2005 Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Equinox

2005 Chevrolet Equinox Problems

Compressor

The AC system may not blow cold at times. In many cases, replacement of the AC compressor has corrected this issue.

Rattle From Front Lower Control Arm

The front lower control arm portion of the front suspension may cause a rattling noise over bumps and require replacement.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Questions

My ABS AND TC lights are on. What could be the problem ? (1 answer)

I have a series of different problems with my 2005 Chevy Equinox. I saw my ABS and TC on recently and when I hit the brake it's like it scraping on something and the brake often gets stiff. Another issue is like its when I'm hitting the gas it's like it's not going , seems as if ...

car does not crank and not start (1 answer)

how much should it cost for a muffler and tail pipe replacement? (1 answer)

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Recalls

Transmission Shifter Not Secure In Park Position

The transmission shift lever cable may not be seated properly on the shift mechanism. This can result in the vehicle being not being secure in the park position. Dealers will inspect for the concern and repair vehicles that exhibit the condition free of charge.

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Reviews

solid vehicle. will fill any need
My wife and I love this car. We purchased it used in 2009 with 41,000 miles on it. It is the LT trim with towing. This is a great vehical for a family of 4 on a budget. It's peppy V6 gets avg. 23 mpg highway and 20 in town. I have no fear getting on the interstate or passing on a two lane. Was not impressed that the rotors needed replacement at 45,000 or the front struts at 70,000. The turnin...
2005 Equinox Car is great overall, but as with some other owners, the car door locks by itself and alarm can go off. Experienced the driver's exterior handle to enter car coming off. Very inconvenient and need to have it repaired. Have AWD and love it. Moved from the Midwest to TX and this past winter the AWD was a tremendous lifesaver due to icy roads and in general, bad drivers that TX is kn...

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