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2006 Chevrolet Equinox
Accessories - Interior Problems
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.
Worst 2006 Equinox Accessories - Interior Problems
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- key won't turn in ignition25
- radio /CD player malfunctioning9
- flap covers on mirrors broke off8
- key sticking in ignition6
- door locks don't work4
- leather seats wrinkle and tear3
- door electrical system failures2
- gurgling noise coming from steering column area2
- smoke from steering column2
- dash lights out, tail lights out1
- dashboard gauges don't work1
- door locks click on and off while driving1
- interior lights malfunction1
- overhead dome light vibrates while driving1
- smoke coming from seat1
- speakers stopped working1
- NHTSA: Equipment17
- NHTSA: Equipment Adaptive4
- NHTSA: Child Seat2
- NHTSA: Interior Lighting2
- NHTSA: Seats2
- NHTSA: Equipment: Electrical1
- NHTSA: Equipment: Electrical: Radio/Tape Deck/Cd Etc.1
- NHTSA: Equipment: Mechanical: Jacks1
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