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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,000 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 302008


  • 50,000 miles


Rear hatch 'pumps' stopped working. One could lose a limb or become decapitated. Therefore, the rear section of car is not usable, nor can one clean the inside of the rear window. I do not feel that this is the kind of thing that the owner should have to be responsible for repairing. I have never had (out of many GM lift back vehicles) this type of thing happen.

- Buffalo Grove, IL, USA

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