There are also bulletins and information that mention debris and multiple oil changes this speaks of long term engine damage to me. I have a 2010 Equinox that I bought used and have only out about 20k miles on and my transmission went out. I am very disappointed that now my engine needs to be replaced or maybe just he pistons? Usually either the belt is starting to fray, in which case the belt needs to be replaced, or if the belt is good, something needs to be adjusted is all. In 7 miles to dealer, everything goes to hell. Then it got to where it did not want to go into reverse gear. Shortly after, it started sounding like an 18 wheeler when pressing on the gas. Our warranty just ran out so they said we are responsible for the damages.
Always save you receipts so that in the event you need warranty work done you have documentation. The dealer informed me that there was a recall for the 2013 Equinox windshield wipers but would not extend the recall to my 2012 Equinox with the same issue. This can lead to an increased chance of crashing. The drive axles went bad replace them not too bad couple hundred dollars. My car is losing power it stalls it runs very loudly and it knocks a little.
I purchased this vehicle new and told the dealership on numerous occasions that it was using too much oil. The vehicle continued to jerk and stall sporadically, without warning. The transmission in my second one left me on the freeway stranded because it just died!!! I am not sure if a lawyer is the answer but I would hope that its not. The car struggled to start one day and after my third attempt finally turned over but only at half power and while attempting to drive back home, the engine collapsed and quit on me. The recall began on December 26, 2014. Covered by extended manufacturer's warranty for this specific issue.
Ordered crank position and cam sensors. Allows gasoline to leak into the engine, thinning the oil. Use a good quality oil. I brought the car in for service at the dealer. I do not have a leak on the ground.
Unlike when the shift solenoids are melted or broken, a stuck plunger can be repaired. Not just a bulletin that you will only find out after the engine has seized. Replaced both and codes cleared. It has always sounded like a loud tractor and is so much money to always fix it. Replaced both and codes cleared. Also have been complaining of a rattling noise coming from the engine since I bought the car, I was told several times by the dealership that this was normal however I was told by someone at the Chevrolet home office that this was not normal, I also drove another Equinox while mine was in the shop being repaired and it did not make this noise. .
Replaced fuel pump and a small, very expensive, one time use fuel line. I brought it in at the earliest symptom, before any check engine light appeared. Replaced timing chain, water pump chain, and thermostat, flushed radiator. Waiting until one sees a warning light on the dashboard is not the way to prevent engine problems that might be otherwise preventable. The condenser had a small pin hole, that caused fluid to leak out.
The only reason we're keeping it is because it's paid off. The vehicle was diagnosed and repaired by an independent mechanic who replaced the rear main seal. Codes: P0014 Exhaust B , Camshaft Position, Timing over-advanced Bank 1 , P0324 Knock control system malfunction, U0109 Lost communication with fuel pump control module. My wife had a close incident when her car stalled and was nearly rear ended by another vehicle a good friend of mine reported that his daughter-in-laws Equinox stalled out on a detroit expressway - walk home! The first as a lubricant, the second as a hyrolic fluid to operate the cam shaft phasers. We were driving a short distance when this happened.
Determined to be caused by metal shavings in engine. You will see the power steering dipstick at the top of the engine. Sep 25, 2016 Our research indicates that your vehicle does not have a transmission fluid dipstick. Codes: P0014 Exhaust B , Camshaft Position, Timing over-advanced Bank 1 , P0324 Knock control system malfunction, U0109 Lost communication with fuel pump control module. Then is was using 3 or more quarts of oil before reaching 3000 miles after an oil change, with no puddles on the ground. Car has been in the shop several times for oil leak and it is stii persistent. He installed it in 2 days and i am back up and running.
Replaced valves and other internal engine head components. Also, the engine was noisy. It does come on when it is time for the oil to be changed. The vehicle was taken to several dealers for diagnosis where it was diagnosed that the rear of the engine was leaking oil and it would need to be replaced. But i do wish they would compensate me something for the trouble. The great thing about using the trouble codes to diagnose the problems with your 2010 Chevy Equinox transmission is that it takes almost all of the guess-work out of it. Description of the Complaint: The car shuts off by its self can't pick up speed I can be at.