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I have a problem with a 2002 Chevy Impala, it has a slight hesitation when accelerating,also it has died a couple times then won`t start for20-45 min. I had it looked at by a local shop and was told the catalytic converter needed replaced,parts alone were estimated at 650.00 . I checked witha couple other places and the estimates were 1/2 that amount. the car was purchased from a Chevy dealer and has 830000 miles on it, my problem is no one sounds certain that`s the problem, any ideas?

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  • olddorks Sep 07, 2008

    Check engine light came on 2002 chevy impala and it has started hesitating on acceleration. We looked at the fuel guage and it was getting low so we decided to add more gas. It seemed like it was going to be ok but it has continued to do this. About three weeks ago we had the plugs, wires and transmission filter and fluid changed out. Prior we have not had any problems with the car.

  • araddar851 Apr 23, 2009

    hum seem like we having the same problems i also have a 2002 impala ls 3.8L and also jerks when i press on the gas sometimes while i am driving it jerks like somebody rear ended me.
    I also am having problems with the engine coolant light i had this problem fixed less then a year ago and about a week ago the light came back on cost for a new heaer hose and a bycase hose $670.00

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I am having an issue with MAJOR hesitation when I step on the gas. I've changed the fuel filter and the throttle control sensor. Any suggerstions?

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I had the same issue on my 2002 Chevy Impala. Cam to find that it was the Ignition Control Module. Moisture gets in this module and ruins the firing order. Replacing it cost $400.

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Have the o2 sensor looked at cost around $80 installed

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It could be the cataytic converter but doubtful. it seems it's more like a fuel system problem. first let me ask you. when was the last time you had the fuel filter changed? does it have a rough idle? has the check engine light come on at all? when is the last time it had a tune up. please reply this will allow me to pinpoint the problem and the solution

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