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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 used instead...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox
The 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, the Chevrolet Equinox is positioned to...

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My fan started running on my car oddly enough and usually when that happens I need antifreeze I put some this morning before headi
The fan will run excessively if the engine is too hot. If you are frequently adding antifreeze (more than 3-4 times per year on your model) there is a leak but leaks can be either a cause or a consequence...
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Overheating issue brought into dealer want to take apart engine to check head gasket
If the dealer is stating to you that the engine is no longer overheating, and that there are no combustion gases in the coolant, it is not clear what the problem is that they are trying to resolve by taking...
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My car will accelerate but won't drive or go in reverse. I also have an antifreeze leak as well. Does this automatically mean I ne
You should have it checked at least since it can be a bad shift cable or a bad transmission or low on fluid can all cause it not to go into gear.
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Problems after transmission put in
Check to see if there is warranty coverage on the work that was performed. It is not clear if the issue is the engine jerking or the transmission jerking, or both. The noise, of course, is a clear indication of...
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Where are the cupholders?
Your vehicle has two front cupholders, which are both located in the center console. Your car may also have two rear cupholders, which are located in the folding rear center armrest.
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Wheel Hub Assembly
Hi there. Every tire and wheel on your vehicle is secured to the wheel hub assembly. If the wheel bearings or the hub itself are damaged, then it can break, causing the wheel and tires to literally fall off your...
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What does the Traction Control Off message mean?
The Traction Control Off message comes on the driver information center (DIC) when the traction control system (TCS) has been turned off. When the TCS is turned on again, the DIC alert will disappear.
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What does the malfunction indicator Warning Light mean?
The malfunction indicator Warning Light is connected to the On-Board Diagnostics-Second Generation (OBD II) system, which gauges the vehicle’s emissions. When the malfunction indicator Warning Light illuminates, then the OBD II system has detected an issue with the emissions system,...
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What does the lamps on reminder light mean?
The lamps on reminder light is located on your instrument panel. This light helps you remember that your lights are on by illuminating anytime the lights are on.
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What does the high-beam on light mean?
The high-beam on light is located on your instnrument panel. When the light is illuminated, the high-beams are currently on. The light will disappear when the high-beams are turned off.
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What does the front fog lamp light mean?
The front fog lamp light is located on your instrument panel. When the front fog lamps are turned on, the front fog lamp light will illuminate.
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What does the cruise control light mean?
The cruise control light is located on your instrument panel, and monitors the status of the cruise control system. When the cruise control light is illuminated white, then the system is set but not yet active. When the cruise control...
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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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Truck overheats
Hello. You did not specify the mileage of your vehicle but if the thermostat is not changed around every 60,000 miles it may cause overheating. Thermostat replacement is considered routined maintenance just like brakes or oil changes. I would recommend...
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Traction Control System
The stabilitrack system is your car's traction control system. Depending on the conditions in which you were driving (i.e. snow or slippery conditions, etc), this may have caused this to engage. It may also be possible that this was engaged...
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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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Possible dead battery
A lock out service needs to be carried out in order to gain access to the good latch. Once the good latch is opened, a charge test should be performed by a qualified technician such as the ones offered here...
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overheating engine
You have a blown headgasket and the coolant is getting in to engine cylinders and into the lower part of the engine. You will need heads removed and get them checked for cracks and warpage. If you have excessive coolant...
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Overheating
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off...
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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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