Chevrolet Equinox problems and issues

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Will not start.

Chevrolet Equinox 2009  150000 miles
2009 chevy equinox will not start after being driven then cools down and starts.
bill from United States 2 months ago  

Heat problem

Chevrolet Equinox 2010 suv, 2.4 ltr 90000 miles
Vehicle gives only cold air not heat at all on my 2010 Chevy Equinox LS 4cyl
leni from Canada 6 months ago  

Rough brake pedal and abs/ t. V. Light keep coming on.

Chevrolet Equinox 2006 Automatic 3.4l 159000 miles
When applying brakes they are rough, pulsating and just seen like they aren't grabbing. ThebAbs/Tc light keep coming g on...
Josephine from United States 6 months ago  

Straktac track not workin calls for services

Chevrolet Equinox 2010  148950 miles
The see sounding louder Can it be fit and what the cost whod being
divers wife09 from Canada 7 months ago  

Rear window wiper

Chevrolet Equinox 2013 wiper blades 17000 miles
Have had a hard tome replacing the rear wiper. Either it is so flat that the cover assembly will npt fit back on or if i do get it on, the plastic rubs. Looks like only certain brands will work.
njam from United States 8 months ago  

Not starting

Chevrolet Equinox 2007  31000 miles
2007 Equinox not starting
San1 from Canada 8 months ago  

Tailgate problem

Chevrolet Equinox 2012  40500 miles
Tail gate slowley closes when left open for a while
pfkre from United States a year ago  

Security light on dash

Chevrolet Equinox 2015 4 door LTZ  28000 miles
My security light keeps flashing. Never stops. Any idea what is wrong and Any idea how to make it stop?
Tina from United States a year ago  

Issues with replaced rear differential & rear transfer case

Chevrolet Equinox 2012  165000 miles
Recently had rear transfer case & rear differential replaced or repaired on 2012 chevy equinox my awd, after the repair whenever I made a turn to start driving the rear wheels seemed to grind, or have a grinding noise as if the rear wheels were having a grabbing effect. Took the vehicle back to have that issue fixed, & after I picked the vehicle up now whenever we make a turn when driving off there's a loud hard clank ,
John from United States a year ago  

Backup camera doesn't always work

Chevrolet Equinox 2012  66710 miles
Recently my backup camera system does not always work. I get a message that the system is not available and get a jumpy, staticy picture. When I googled the problem, it told me to tap the internal fonzie--what ever that may be.
Beannie1007 from United States a year ago  

Dash Guuges

Chevrolet Equinox 2007 v6 150236 miles
Dash gauges traction control RPM gone crazy gas gauge to
Bear from United States a year ago  

Side View Mirrors Not Working

Chevrolet Equinox 2013 4 door,LTZ 60000 miles
Side view mirrors will not adjust in cold weather...once interior warms up, they will with warmer weather, they will not adjust at all...any suggestions...?
papajo4897 from Canada a year ago  

Squiking nose

Chevrolet Equinox 2005 3.4 128582 miles
There all way a squiting noise
Fireman from Canada a year ago  

Radio problems

Chevrolet Equinox 2017 Four door hatch back 2.0 L  9000 miles
When radio is on shuffle it will not change artists
Thom from United States 2 years ago  

Injector staying open

Chevrolet Equinox 2005 3400 awd 138000 miles
One of my injector is staying open. Can my computer be bad? Or can I have other issues. Does anybody have same problems and what did u do to fix it. Please I need answersi have put a new engine in this and still have same problem
granny2b20071 from United States 2 years ago  

Back door will not open

Chevrolet Equinox 2011 5 door 56000 miles
When unlocking the doors nothing happens to the back door, no noise nothing. It has been very cold so could it be frozen?
Julie from Canada 2 years ago  

Battery dead

Chevrolet Equinox 2011 4 l 165000 miles
Tried to start car with remote. Wouldn't start but tail lights flashing off and on. Got a boost and while driving, tailights still flashing. When I shut it off wouldn't start again. When I opened door with key horn started blowing. Now it's all dead. Pretty sure it's all because of battery? Help
Sylvia from Canada 2 years ago  

Is it under warranty. Just bought used September 2017

Chevrolet Equinox 2014  31000 miles
Check engine light came on for smog pump
Jules from United States 2 years ago  

Road Noise when driving especially at about 40+ mph

Chevrolet Equinox 2010 LT 63500 miles
Why is the 2.4 Motor so loud in the Chevy Equinox ? New transmission (unrelated) ,new tires, no wheel bearing issues. There are so many stories that have the same issues.Is it a lack of sound deadening in the body ? The same story can be read over and over ,you get a rumble at around 40MPH and it continues to 70 mph. I have put it in neutral and it doesn't change at all while coasting at 60 mph.
CKent from United States 2 years ago  

Check Engine Light- No Codes

Chevrolet Equinox 2013  74350 miles
Check Engine light came on after picking it up from the dealership after a connector was replaced. Taken in the next day due to it was after hours. They kept the car for 2 weeks, resetting the light and letting it run for hours at times and driving on the road. However no codes show up. They checked the gas cap when we dropped it off. However we had the cap replaced less than 3 months ago. Light is still on! But Chevy has no idea what it is. Any suggestions?
JKMulcahy from United States 2 years ago  

Radio and Odometer Dim Light

Chevrolet Equinox 2014 hatchback suv 41000 miles
When we are driving the radio and odometer lights dim. The switch to control the lights is all the way up to the brightest setting. It stays like that for a while and then comes back on brighter. We have taken to the dealer and it doesn't do it then. They have no idea why it does this.
Carrol from United States 2 years ago  
Sher de Canada a year ago
Mine does that too. No clue why.
Beannie1007 de United States a year ago
Same here. I've even mentioned it to a mechanic and he had no idea why either.
Mazdaadvisor4 de United States a year ago
Is there anything that might be impeding the sensor located on the dash, it reads ambient light, and if headlights are set to auto illuminate it dims dash light when activated.
njam de United States 8 months ago
I have the same issue. Any ideas?

Brakes are horriffic sounding

Chevrolet Equinox 2015 Equinox 42348 miles
Since day I bought it the brakes are. Like a metal to. Metal sound especially when 1st raje ogf in am had Dealer check they say they sre fine any duggestions
Quite annoying
Pooltime1111 from United States 2 years ago  

P0445 can't find how to solve it!

Chevrolet Equinox 2008 P0445 code  252756 miles
I had a P0449 code so I changed purge and vapour canister valves, code shut off! Then I got a P0445 code and changed all my spark plugs and egr valve, bought new gas cap and still can't figure out what the problem is!
Clooney from Canada 2 years ago  

Temperature always going up

Chevrolet Equinox 2005 V6 engine 200000 miles
Temperature keeps going up. First it was only when idling, but now it happens when van is moving. Sometimes heater blows cold air instead of hot. Just replaced thermostat. Both fans work.
Bambi from Canada 2 years ago  
Desiree de United States a year ago
Your heads prob blown!! My fans don't work at all. Any ways my daughter bought the thing 5 mos ago thinking it was only the 02 sensor!! Then it started over heating real bad the radiator hose blew we replace that then the thermostat all this in a day well the thermostat was put on the following day. That's when we were informed the heads blown !!!_we flushed the radiator ALL day process and tomorrow we're pouring in the shead gasket seal (blue Devil) but we gotta figure out what's going on with the fans 1st!! You said yours are still working fine?

Guages not working

Chevrolet Equinox 2008  161998 miles
Tech odometer not working and odometer
bill from United States 2 years ago  

Need quick on/off free way for passenger airbags. My 56 lb dog.

Chevrolet Equinox 2012 Hatchback 4700 miles
My we 56 lb dog rides seatbelt in passenger seat. I don't want her injured or killed. Does Chevy equinox 2012 have special on off tricks? The sensor is a pain and takes a long time. Ignition sequence or hidden glove box button or something??? Going crazy. Thanks !
Lynette from United States 2 years ago  

Ignition switch

Chevrolet Equinox 2005  134000 miles
When i turn my key its like it stays stuck and the key can come off when its still on is it just the ignition switch or can it be more things its almost like when it starts and its on sometimes like it wants to restart also will it make my battery die if its not working right
Heather from United States 2 years ago  
Rebel de United States a month ago
It's been a factory defect get in touch with ur closest chevy dealer

Try to start by it self

Chevrolet Equinox 2013 Equinox 2.4 722 miles
When I leave my key in my equinox and not running just listen to my radio everything goes off and it trying to start it self and when you turn your automatic lights off the radio goes off turn lights back on it come back on and when you are driving the radio only plays on the passager of the equinox and then it goes back to all speakers
Z24cruze from United States 2 years ago  

Temperature sensor

Chevrolet Equinox 2008 Lt 165001 miles
Sensor says it is running hot and cuts off A.C. I bought a new sensor but can not find where it goes.
Tony H from United States 2 years ago  
Tony H de United States 2 years ago
I found it and replaced it. Problem solved.
Mcronan de United States a year ago
Mine doing same thing I replaced the sensor and the gauge and it still doing it is yours still working or did it go back to doing it again
Visschedykdtd de Canada a year ago
What tool off hand did u use

A miss sometimes

Chevrolet Equinox 2006  175000 miles
My 2006 Equinox has a miss in it sometimes. But check engine light does not come on. And no fault codes. A friend told me it may be the throttle Control Module. Does anyone know?
Harry from Canada 2 years ago  
Austin de United States 2 years ago
Hey I had this problem awhile ago. Changed all my spark plugs and that didn't help. Then had the bright idea to change the spark plug wires and that did the trick. The AC Delco brand makes rubbish SP wires. Went with duralast and have had no problems 20,000 miles later.
Harry de Canada 2 years ago
Hi Austin Thanks. But did it show up as a fault code? No light is coming on and no codes. Not sure if I can get that brand of spark plug wires here.
Harry de Canada 2 years ago
Yes Mine needed new wires and plugs also
OR RANGER de United States 2 years ago
New buyer looking equinox
Just im reading all comments
And my questios is. Why many equinox for sale are rebuilt category ,i need to find more info. I have fds who selling one but the title is rebuilt. Low miles but i have some concern about this...
Many of this care are rebuilt with low miles

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