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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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No heat when idling?
Hello there, There are many faults that will cause your heater to only function at high RPM's on your 2011 Chevrolet Equinox. Given that your heat works at a high RPM or speed the most likely culprits are the radiator,...
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whitch sensor is the b sensor on 2015 equinox
Hello there, your 2015 Chevrolet Equinox uses two fuel level sensors to determine the vehicles fuel level. The P2066 code is set when the ECU detects an out of range signal between the B sensor readings and the A sensor...
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Front driver's CV joint, tire, and rim replacement
Hi there: It's possible that you've broken a few suspension components during your recent accident. So, it's probably a good idea to have a professional mechanic inspect your vehicle first to determine exactly what's damaged or broken so an accurate...
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Chevy equinox won't move out of drive way.
Hi there. First check the transmission fluid and make sure that it's full and red in color. If the fluid is full, then the issue could be either the transmission valve body (module) has debris inside it causing the circuits...
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P0171 bank 1 upstream O2 sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The bank 1 upstream oxygen sensor is referring to the oxygen sensor that is before the catalytic converter. If looking at the exhaust system, it would be located on the main pipe between the...
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Engine overheating chime will not turn off even when the engine has been off overnight. whats the fix?
Hi there. Check the coolant temperature sensor and see if the sensor has a harness plugged in on it. Look at the harness and make sure that the harness is not melted. Check for a voltage reference on the harness...
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Is Chevy Equinox 2006 worth replacing oil pan gasket? 198,000 miles
Hi there. Replacing the oil pan gasket is part of an engines life and part of a vehicle's maintenance. Every vehicle will eventually need to have the oil pan gasket replaced. Before you replace the oil pan gasket, look around...
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I'm buying the above mentioned vehicle that's a FWD, 4 cylinder engine
As you know, with any car the life expectancy of it depends largely on the maintenance schedule the owner has maintained, the driving conditions it is subjected to, the driving habits of the owner and many other factors. As with...
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Battery saver light on but diagnostic check by mechanic shows no issues and the warning started appearing after new battery instal
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are parts of the charging system, like the alternator output, that are monitored directly by the computer with sensors. However, there are enough sensors in the system, the aspects that are not directly...
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Rear drivers door wont shut 2006 exinox
You need to check and make sure the latch is in the open position by holding up handle and using a screwdriver to open up latch. If latch is open then check to make sure the striker did not move...
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Why does my traction control and ABS light keep coming on?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty ABS control module or potentially some bad wheel sensors. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this...
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told I need front & rear brakes.............I have no symptoms yet
The brake system on a car consists of multiple components that have to ALL be evaluated whenever brake "pads" are replaced. Mass production "mechanics" working in the literal "mass production" repair shops will tell you that you need new "brakes"...
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Had changed thermostat for heat. Had changed and now car overheats when idle.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some cooling fans that may not be working correctly. The coolant fans are triggered to come on at specific temperatures and controlled by a cooling fan relay. When this relay goes bad,...
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Back wheels bow out at bottom
Front or rear wheels can bow out for a number of reasons. In alignment terms, we call this negative camber. Camber is the angle of the wheels when looking straight at them from the front or rear. When the tops...
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"All wheel drive is off"
Hello. The "all wheel drive is off" message is displayed when the all wheel drive mechanism is turned off, possibly due to a fault detected in the all wheel drive system. Some vehicles allow you to manually switch the all...
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I can't get the cv axle out of my 2006 Chevrolet Equinox
The axle shaft is held in the transmission by a clip at the end of the shaft. With a quick blow the axle should come right out. There is a special adapter that is used with a slide hammer that...
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I replaced my battery yesterday in my 08 Equinox. this morning when i started it, it read my battery charging system is failed, r
Based on your description, I am almost positive that your alternator has failed. The alternators job is to charge the battery while the engine is running so that it has enough charge to restart the vehicle later. The message battery...
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Reduced Engine Power
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the car seeming to have issues with the extreme cold weather, there may not be anything technically wrong with it. It is not uncommon for vehicles to struggle with this. You may want...
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Is the throttle body part of the engine?
The throttle body is a part attached to the engine intake manifold. The intake manifold is attached to the engine.
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Overheating and cold air form vent
Overheating at idle is sometimes a consequence of inoperative electric radiator cooling fans so the operation of those fans should be checked first. Other causes of overheating are a partially plugged radiator, inadequate coolant in the system, a faulty radiator...

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