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Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Chevrolet Equinox

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Chevrolet Equinox is between $462 and $565 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Chevrolet Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
2006 Chevrolet Equinox
Head Gasket Replacement
$763 - $1172
2006 Chevrolet Equinox
Water Pump Replacement
$306 - $525
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Quantity: Both
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$583 - $725
2006 Chevrolet Equinox
Heater Core Replacement
$608 - $827
2005 Chevrolet Equinox Location: Both Sides
Strut/Shock Absorber Replacement - Front
$515 - $874
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Chevrolet Equinox
$
1,019
to $
2,405
Chevrolet Equinox
$
341
to $
1,030
Chevrolet Equinox
$
287
to $
999
Chevrolet Equinox
$
588
to $
1,310
Chevrolet Equinox
$
263
to $
962

Chevrolet Equinox Problems

AC 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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Transmission 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.

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Chevrolet Equinox Questions

radio/heater panel dead (1 answer)

can't use controls on radio or heater panel

what does it mean when a yellow electrical light pops up when driving (1 answer)

after a changed the front passenger tire with the donut provided tried to drive on highway and will not accelerate and a warning light pops up on dashboard in the right side rpm window

code P2165 came up no power, idles rough and stability trek (1 answer)

usually happens when it is cold and mostly at night or early morning as I work swing shift. It has happened a total of four times now. Have very little power,

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Chevrolet Equinox Recalls

Windshield 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.

Ignition Key May Be Removed Without Transmission Lever Shifted To Park

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.

Tire Placard Has Improper Tire Pressure And Tire Size Information Listed

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.

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Chevrolet Equinox Reviews

Had to replace wheel sensor for stabiltrack at 3000 miles not covered under warranty! &725.32 and same problem showed up at 40000 miles, not replacing this time!!!! $10.00 Quart of oil every 1000 miles, Chevy replaced 1 (ONE) piston, gasket and timing chain! Runs worse then before, idles at 500 rpm and has no get up and go,,, funny still has the same problem! I will NEVER buy another...
At around 40,000 miles everything started falling apart. Moisture accumulated in the headlamp area, causing me to have to replace the bulbs every year. Have to replace at dealer because entire grill has to come off to replace. Cost of approx. $75.00 per bulb. Mirror covers on both visors broke off within the first couple of years (I do not have any small children, broke just by opening them...
Bought new in June 2010. I have the 2.4 engine. At 29000 the motor was replaced under warranty. Since then I have had to replace a wheel bearing , and the heat blender actuator. The rear window defroster works when it wants to. The resonator has also rusted out and the driver side doors are starting to rusting at the bottom seams. I live in northern Ohio. I have not had a car rust this fast sin...

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