Under the hood you will find several containers with lids washer fluid; brake fluid; power steering fluid etc. The reason there is no tranny dip stick is because the tranny is sealed. Is your Impala hard to turn? The repairs will be made at no charge to the customer. This is where a reusable housing is used and you only change the paper-filtering medium inside. Consequence If the transmission shift cable fractures while the vehicle is being driven, the transmission gear selection may not match the indicated gear and the vehicle may move in an unintended or unexpected direction, increasing the risk of a crash. I am going to report this to Lemon Law. Check out the diagrams Below Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
Now the warranty is no good and it's doing it again. Claims with repair orders prior to July 21, 2010 must be submitted to the Service Contract provider. Use the appropriate procedure below. It… The thermostat is on the driver's side of the engine. If you are having problems, you may need to have the motor replaced. Checking and Adding Power Steering Fluid Notice: When adding fluid or making a complete fluid change, always use the proper power steering fluid.
. If it has electric steering, then no fluid needed. The cap is on the centerline of the transmission and almost below the exhaust crossover pipe. The power steering pump would be driven by the belt in the event you have a hydraulic system. It uses electrical power, motors, and sensors to supply power assist when you are steering. Before adding power steering fluid, be sure to check your owners manual to determine what type of power steering fluid to add to your Impala.
Mar 17, 2014 You will want to verify you have hydraulic power steering. If it does not, try repeating the process, but instead of turning it to off after stepping on the pedal, just start the car. I just finished this job today. Now this steering problem, it sounds like it is rubbing on something, I am sick and tired of driving around like this. Please read this it may still be covered under warranty if electronic steering which I think your car is. So, since I didn't have a regular body shop bc I didn't trust anyone bc the problem continued to reoccur I had to pay for half of the repair!! Sounds from the blogs here that warranty repair is out of question so I either live with it for awhile or get it fixed.
It's reservoir is located in the engine compartment and clearly marked. Adding power steering fluid to your Impala is easy and should be done whenever your power steering fluid is low. On 2008 model year vehicles, dealers are to replace the power steering motor control module. Check out the diagrams Below. I hope this will fix the problem. Never again will I own a new chevy if they can't stand good for this one. Now miles later the problem has come back but a bit louder and more persistent.
Personally I think that the dealer should have to fix the dam thing the right way. The power steering is strictly an electric motor attached to the steering column under the dash. Unfortunately, my warranty has expired, and I don't have the money to fix whatever problem is going on now. It's a 3 to 4 hour job. Thus making it easy to locate. I wll be getting it done soon.
Refer to Fluid and Lubricant Recommendations. Until the 'clunking' in the steering column came back a few months later. I was sent on my way with the same problem, I took it back again, still they saw no noticeable problems and they didn't feel any jerking. Electronic power steering was an option on Malibu's and this may be why you cannot find the reservoir. The recall began February 24, 2015. The filter is… well to check transmission fluid on 2002 malibu, first jack up vehicle and get it as level as possible, start car and let run for approx.
However, before you do, check the following fuses: Underhood fuse 1 - 60A Inside console fuse 19 - 2A Either with kill the steering and may have been blown if you or an uninformed mechanic have jumped the car incorrectly. The noise is becoming very annoying and worries me that there might be something wrong yet nothing is visibly wrong. We are at 72,000 miles now and just investigated into it. This is funny because I just took my car to the shop today just because the information center in my 2006 Malibu 3. Inspect the power steering pump fluid level at regular intervals. Do they really think we are that stupid? Note: This is an expansion of recall 14V-153 to cover additional vehicles built between April 1, 2006 and June 30, 2006.