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#339 of 483 Re: 2010 Chevy Impala Reduce Engine Light [maine2013]
Mar 06, 2013 (11:56 am)
I am having the same issues. The airbag started a few mos back, the rear window defrost started a few weeks ago, the service traction control/ reduced engine power started when the roads were icy. I have dealt with it for a few mos. This morning I was driving like that and alert came on my steering was being disabled, and my car stopped. I tried to start it and nothing, I waited a few min and then it started and drove fine, has this happened to you. Thank you
#340 of 483 "Stabilitrak Service" then "Reduced Engine Power"
Mar 06, 2013 (12:10 pm)
My 2009 Chevy Impala LTZ with 41,000 had the service Stabilitrak warning come on and then immediately the 'reduced engine power' warning as I was pulling into the parking deck this morning to go to work. It scared me as I did not know what this meant. I went to my computer and put in the message and found this forum. My car is at the Chevy dealer right now. I asked if it was a warranty issue and they said they would have to check it first, they have no time to see to it today so I had to rent a car. After reading the forum, I was afraid to drive it to the dealer. My husband took it there. They are supposed to look at it early in the morning. My husband said it seemed fine when he drove it about 15 miles to the dealer except the engine light was on. With all of the complaints of the same problem on this forum, I do not understand why there has not been a recall. It is also disturbing to read that some had their cars 'fixed' and it happened again. Up to this point, I have been totally in love with this car. I travel a lot and wonder when I get the car back, is it really going to be 'fixed'.
#341 of 483 Re: 2010 Chevy Impala Reduce Engine Light [mimimel]
Mar 06, 2013 (12:45 pm)
What are you plans for getting this checked into? We're available to assist in the process of working with a dealership. Please let us know your plan of action and if we can be of any assistance.
Sarah, GM customer Service
#342 of 483 Re: "Stabilitrak Service" then "Reduced Engine Power" [kittymom]
Mar 06, 2013 (12:46 pm)
Keep us posted on your progress with the dealership, kittymom. If we can be of any assistance, we can be reached at socialmediagm.com (include your name and contact information, the lasdt 8 digits of your VIN and mileage, and a summary of the situation).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#343 of 483 Disappointed owner
Mar 06, 2013 (1:23 pm)
Since I have been in contact with customer service with no results I have began spreading the word about these cars and their problems. I feel everyone on here should do the same. It is so messed up that I have an 06 SS sitting outside as a yard ornament that costs me over $13,000 which I'm still paying payments on that I feel is not my responsibility to fix since so many others are having the EXACT SAME PROBLEM!!! Maybe once the word is out and Chevrolet starts losing money on these cars they will fix the problem!
Mar 06, 2013 (7:45 pm)
Welp, I guess the inevitable happened to me tonight! Rolling along with my daughter and my dog and all of a sudden the car shakes and the reduced engine power light comes on! I am concerned because it is cold, dark and we were not close to home! I have a used car (2008) that I've only had
a little over a year so, I am not happy! We made it home okay...but this is definitely an inconvenience!
#345 of 483 Re: ditto [rainsmom]
Mar 07, 2013 (5:48 am)
We're glad to hear that you made it home safely. Let us know if you're planning on working with a dealership to get this checked into at all as we're available to assist. We can be reached at socialmediagm.com (include your name and contact information, the last 8 digits of your VIN and mileage, and a summary of the situation).
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#346 of 483 I see I waited too late
Mar 07, 2013 (6:34 am)
#347 of 483 I should have done my research sooner
Mar 07, 2013 (6:57 am)
My name is Junita Gaither I am a resident of Lancaster SC. I have had my 2009 Impala for one year and mine started with the "service traction control, engine power reduced".. It happened about 3 months ago but never came back on until last friday. I had my car looked by my uncle but he advised me to contact my dealer. I contacted Lancaster Motor Company and they told me I had to pay to have it looked at so I made an appointment for Saturday. .The problem is I am currently LAYING IN THE HOSPITAL because my car SHUT OFF ON ME.. THE WHEEL STARTED SHAKING I COULDN'T STOP. I WENT DOWN AN EMBANKMENT AND HIT A TREE..I AM FINE EXCEPT FOR CHEST AND HEAD INJURIES BUT MY FRIEND HAD A PANIC ATTACK AND IS IN MUCH MORE PAIN.. . If only I would have lolooked into this problem I could have had it traded in. Good thing God was on our side because we could have been KILLED today...
**NEXT STEP...Please help me with the contact information because I will take this further..If any of you would like my contact information I will provide it because we have to work together to get this taken care of by GM..I COULD HAVE LOST MY LIFE..LET'S TAKE A STAND AGAINST THEM BECAUSE YOU ARE ALL OPERATING A HAZARD..THATIS NOT RIGHT.
#348 of 483 Re: I should have done my research sooner [msgaither1]
Mar 07, 2013 (7:55 am)
We're so very sorry about this incident. Have you contacted the Customer Assistance Center yet (800-222-1020)? We can also be reached via email at socialmediagm.com (include your name and contact information, the last 8 digits of your VIN and mileage, and a summary of the situation).
GM Customer Service