2005 Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Equinox
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Problems
The AC system may not blow cold at times. In many cases, replacement of the AC compressor has corrected this issue.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Vehicles with a 6speed automatic transmission may develop one or more of the following faults related to a broken 35R clutch wave plate inside the transmission: Illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723, loss of reverse gear, slipping or harsh 3rd or 5th gear shift. Removal and dis-assembly of the transmission will be required to replace the broken 35R wave plate. It is also extremely important that all debris from the failed part be cleaned from the transmission while it is disassembled in order to try and prevent future problems.
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Questions
once I jump it in morns its fine all day but something is running it down at night it has a new battery
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Recalls
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.
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Reviews
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...
Chevy made a great car! I own the AWD model and it is fantastic! We rarely need the all wheel drive, but its always there when we need it! We live in upstate new york so we've seen our fair share of snow storms. This car handles great in the difficult conditions, has a fair / high safety rating, and sits up high enough to keep the road more than visible for miles to come (depending on condit...
solid vehicle. will fill any need