How much is a heater core for a 2006 Chevy Impala?
Chevrolet Impala Heater Core Replacement Cost Estimate. The average cost for a Chevrolet Impala heater core replacement is between $580 and $668. Labor costs are estimated between $337 and $425 while parts are priced at $243.
Why is the heat in my car not getting hot?
A heater can stop working for a number of reasons, including: A low antifreeze/water level in the radiator due to a leak in the cooling system. A bad thermostat that isn’t allowing the engine to properly warm up. A blower fan that isn’t working properly.
What to do if your Chevy Impala has no heat?
Open hood, driver side fire wall you will the see the heater core rubber hoses. Remove the two hose clamps. Disconnect both hoses from the metal extension tubes (not the hose clamps located at fire wall, these are to difficult to reach). Use a funnel and fill both heater core hoses with 50/50 Dex-Cool (it does not take much, maybe 8 to 12 oz).
Why does my Chevy Impala blow cold air at idle?
I have 2006 impala that randomly will blow cold air at idle. Sometimes if I stop at redlight the heater will blow cold air. If I get the engine above idle by reving the engine to about 1K rpm it starts to blow warm again. The temp gauge remains at the normal spot on the gauge. The radiator and expansion tank are at the correct levels.
Why does my car have no heat at idle?
No heat or hot air during idle is the result of air gap in the heater core. Open hood, driver side fire wall you will the see the heater core rubber hoses.
What kind of coolant does a Chevy Impala use?
GM vehicles use the coolant DEX-COOL, which is the purple color coolant. In the impala’s if the coolant hasn’t been changed for a while the dex-cool will leave deposits, or get thick is easier way to think about it. When it runs through your heater core, that silt like deposit will clog the heater core.