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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 starts but won't stay on
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2005 Chevrolet Equinox to start then die. The most likely causes for your vehicle are the crankshaft position sensor, MAF sensor, fuel pump relay, ignition coil, or a wiring harness fault. If the...
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Problems with heated seat.
Hello. Issues with your heated seats can be caused by a few different things. If the heater control module, the component that controls the functions of the heated seats, has an issue it can cause the heated seats to malfunction....
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Car will not shift out of park
The shifter not moving out of Park can be caused by a few different components. If the brake light switch is not sending the proper signal to the shifter interlock, then it will not release the shift mechanism. Also, the...
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Back Door will not open even while unlocked
Hi there. It sounds like a failed latch assembly or the rods/cables that provide the connection from the manual handles to the latch assembly are loose or the retaining clips/cables are broken. The door panel may be damaged during removal...
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2013 Chevrolet Equinox will not turn over.
Hello there, it's like the power steering and car not starting issues are related on your 2013 Chevrolet Equinox. Your vehicle is equipped with electronic assist power steering, if the battery voltage is low it can cause errors in the...
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Jerking forward at a full stop.
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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what can cause a anti brake system light to come on? I haven't had a wheel alignment in a year.
The ABS light can be on for a number of reasons. The abs system is an electronic system that piggybacks along with the standard hydraulic brake system. Using a number of sensors for input - wheel speed sensors, speed sensor,...
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Do I really have an engine problem?
If the check engine light (CEL) has illuminated that does signify that there is an issue with the engine and/or a part of the "engine management system". You should get it checked out especially as it is possible that the...
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My vehicle won't start.
Hi there: If a vehicle has overheated, it's possible that damage may have been done to electrical connections, ignition system components (including the crankshaft position sensor) which can cause the no starting issue you're having. What should be done first...
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If I replace my engine does it have to be the same year?
If you are looking to do an engine swap you should use the same year motor. This way you will not have different sensors and harnesses. Also you may have different exhaust, intakes, and accessories. From one year to another...
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A lot of parts been changed do to the antifreeze still leaking oil looks good no smoke from tailpipe don't see the leakage
Hello, to test a coolant system requires a pressure tester. This tester helps to locate leaks without operating the vehicle. It would be best to have a certified mechanic look at the vehicle and determine exactly what is going on....
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Car shakes when I apply brakes doing 45mph or more and even when I don't apply brakes around 60 mph 2005 Chevy Equinox
Hello - you likely have multiple problems here: one of which exaggerates the others. Given your mileage, your front struts are likely worn. This is important because the tire imbalance you feel at 60 mph (without braking), and the vibration...
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Problems after jump starting vehicle
Hi there: Although it's highly unlikely, what you're describing is very similar to what happens when the electrical charge during the jump start is reversed. This usually only occurs when the jump start terminals are installed backwards, a major ground...
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2012 Chevy Equinox with 72k miles vs 2006-07 Honda Pilot, Toyota 4runner, or Toyota Highlander with 100k to 150k miles
Hello. If the vehicles you are look at have been properly maintained then there should be only a few repairs to anticipate. Along with regular oil changes, vehicles of that mileage will likely need brakes, transmission fluid services, and depending...
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My car keeps stalling. What causes this?
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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On full throttle there is a grinding noise under the right hand side of the dashboard
Hi there: In most cases a grinding noise is caused by lack of lubrication or metal-to-metal contact. It's commonly a sign of damage to wheel bearings, or suspension components. The best way to correctly diagnose this issue is to have...
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If I had my manifold, solenoid, transmission, and pedal sensor fixed all within 18 months. Do I have a lemon on my hands?
In order for a vehicle to be considered to be able to claim the Lemon Law, your vehicle would need to be in for service to the dealer for one problems with three consecutive visits without the problem getting fixed....
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P0054
Hi there: It's very difficult to tell you yes or no on whether it'll be OK to drive 1,300 miles with this particular OBD-II error code. In general, the P0054 code indicates a problem with the HO2 sensor. If you...
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How can I remove the message "service the battery charging system?"
Hi there: If you've recently had major work done to your Chevrolet Equinox, it's always a good idea to have the ECU reprogrammed or updated so it can monitor those changes; especially if any aftermarket parts were used. However, the...

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