Chevrolet Equinox Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Equinox ProblemsTransmission 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.
The AC system may not blow cold at times. In many cases, replacement of the AC compressor has corrected this issue.
Chevrolet Equinox QuestionsWhy would my headlights not turn on until several minutes had past. (1 answer)
Started my 2015 Equinox and left a parking structure. When I came to the exit and entered the roadway, my headlights did not turn on. Then after being pulled over and was told my lights were not on, I didn't understand because they have always been on. After a few minutes, they were now on? C...
fuses keep blowing. Need box replaced....HOW?
ABS system is broke. need it fixed.
Chevrolet Equinox RecallsIgnition 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.
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.
The front seat mounted side air bag inflators may rupture and spread metallic debris through the passenger compartment, possibly causing occupant injury or death. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag modules free of charge to resolve the concern.