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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
95,500 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 032016


  • 98,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. The contact noticed a very strong fuel odor inside the vehicle cabin. The contact stated that for the past two years, the same failure occurred, especially in cold weather. The vehicle was never diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not informed of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 98,000.

- Mondovi, WI, USA

problem #3

Nov 252013

Equinox 6-cyl

  • 138,000 miles
My 2008 Chevy Equinox has a heavy gas smell, that when parked in the garage, leaves a heavy odor of gas throughout my home... I have seen the 12190 GM recall for this issue, but it is a 2008 not 2007 as listed in the recall, yet it is a Nevada vehicle and this state is on the recall list. It seems to be exhibiting the same exact issue..I am worried about the safety of not only myself, but my daughter and others riding in it..please help.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #2

Aug 052013

Equinox 6-cyl

  • 81,000 miles
The fuel rail developed a pinpoint leak resulting in gas being sprayed out of the system and into the engine compartment. Leak was only detected because it was subsequently pulled into the passenger cabin causing nausea and headaches in my toddlers. Hole is not visible to the naked eye, and is small enough that the system only leaks when pressurized.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #1

Jul 092013

Equinox 6-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
I began to smell a strong gas odor. Then the Equinox started to give me trouble when I started it up. It would just keep turning over but never start right away. People would leave notes on my car the gas smell got so strong. Gas mileage went down dramatically. I took the truck to my mechanic and it was a faulty fuel module that was leaking. This should be a recalled part my truck is new never been wrecked or worked on that the fuel module should be leaking.

- Pearland, TX, USA

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