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2010 Chevrolet Equinox Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 3 official 2010 Chevrolet Equinox recalls. Find out if your 2010 Chevrolet Equinox needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 5, 2016

The ignition key may be able to be removed from the ignition switch without the vehicle's transmission being shifted to the park position, which could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly as occupants exit the vehicle. This would increase risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your General Motors vehicle must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall numbers are 50490 and 50491.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 23, 2014

One or both of the front seats may fall to their lowest vertical position without warning.

As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The GM recall number is 14271.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 12, 2010

Due to a software issue, the windshield defroster may fail to operate. As a result, reduced visibility under certain driving conditions could increase the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall; visibility could be reduced without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.