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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,000 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox suspension problems

suspension problem

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 092013


  • 92,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. The contact stated that when the vehicle was started, the "stabilizer bar off track" and check engine warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact did not notify a dealer or the manufacturer of the failure. The failure mileage was 92,000.

- Augusta, GA, USA

problem #1

Mar 152010


  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. The contact stated that the vehicle would not start and the would exhibit an unusual clicking when attempting to start. In addition, all of the warning lights would illuminate upon the failure. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the dealer was unable to duplicate the failure. The dealer made adjustments to the stabilizer yet the failure persisted. The dealer then installed a new battery and made adjustments to the stabilizer a second time. The failure persisted and the stabilizer warning light was also illuminated. Neither the dealer nor manufacturer was notified of the most recent failure nor was the vehicle repaired. The failure mileage was 40,000.

- Spring Grove, IL, USA

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