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6.3

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,865 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 162006

Equinox

  • Automatic transmission
  • 7,768 miles

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

: the contact stated there have been two incidents with the vehicle. First, while in reverse the vehicle went forward. This resulted in loss of brakes and power steering. The ignition was turned off and the emergency brake was pulled to stop the vehicle. Second, while attempting to start the vehicle the engine failed. There was a clicking sound heard. The lights, power windows and radio were still operable, however the vehicle failed to start. The dealership was unable to duplicate the problem with the first incident. The second incident, they determined the battery needed to be replaced. The manufacturer has been alerted.

- Shavertown, PA, USA

problem #1

Mar 292006

Equinox 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,962 miles
: the contact stated there were numerous problems with the vehicle. First, the engine would intermittently not crank. The dealer replaced the battery however, this did not correct the problem. Second, while depressing the brake pedal the vehicle intermittently did not slow down. The brake pedal was pumped several times to get the brakes to activate correctly. Third, the transmission revved high and intermittently did not change gears correctly while driving. Fourth, the ABS lamp illuminated intermittently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the ABS lamp was reset. Lastly, the front passenger window was rolled down and would not rise back up. The dealer replaced the window regulator and the window was repaired. The vehicle was repeatedly taken to the dealer and addressed the problems that could be duplicated and made appropriate repairs. Hard start/hesitation and almost stalling. Also, determined speed sensor was causing reduced power.

- Manchester, NH, USA

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