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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox
The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox stands out in the small SUV class for its affordable price, its high-powered engine, and its plethora of features. While the Honda CR-V has led this class for years,...
2012 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2012 GMC Terrain: Which One Should I Buy?
The mid-size crossover SUV category offers the comfort and size of an SUV, but on the platform of a car, giving it the look and feel of a large hatchback. The unibody construction typical of passenger vehicles is...

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My car is starting to over heat and lose speed and I lost heat as well. There is a white smoke coming through my vents
This sounds like the heater core may be leaking. Typical symptoms of a leaking heater core: smoke/steam through the vents, sweet smell, fogging of windows. The heater core is typically located behind the dash. It is part of the heating/cooling...
Removing heater core
Hello. If I understand the situation correctly, you are talking about the metal tubes that run from the inside of the vehicle, through the firewall, which are the supply and return lines for the coolant to the heater core. ...
Headlights come on when off in middle of night draining battery
There are several possibilities that may be the source of this issue - first make sure your headlight switch is in the "Off" position (rather than "Auto" for example). Then remove both the headlight relay and the daytime running light...
Car would not start until i turned the steering wheel
This sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch in the steering column. This is a fairly common issue with many cars. Inside your steering column where the ignition switch is housed there are many small moving mechanical parts...
Loud knocking while driving straight and while turning left and right
Hello. If the knocking only occurs when the vehicle is moving then you either have an engine mount issue or a suspension problem. A knocking is usually the result of bad starts, a loose ball joint, or a bad bushing....
Service AWD System light is coming on
Hello. The "Service AWD System" light comes on when the computer detects that there is an issue with the AWD system. In most cases an issue with the AWD system will disable the system completely in order to protect the...
Car keeps cranking over when not holding key, but still wont start
It sounds like you have 2 problems here, the starter and an engine stalling problem. The starter problem is probably the starter solenoid, a power switch (integrated into the starter assembly) that takes a small current from the ignition switch...
My car will not start, cranks but doesn't run.
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Camshaft position sensor exhaust Port location
Hello. In order to answer your question I would need to know what engine your vehicle has. For most vehicles the exhaust camshaft sensor will go on the cylinder head, on the exhaust camshaft side. That is the side...
My console is not working can't turn on my air or radio.. Can't defrost
Hello. I would start by load testing the battery and the alternator. Most of the time when this happens all of a sudden it is because there is a loss of voltage in the electrical system. If that is fine...
How do you get Check Engine Light reading with no OBD-II plug?
All vehicles that are newer than 1996 and sold in the United States are required to have an OBD-2 system. The scanner plug may have been removed for some reason by the previous owner or mechanic. If this is the...
Replacing a power window motor - 2005 Chevrolet Equinox
If you have already removed the motor and regulator assembly but are unable to separate the two, I would recommend using a pry bar of some sort to try to separate the gears. If this does not work, it is...
Car shaking
Hello. This vehicle uses a center driveshaft support bearing (carrier bearing) on the rear driveshaft. This is a commonly known issue that I have seen go bad and cause vibrations around that speed. To confirm this, I recommend having a...
Service stabilizer and traction control warning is on.
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
My car will not turnover my car just stop and would not turnover I check my oil level and very very low had oil change 2months ago
Based on the information given, it is very difficult to diagnose the issue. The chain dragging and lack of starting sounds to me like your timing chain has broken and needs to be replaced. Timing chains can cause damage to...
The instrument cluster doesn't display tire pressure. It displays dashes for the four tires
Hi, thanks for writing in. It's possible that your tire pressure monitoring system either has a bad sensor that is triggering an error code in your vehicle's computer or there is a problem with the relay that sends data to...
Removal of the rear axle from the rear deferential, any special way to do so? Pulling on it doesn't work.
There is a special axle remover tool or a slide hammer that can cause the axle to release from the housing.
The traction light is on but the button on the console says it's off. Is it safe to drive the car?
Your car should be safe to drive, however this suggests that you may have a traction control system problem. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this...
Fuel pump running with car off
Hello. A fuel pump that stays on when the ignition is turned off can be caused by a few things. If you do not believe that the behavior is normal, then it may be possible that the the ignition switch...
What do you think could be wrong?
Hello. If the vehicle overheated to the point where steam started to escape, you are better off replacing the engine altogether. Once the cooling system is filled with water, it can be pressure tested to see if there are still...

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