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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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Traction control light light/reduced power message. Engine light stays on when car turned off/on, but traction control will clear
Hi there. The P2135 OBD-II error code indicates that the Power Control Module (PCM) has detected an erroneous reading regarding the voltages transmitted by throttle position sensor A or B, the accelerator pedal position sensor and or the actual throttle...
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broke small wire going to alternator.
The small wire that you broke off is the wire that goes to the computer of the vehicle. The computer controls the charging and you may need to have the computer scanned and any codes diagnosed for the charging system....
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Radio stays on after closing the driver door.
Hi there. The issue seems to be the back door switch. Check the back door switch and see if the ground is clean or loose. The ground on the door switch is the bolt that holds the door switch to...
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I have a 2008 chevy equinox. My battery light came n and my car shortly died after that. I have put in a new alternator in the p
Hi there. Anytime the battery light comes on, it's critical to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a battery light inspection; so they can determine why the light came on in the first place, and what is causing the issue....
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Punctured a Hole In the Material Around the Gas Cap
You should have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic inspect damages and needed repairs to the fuel fill neck. The fuel inlet will need to be replaced if it is leaking any fumes. The leak will also cause the computer...
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Car overheats when only in idle
Overheating at idle could be due to non functioning electric cooling fans. Other causes of overheating include trapped air in the cooling passageways, a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, collapsed hoses, and a faulty water pump or drive belt. Certain...
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What else can cause an over heating engine. .
Overheating in stop and go traffic can be due to non functioning electric radiator cooling fans. A poorly functioning water pump can be a cause, too, for example if the drive belt is not tight enough. If the car is...
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Slight delay after engaging the starter before it starts and sometimes will not start at all
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is likely that your starter solenoid may be faulty. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has...
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My 2009 Equinox is overheating intermittently. It overheated in the summer and tnen not again for 3 months then twice in one week
Check the coolant level to be sure it is adequate. Of course, if the coolant level is low enough to cause overheating, you may have a coolant leak. If the overheating is intermittent that would point to a possibly sticking...
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My 05 equinox is overheating. Refilled coolant reservoir this morning for the reservoir was empty, but I cant find any coolant. Now heater is blowing cold.
Hi there. If the engine is overheating to almost at the red line but not there, then the issue would be the thermostat and leaking out the blow by hose. If the needle is going into the red line, then...
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Will crank won't start
Hi there. Based on your feedback, it appears that your ignition system components are functioning good. I would be concerned about the reduced amps on 1,2,3 and 6; but if I had to guess, I would start with inspecting fuel...
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My 2010 Chevrolet Equinox has a timing chain replaced and I was wondering if the timing gear was part of this.
Hello. If they replaced the timing chain to begin with then they should have also replace the timing chain gears and the tensioners at the same time. If they did not replace all of these parts when then installed the...
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What could cause odometer on 2012 Chevy Equinox LT, 3.0 engine to stop reading miles traveled?Tach and speedometer work normally.
The odometer is an integrated component of the instrument cluster and the instrument cluster will need to be removed and sent out for repair or replacement at an approved repair facility.
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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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