2010 Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Chevrolet Equinox

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.

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I;M HAVING KNOCKING AND PINGING IN MY 4 CYLINDER ENGINE WHEN I START MY EQUINOX. I TOOK IT TO MY LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERSHIP AND HAD IT LOOKED AT. I ASSUMED IT WAS THE VALVES AGAIN DUE TO THE RECALL OF VALVE PECKING. THEIR MECHANIC TOLD ME IT WAS THE AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR SOUNDING LIKE A BALL...

start the car and the TC light doesn't go off

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The driver's and/or passenger's seat may suddenly drop to its lowest position because a bolt securing the height adjuster can fall out. This unexpected movement of the driver's seat could cause a distraction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the height adjuster bolts in both front seats to correct this concern.

The software in the center instrument panel module can cause several dash board functions, including the defrost operation of the HVAC system, to stop working. Under certain driving conditions, the loss of defroster operation could result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the center instrument panel computer module to correct this problem. This recall is scheduled to begin during January of 2010. The General Motors recall number is 09298.

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I loved my 2010 Eqinox but it had a bad shake sometimes going down the road and one time when my husband was driving it the steering would not work it just wouldnt engauge to turn he almost hit the ditch. Then on Sunday before christmas 2012 I was driving it going about 35 miles an hour and the steering locked up and I hit the ditch. a ditch full of snow and it ended up totalling out my car n...

I have a 2010 Equinox and love the car except for one major flaw. At 45000 miles, I had trouble getting the key out of the ignition. Each week it would be more difficult until the key would not come out. This is complicated by the fact that the key is left in the accessory postion and drains the battery dead! After 650 dollars to "fix" six months ago, (new solenoid) it appears the problem h...

Bought 2010 Equinox new...(now has 36,600 miles) had no problems while it was under warranty with the exception of the tire monitoring system. Then, received a notice from Chevrolet about the software update required for the engine oil monitor. Took it in a little over a week ago. Since then the A/C does not cool and the shifter started sticking...in Drive and can only move to the Neutral po...

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