2008 Chevrolet Impala SS 4Dr Sedan Recalls

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The 2008 Chevrolet Impala is available in several trims: LS, LT, LT 50th Anniversay Edition, LTZ, and SS. The base engine on the LS and LT is a 3.5L V6 engine, while the 233 horsepower 3.9L V6 is optional on the LT and standard on the LTZ. A 5.3L V8 powers the SS model and generates 303 horsepower and 323 lb-ft of torque. All engines are mated to a four-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. Standard equipment across the board includes side-impact airbags, a remote keyless entry system, OnStar communication system, daytime running lights, and a theft-deterrent system. Optional features include engine block heater, split bench front seat, power glass moonroof, 6-disc CD changer, and a Bose speaker system.
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2008 Chevrolet Impala SS 4Dr Sedan Recalls Equipment

Vehicle recalls have received much media attention recently. While some of these reports are related to investigations that have not yet resulted in an official recall, IntelliChoice does strive to display all the current used 2008 Chevrolet Impala SS 4Dr Sedan recalls and safety equipment issues provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their recall database. As consumers and vehicle owners are generally notified first, there may be a delay between the time a recall is announced and when we are able to update our site. This 2008 Chevrolet Impala SS 4Dr Sedan recall list includes dates, detailed manufacturing problems, number of units affected, defects, and more. Click on the links below to view additional data about the 2008 Chevrolet Impala SS 4Dr Sedan recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - ID # 12V377000 - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Consequence A broken control arm can result in the loss of control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Recall Date August 3, 2012
Model Affected Impala
Description General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Chevrolet Impala police vehicles because the front lower control arms may fracture. This safety recall does not include non-police Chevrolet Impala vehicles.
Component SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
Notes GM's campaign number is 12104.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Remedy GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front lower control arms, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 21, 2012. Owners may contact the Chevrolet owner center at 1-866-694-6546.
Units Affected 36,413
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Recall 02 - ID # 14V355000 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Consequence 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.
Recall Date June 23, 2014
Model Affected Impala
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.
Component ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
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.
Remedy GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle's ignition keys, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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.
Units Affected 3,141,731
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