Honda City helped make these videos
We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.
A check engine light can indicate a broad spectrum of problems with your 2008 Chevrolet Impala. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. The video above shows how to locate the on board diagnostics (OBD) plug on your 2008 Impala, how to read the trouble codes and how to reset or clear the check engine light using a scanner on your Impala.
Intermittent Check Engine Light: If the check engine light on your 2008 Impala is intermittent, try to take note of the conditions when this happens. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue. Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your Impala, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your Impala and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your Impala diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.
If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel
Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel
If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel
If your transmission is running low on fluid, be sure to add some - find out how to do this here!2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel
Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L V6 FlexFuel