Rear window defogger quit working

140

Asked by Jan 24, 2013 at 09:50 AM about the 2008 Chevrolet Impala LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The rear window defogger does not work on my 2008 Chev Impala.  Just stopped one day.  The owner's manual says nothing in the fuse diagram about a fuse for that particular circuit.  I had just assumed that was it.  Help?

6 Answers

look at the lower left, click image to enlarge, there it is

265 out of 265 people think this is helpful.

There is a little fuse at the underhood fuse box. The grey boxes are relays and there is a silver box to check which is a circuit breaker. Just wiggle them out to remove them. Use a fuse puller, sometimes there is one clipped to the fuse box, pliers could break the plastic then you have a mess, you would have to get the prongs out. Check the underhood fuse block-look for 'RT I/P #3'-this fuse controls the rear defogger. There is also a circuit breaker at the right side fuse block in the instrument panel. Open the passenger front door, pull the side dash cover off and look for REAR DEFOG BRKR. You can swap it with the breaker above it to see if it's the breaker that is bad. There is also a REAR DEFOG RELAY to the left of the breaker. Put your finger on it and turn the defogger on and off and see if you can feel it 'clicking'. If you can then the relay should be OK

34 out of 34 people think this is helpful.
560

I have the same problem with my 07 impala I can't find the fuse for it. I already changed the relay and that did not work. Help pls

56 out of 56 people think this is helpful.
365

bad wiring connector drivers side under dash under carpet close to the door.

35 out of 35 people think this is helpful.
900

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFWBDZjQaRU

81 out of 81 people think this is helpful.
915

yep, the 2 above posts are the FIX!....Sweeeeet! ....burnt connector in harness ....passenger side foot area. watch the 2min video.

69 out of 69 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Rear window defogger quit, light stays on at the control panel. 2 answers

    Rear window defogger quit, its not the relay. Unable to locate a fuse labeled 'rear defog'. The light on the control panel stays lit when the button is pushed.

    2011 Chevrolet Impala LT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • rear defogger not working 1 answer

    The indicator light for the rear defogger is lit on the control panel, but the rear window will not defog. Someone told me that the plug to the defogger might be llosse/unplugged. Where is it? I ha...

    2008 Chevrolet Impala

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Back defogger dont work on 2009 Chevrolet impala 1 answer

    2009 CHEVORLET IMPALA BACK WINDOW DEFOGGER DONT WORK

    2009 Chevrolet Impala LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2012 Impala Rear defroster / defogger stopped working. How do I troubleshoot? 1 answer

    Rear defrost/defog stopped working a few weeks ago. Since this back window was replaced (a stick impaled the seal when a branch fell on the car a couple of years ago-and the seal is part of the wind...

    2012 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1974 Z-07 roadster wirh rear window defogger 4 answers

    I have a 74 roadster that I am restoring with Z-07 package. This is a little drifrent then J-56 brakes that I have worked with before. Need to talk with some one that has restored or raced a car with ...

    1974 Chevrolet Corvette

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Impala

Looking for a Used Impala in your area?

CarGurus has 34,401 nationwide Impala listings starting at $799.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Impala Questions

Chevrolet Impala Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,670
#2 Danny Wang
Danny Wang
Reputation 1,640
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,007 Great Deals out of 85,655 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Charger
359 Great Deals out of 29,598 listings starting at $2,475
Used Honda Accord
814 Great Deals out of 81,559 listings starting at $899
Used Chrysler 300
403 Great Deals out of 22,147 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Maxima
345 Great Deals out of 25,215 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Altima
1,088 Great Deals out of 82,556 listings starting at $670
Used Dodge Challenger
221 Great Deals out of 24,807 listings starting at $7,988
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
775 Great Deals out of 28,432 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Fusion
1,062 Great Deals out of 78,340 listings starting at $1,250
Used Buick LaCrosse
306 Great Deals out of 22,558 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford Mustang
363 Great Deals out of 44,352 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,283 Great Deals out of 155,210 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota Camry
1,095 Great Deals out of 96,233 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Taurus
255 Great Deals out of 20,458 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
1,174 listings starting at $19,750
2016 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 1,073 listings starting at $14,566
2015 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 417 listings starting at $11,795
2014 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 398 listings starting at $10,991
2013 Chevrolet Impala LS For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 47 listings starting at $5,900