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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,028 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 222011

Equinox 6-cyl

  • 27,057 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox. The contact stated that the anti lock brake and traction control lights would illuminate on the instrument panel whenever a turn was made or the vehicle was driven over uneven surfaces. As a result, the brakes would engage and exhibit a grinding noise. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer on three occasions where the brakes, rotors and hubs were replaced. The failures continued. The failure mileage was 27,057. Updated 8/29/11

- Danbury, CT, USA

problem #1

Feb 132008

Equinox

  • 31,000 miles
Problems with car began immediately (transmission, air conditioner, odometer, window motor, car shifting abruptly, and skidding on any wet service.) finally went into 20 ft skid, wheels locked, no response to steering. Car hit pole. Airbags did not deploy, seat belts did not lock. Car totaled.

- Ridgewood, NJ, USA

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