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Chevrolet Impala owners have reported 30 problems related to warning light on (under the air bag category).

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 1
Failure Date: 09/26/2014

Service airbag warning light is on for no reason. I see today that there is an electrical short in the 2014 air bag warning system. I think the problem is bigger.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 2
Failure Date: 06/09/2014

Tl - the contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the service air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 58,00. Bt.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2010 Chevrolet Impala 3
Failure Date: 04/03/2014

The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 51,500. Updated 08/19/lj.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 4
Failure Date: 03/27/2014

2009 Chevrolet Impala. Consumer writes in regards to the seat belt recall notice. The consumer stated the warning light for the readiness air bag for the driver seat belt as well as the air bag light illuminated. The dealer informed the consumer, only the anchor was apart of the recall, and it would cost$400 to replace the sensor.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2003 Chevrolet Impala 5
Failure Date: 03/12/2014

The contact owns 2003 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated continuously. The vehicle was not diagnosed. Additionally, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14v400000 (electrical system). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was unavailable.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 6
Failure Date: 11/01/2013

Air bag warning light on. Dealer says the seat belt needs to be replaced due to a bad sensor in it. I was told they see this problem a lot on this model. I have also been told the bags won't deploy in an accident unless this is fixed. I simply cannot afford it and the car is out of warranty.


car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2007 Chevrolet Impala 7
Failure Date: 10/01/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the front driver's, front and back passenger's side seat belts failed to latch to the buckle. In addition, the passenger's side air bag warning light remained illuminated. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of failure. The failure mileage was unavailable.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 8
Failure Date: 08/01/2013

Tl- the contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated on multiple occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. Djr.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 9
Failure Date: 01/23/2013

The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light was illuminated. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the failure could not be duplicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 145,000.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2007 Chevrolet Impala 10
Failure Date: 01/15/2013

The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the airbag and the engine warning lights illuminated. The contact mentioned that while at a stop light and attempting to drive, the vehicle jerked. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic and the failure was unable to be replicated. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 95,000 and the current mileage was 139,000.


 
car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 11
Failure Date: 09/21/2012

The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the service air bag warning light illuminated momentarily. The vehicle was not taken to dealer or a repair shop for diagnostic testing. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 08v517000 (air bags:frontal) and contacted the manufacturer who advised that the VIN was not included in the recall. The approximate failure and current mileage was 60,000.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Impala 12
Failure Date: 06/05/2012

While driving this morning my passenger seat belt warning light was flashing, I was the only one in the car. I had a 20 oz aquafina bottle of water sitting in the passenger seat. The passenger airbag light was illuminated on and car was wanting the seat belt buckled. I have two small children and the thought of the airbag deploying because the seat sensor for the airbag thought there was a person sitting there is very disturbing.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 13
Failure Date: 05/01/2012

Car stalled on the interstate. Merged car to break down lane without being hit. Traction control light illuminated. Car would not restart for about 20 minutes. Car then restarted and warning light was off. Previous electrical issues with this vehicle including rear windows that will not roll down and defective air bag sensor.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 14
Failure Date: 01/02/2012

At about 50000 miles the rear door actuator began to work intermittently. Within months it did not work at all. The dealer said it was expensive to fix. At about 66000 miles the service air bag warning light began to come on intermittently. At 68000 miles I took it to the dealer who diagnosed the problem as an actuator. I replaced it at a cost of $400. He said I could replace the rear door actuator for another $400 which I elected not to do. When I saw a news article about an elderly, disabled man trapped in his Chevrolet Impala because of a defective door lock actuator, I realized that this might be a frequent problem to be addressed.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 15
Failure Date: 10/03/2011

Tl-the contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light remained illuminated. The dealer was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000. Ne.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Impala 16
Failure Date: 05/19/2011

Air bag service light came on dashboard of 2006 Chevrolet Impala. In addition to the red warning light indicating the air bag problem, message appears in message center on dashboard, saying to service air bag. My complaint is that the dealership says it might be close to $1000 to fix, yet airbags are supposed to last the life of a car. Yet, it will pass inspection if I chose to not get it looked at. I see hundreds of other cases where gm cars have the service air bag light on, and it should be covered by warranty or a recall to get this issue fixed. People are jeopardizing their safety, driving around with an air bag that may or may not work. It is not acceptable.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Impala 17
Failure Date: 01/11/2011

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. The contact state that the vehicle was repaired under NHTSA campaign id number: 09e005000 (steering) and that the air bag warning light was illuminated the day after the repairs. In addition, the contact stated that he continued to have issues with the steering. The contact spoke with the dealer and was told they would have to pay for a diagnostic to determine the exact failure. The contact believed that the manufacturer should be responsible for the repair costs and also stated that the steering continued to become tight and resistant when attempting a turn. The VIN was unavailable. The failure mileage was 74,000 and the current mileage was 80,000. Updated 06/01/lj.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 18
Failure Date: 01/03/2011

Tl-the contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light would randomly illuminate on the instrument panel. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 52,000. Ne.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 19
Failure Date: 01/30/2010

2009 chevy Impala 2lt the air bag warning light has illuminated on numerous occasions since buying the car new in January 2010. Currently the light has been on for 2 weeks straight with yet another dealer visit scheduled. This warning light when illuminated renders the rest of the electronic display useless since the "service airbag" display never goes off. The dealer service department has failed to fix the problem satisfactorily for the past 4 years despite the multiple times we have had it in for the air bag warning light issue. The problem always returns and the light will stay on from several minutes to weeks. Some of the explanations for returning the car to us without correcting the problem have been downright ridiculous. We have great concern about the safety of driving a vehicle with an ongoing airbag warning light issue. The vehicle only has 31,000 miles on it and has never been in an accident.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2010 Chevrolet Impala 20
Failure Date: 11/01/2009

The contact owns a 2010 Chevrolet Impala. When occupying the passenger front seat, the air bag warning light illuminates on the instrument control panel. The technicians at the dealer were not able to identify the cause of the failure. The manufacturer took a report. The manufacturer will send a district supervisor to the dealer to further investigate the failure. The failure mileage was 500. The current mileage was 2,500.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Impala 21
Failure Date: 01/01/2009

The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Impala. The contact stated that the air bag warning light remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where a diagnostic was performed, which located the failure as the air bag sensor needing to be recalibrated. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The contact also stated that the driver's side seat belt buckle failed to secure into the belt clip. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 40,000 and the current mileage was 117,000.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 22
Failure Date: 12/23/2008

The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Impala. While driving 30 mph the air bag warning light illuminated. The owners manual stated: not to drive the vehicle with the air bag light on because it would be dangerous in the event of a crash. Within a few days the air bag light shut off, then turned on and currently remained illuminated. The vehicle is being diagnosed by the dealer. They also advised her that she would be responsible for the cost to diagnose the failure whether they find a remedy or not. The failure mileage is 42,000.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2007 Chevrolet Impala 23
Failure Date: 12/01/2007

Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, electrical system and on-board computer issues started occurring: tire monitor system (tpms) in-op. Warnings randomly appearing in dash: check tire monitor system. Check left/right rear tire pressure. Tpms did not warn of a flat tire even though a significant amount of air was lost. Increasing no. Of issues with electrical system: keyless entry fails. Check airbag warning appears. Check a/c warning in dash. Ambient temperature gauge erratic. Compass showing n (or ne/NW but always incorrect heading). Cruise control will not resume at times or set incorrect speed (a few m/h higher or lower). Speed has increased on its own. Once, I noticed the speed at over 80m/h when I had set the cruise control at 70. Dash displaying warnings quickly and yellow warning lights flash briefly, which is extremely distracting and warnings cannot be read. Tpms light comes on routinely after driving for 1-3 hours. Warnings may flash at any time. Took the vehicle in six times at the request of gm. Some parts were replaced but electrical issues keep increasing and original issues cannot be fixed. Keyless entry working for now, after components were replaced twice. E-brake did not work when the vehicle was purchased. Though promised by delivery, car had to be taken in five times for e-brake to work modestly. I am not in possession of any old parts as repairs were performed under warranty.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Impala 24
Failure Date: 10/12/2004

When parking air bag warning light illuminated until the vehicle was turned off. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 25
Failure Date: 08/25/2004

While driving, the air bag warning light illuminated until the vehicle was turned off. Please provide more information.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 26
Failure Date: 08/23/2004

While vehicle was running air bag warning light illuminated. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2001 Chevrolet Impala 27
Failure Date: 07/28/2004

Consumer's vehicle experienced the same problem as stated in recall 00v244000. The air bag warning light inadvertently illuminated. Dealership would not repair the vehicle because this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2002 Chevrolet Impala 28
Failure Date: 06/01/2003

Air bag warning light comes on when turning to the right and stays on. Driver's side air bag, and related wiring and computer components have to be replaced.

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car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 29
Failure Date: 03/15/2003

A/c emits foul odors (mold/mildew). Brakes pulsate, warning & abs lights come on. Check engine lights come on, stalled once, uncontrolled acceleration from start up twice. Steering: intermediate shaft replaced at 42,618 miles; rack & pinion leaking at 65,307 popping & muffled explosion sound in cold weather start ups, paint peeled off front & bumper of car. Weather stripping adhesive liquifies on door posts in hot weather. Airbag warning light comes on.

car image   Warning Light On problem of the 2000 Chevrolet Impala 30
Failure Date: 11/20/2001

Air bag warning light remains illuminated, indicating a malfunction. Dealer replaced air bag sensor. Please give any further details.


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