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2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA Recall - Campaign #14V355000

 
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2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA RECALL - #14V355000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : IGNITION

This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne, 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS, 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the weight on the key ring and road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Manufactured between 3/19/2007 - 7/25/2008
Recalled on 6/23/2014
Influenced by General Motors LLC
Owners Notified on 9/23/2014
# Affected 3,141,731
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
 
Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 Buick LaCrosse, 2006-2011 Buick Lucerne, 2000-2005 Cadillac DeVille, 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS, 2006-2014 Chevrolet Impala, and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the weight on the key ring and road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Consequences If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Additionally, a key knocked out of the run position will cause loss of engine power, power steering, and power braking, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective action GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two key rings and an insert in the key slot or a cover over the key head on all ignition keys, free of charge. The recall began on September 23, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-521-7300 (Buick), 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), and 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet). GM's number for this recall is 14299.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
See also 2008 CHEVROLET IMPALA Recall for SUSPENSION, FRONT, CONTROL ARM, LOWER ARM
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Comments

4/7/2013 - Ashanti
I have an Impala and I'm having some of the same problems as some of the others that I have read. It makes a humming noise whenever I turn my car on or when I turn. I have change my gas pedal also and after two weeks of driving the car stop giving a starting disabled service throttle. After that message then another pops up that the engine is not getting enough power. I have took it to get check out and have three different problems. I refuse to keep making payments on a car that don't drive.


2/5/2013 - Richar Smith
I have had problems with this car since purchasing it. Both rear locks have went out twice, dealer want over $300 dollars to replace. Car is going on 5 years and right now I am getting ready to be on fourth set of tires. I have had alignments and rotations and even put Michelins on which is supposed to be one of the best, still wearing down on the inside. Also the air acuator went out, vehicle wouldn't go out of park one time. Dealer told me it was wear and tear, doesn't that sound crazy. This was my dream car, want be purchasing another model of this type.


11/27/2012 - Amanda
I have to replace the rear tires two times a year, as they get worn on the inside only, enough that steel is hanging out. I also had to replace the accelerator pedal, apparently there are censors on them, and after about the tenth time my car just shut down on its own while I was driving (the last time was on a skinny two lane road and nowhere to pull off, and my kids were in the backseat, I had to just sit there for 5 minutes waiting for it to reset), I took it to the dealership and there are problems with the censors and the whole pedal has to be replaced, but of course it has not been recalled yet. Now I am having problems with a whining noise when I am at an idle, and the noise gets louder when I accelorate. It sounds like the power steering, will be taking it into a shop soon to see what that will cost me. The transmission is also slipping and jerks hard when I put it in drive sometimes. There is a problem with the headlight wires, and sometimes the headlight will go out, but if I

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