Second Clicking noise passenger dash board side that starts clicking then gets louder then cuts off after a few minutes. What can be done. Is there simple repairs that i can do myself. Awaiting for advice
#35 of 49 Re: SWISHING LIQUID SOUND [linda00]
Mar 25, 2012 (3:01 pm)
I have a 2009 Impala that has done the same thing to me twice. I believe the code is 2122APP when put on the scope. My mechanic says that it has to do with the throttle sensor going bad. There are two of these linked to the throttle. This is something that should be covered under warranty.
Both times that it happened to me it was when I was trying to use my remote start. Hope this helps!