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 ProblemsTransmission Fault and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723
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.
The AC system may not blow cold at times. In many cases, replacement of the AC compressor has corrected this issue.
2005 Chevrolet Equinox QuestionsNeed my fusebox replaced. (1 answer)
fuses keep blowing. Need box replaced....HOW?
ABS system is broke. need it fixed.
when you turn it on, it smells like the antifreeze leaked into it
2005 Chevrolet Equinox RecallsTransmission 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.