Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

The day time running lights (DRL) resistor may fail causing the daytime running lights to stop working. Our technicians tell us a failed resistor will require replacement.

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Chevrolet Equinox Questions

AC quit working replaced the compressor, dryer, rings. Still did not work spoke to Chevy tech and they said the condenser would need to be replaced. Purchased a condenser and put this on and it worked for about 25 minutes cranked later on and it does not work. System has been flushed 4 times h...

Hear a metal on metal sound when in reverse and first gear. Hear a clunking sound intermittently when starting car. Also intermittent hesitation at high speeds and RPM's go all over place. Motor sounds like it is turning over

Changing lanes and turning

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Chevrolet Equinox Recalls

Certain vehicles originally sold in, or currently registered in, the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma, or Texas are being recalled because the plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, resulting in a fuel leak. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel pump module to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12190.

The tire pressure monitoring system is designed to illuminate the tire pressure warning light when the tire pressure in any one tire is 25% below the recommended cold tire pressure. On these vehicles, the light will not illuminate until the tire pressure is more than 25% below the recommend cold tire pressure. Underinflated tires can result in the tire overheating, which could lead to a blowout and a possible crash. Underinflated tires also affect tire wear, vehicle handling, and fuel economy. Dealers will update the Body Control Module software to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 11261.

 

General Motors is recalling certain 2011 Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox, and GMC Terrain vehicles because one or both of the front safety belt buckle anchors may separate during a crash. As a result, the safety belt system may not properly restrain the front seat occupants, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will modify the affected safety belt buckles as necessary.

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Chevrolet Equinox Reviews

We have over 11800, miles on our equinox. Service traction control lights keep coming on. What does this mean? We have had no problems with our car, we keep it serviced, oil change regulurly, etc.

I LOVE THE EQUINOX AND THE WAY IT HANDLE THE ROAD, BUT THE ONLY PROBLEM THAT I HAVE IS THAT WATER GETS INTO THE HEAD LIGHTS WHEN IT RAINS.

this car is built in CANADA by suzuki.found that out the hard way.the engine is chinese and the trans in jap. chey claims "american" yeah my butt.the door panels fell off,the over head map lights break at the slightest touch.rear outer door panle fell off.tailgate inner door panel fell off.replaced rotors at 45000.it has 75000 and needs them again.it burns oil like a oil fired steam locomotive ...

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