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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2006 Equinox is plagued by a heating problem, as in the heater only blows cold air.

The reported cause of this problem is a small door, known as the air temperature blend door, which allows air to flow past the heater core. This door has a plastic connecting shaft to an electric motor and the shaft is prone to breaking after a few years. The problem has a typical repair cost of over $800.

The 2006 Equinox also has a number of reported problems ranging from the key getting stuck in the ignition, to failing speed sensors, and trouble starting the engine. All in all, this car sounds like one worth avoiding.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2006 Chevrolet Equinox lights problems

lights problem

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2006 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 122013

Equinox

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox. While driving various speeds, the right turn signal mechanism would illuminate continuously when activated. The dealer was unable to determine the cause of the failure. In addition, the driver side power window failed to operate. The contact also mentioned that the driver side headlight bulb was replaced six times. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The VIN and failure mileage were unavailable.

- Mertztown, PA, USA

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