Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Equinox ProblemsAC Not Cold Due to Failed Compressor
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.
Chevrolet Equinox QuestionsI have a high pitched sound that developes when the car is driven. No one knows (2 answers)
The serpentine belt was changed, new brakes and new front barring. Can't find the source of the noise.
Been in shop three times first they said it was the cams then they said I needed a timing chain after spending over 2,200 hundred dollars still not fixed
Cabin lights (front top and rear compartment) stay lit when the car is in motion. The lights eventually go out after I exit the car and the alarm is set.
Chevrolet Equinox RecallsWindshield Wipers Stop Working
The windshield wiper module ball joints may corrode and wear over time, resulting in the wipers failing to operate. Dealers will make repairs (the repair procedure is not available as of the time of this writing) free of charge to resolve the concern.
The ignition key may be able to be removed from the ignition switch without having the transmission shift lever securely in the park position. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing free of charge to resolve the concern.
The tire placard may list the improper tire size and inflation pressure. Dealers will inspect and replace affected certification labels free of charge to resolve the concern.