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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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Hi Jason, How much is to replace the water pump on a 2011 chevy Equinox
Hi there. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. Your request is being forwarded to customer service. Please have your vehicle make, model, year, mileage, and VIN readily available. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can...
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My vehice over heats & does not have any heat
The radiator and heater core should be checked for flow. If the coolant was not flushed on a regular basis, the very small passages in one or both of them may be clogged, restricting flow and causing a no heat...
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My a/c was going from cold to warm and back to cold. Then went hot permanantely. The dealer looked at it and said the compressor i
Hello. I suggest to ask the dealer staff to inform you why the compressor needs to be replaced. Ask them if the compressor is seized up, if it's leaking oil around the main bearing shaft seal or just the compressor...
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Code c0040 ABS
Hi there. Typically the Chevrolet unique code of C0040 is an indicator of an ABS sensor or module problem. You might want to review this video on how many mechanics diagnose the source of this issue and resolve it with...
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Black my link screen, the check engine came on while driving blonking for a minute then shut off.
Anytime you have an electrical fault that disables a system (like your radio and the entire screen) it is cause for concern. The truth is that the only way to determine what's causing this problem is to have a professional...
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My car constantly overheats within a couple of minutes and I've had all of the cooling system replaced already.
Hi there. If the engine takes a little time to overheat, then it is possible that the radiator could be plugged up. If the engine overheats fast, then either there is air in the cooling system or one or both...
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My light came on sad reduce speed then when I cut the car off n start it again it's fine...but it acts like it's running rough..to
Hello, and thank you for writing in. While bad gas does happen, in today's market it is rare that you actually get bad gas. If anything, the fuel becomes tainted with water and other contaminants when gas stations are utilizing...
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Check engine light and decreasing power light on at same time
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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Is buying this car for $6200 a good buy?
The mileage is not excessive. If the engine was maintained as required, and the car was not abused, you could get another 100,000 miles out of it if you take care of it. The price is in an acceptable range...
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reduce power engine light. vehicle is having a tough time getting power when pushing the gas pedel
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get...
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Reduced engine power light came on when cranking vehicle and had trouble starting, but went off as soon as it cranked.
Hi There, This light will generally come on when a fault has been detected by the computer resulting in the check engine light to come on. The check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as low...
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Engine light & engine power reduced
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle's warning light needs to be scanned so we can figure out what component may be causing the issue. Use the codes available to direct you to a probable component. If your codes...
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Just replaced timing chain and see it is a common issue with this model. Should I keep or trade the car? Do you see this a lot?
The timing chains are tightened up by the timing tensioner and rides along the timing guides. At around 50K miles, the timing chain tensioner tends to stop working. The tensioner is hydraulically operated. To prolong the timing chain and keep...
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Hello, I need to get an idea of what a good price would be to replace my Front Brake Rotor and shocks on a 2008 Chevy Equinox 3.4L
Hi there. If you'd like to receive a quote for the brake rotors being replaced, please click this link and submit a quote request. This will put you in direct contact with our sales team and you can customize a...
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My brake lights and dash brake light come on while driving.
These types of warning lights will generally store a fault code in one or more of the vehicles control modules. The warning lights you are getting may be the result of a faulted brake pedal position sensor or wheel speed...
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Had oil changed, filter was not put in correctly and now have a p0014 code.
Hi there. This article on what the P-0014 OBD-II trouble code is, what causes it and how it is resolved might shed some light on this issue. The only item that may have caused damage to this sensor would be...
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When I come to a slow stop, my car starts rocking back and forth.
Typically this type of concern would come from bad misfires as the engine and transmission internals are likely the only parts of the vehicle in motion while you are stopped. Misfires would normally cause a check engine light so you...
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Hi i got a question regarding my 05 Chevy Equniox. Coolant will disapeer and reappear at times but tempature will get in the red
Hi there. There are a few possible explanations for this issue. First, if you are using a higher concentration of coolant than the recommended 50/50% ratio of coolant to distilled water, it is possible that the overflow is due to...
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I have a 2011 Equinox the gas light came on and right after reduce engine light came on. Could this be because the gas is low?
Yes, it is possible for the Reduced Power Warning Light to turn on if the fuel level is so low that normal fuel delivery is interrupted. Low fuel delivery can cause misfiring, oxygen sensors will report out of range readings,...
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im getting error codes P0121, P0700, P1516, P2135 when scanned on my 2007 chevy equinox. Randomly loosing engine power due to sta
Let me start with the fault codes. P0121 - Throttle Position Sensor Circuit. P0700 - Transmission Control System Malfunction. P1516 - Throttle Actuator Control. P2135 - Throttle Position Sensor Circuit. The fact that there is only 1 transmission code and...

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