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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 was working perfectly the today I was stopped at a light when it turned gree I pressed the gas and it did not. I turned off
The clues to what that was all about are within the trouble code(s) that were stored when the check engine light illuminated. Those codes, which can be downloaded, are not themselves a diagnostic or pinpoint identification of the failed or...
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How many o2 sensors on a 2013 Chevy equinox?
Your vehicle has two oxygen sensors. One is located before the catalytic converter and one is located just after the catalytic converter. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to...
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I try to start my car but it won't start and my check engine light comes on
If the check engine light is on, trouble codes are probably available for download. Obtaining those codes would be a first step as the codes provide important clues. Most complete no starts actually have fairly limited causes (battery, starter, fuel,...
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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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Power
Persistent (other than at start-up) white smoke in the exhaust often occurs if coolant is leaking into the combustion chambers. Check your coolant level to get an indirect indication of whether that is occurring or not. If you have an...
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Got a '05 chevy equinox Coolant thermostat malfunction code.
If you are referring to trouble code P0128, although a common cause is a faulty (often stuck open) thermostat, a problem in diagnosing this is other faults can cause the code as well. Check your actual engine operating temperature. Is...
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06 Chevy equinox decreased power light and traction control light on
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your throttle body or throttle position sensor. Many traction control systems use the throttle body to reduce engine RPM in the event of slippage. I would recommend having your...
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Put 2015 chevy into to drive too quick and it stalls out in reverse also then check engine light comes on. Is it going I to safe
Even though the light is not on the codes will be stored for the mechanic to see what is happening in the transmission. You may have a problem with a shift solenoid in the valve body.
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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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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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The Reduce Engine Speed/ Service Stability comes on in my car. We had it scanned and they said it was the THROTTLE/PEDAL POSITION
It sounds like the code may not have been properly cleared or potentially, there may be some wiring issues with the wires running to the throttle position sensor. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location...
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I recently had my throttle body cleaned and an induction service, now I have a bad mass air flow sensor?!
The GM (OEM, dealer vended) MAF sensor for your car, namely GM part no. 23262343, costs roughly $60 if bought on the Internet from a GM dealer. The labor to install that sensor is negligible, although there is probably a...
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My roof leaks when it rain on the passenger side door how to fix myself
Water leaks can be difficult to locate and fix on some of the leaks. Inspect the door seal first for damage and replace if bad. If you need assistance to locate the leak you can have a mechanic like one...
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My car won't go into park or any gears and I think my wheel bearing went out will this cause this to happen
Failed wheel bearings will cause a lot of noise. You also might be able to detect "roughness" if you turn the wheel/tire by hand if the car is on a lift. However, wheel bearing failure will not cause difficulties in...
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My Tire pressure light came on this morning, then my check engine light came on after. Now my tires stall on a hill. Any advice?
Check your tire pressure as low tire pressure will cause the warning light to illuminate. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one or more tires, add air but you should also consider the possibility...
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Heater blowing cold air
There is trapped air in the cooling system, blocking the flow of coolant to the heater core. There are air bleed valves on the cooling system that must be opened when re-filling the system. At this point, a resolution is...
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Was driving car tcs came lost power and turn off now my car wont start and its been a day snice it happenec
Hi Debbie. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes, when a mechanical fault is recognized within the traction control system, it will trigger an OBD-II trouble code that illuminates the warning light. However, in some instances, it will also deactivate the...
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Every time i turn on my car i see a message saying to "service stabiltrak" then "service traction control" then "service brakes".
It is possible that this issue is related to a faulty wheel speed sensor. If a wheel speed sensor fails, this will cause the ABS brake system and the traction control system to disable themselves. This would explain the warning...
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I have a 2011 Chevy Equinox with 150,000 miles on it. The check engine light and Service engine soon light both came on. I brought
There is only one oil control solenoid, per camshaft, in the variable valve timing (VVT) system. If both mechanics are referring to a solenoid or solenoids in the VVT system, then they are necessarily referring to the identical part. If...
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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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