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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,591 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Equinox fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2009 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 262015


  • 67,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Equinox. After refueling the vehicle, the odor of fuel was present inside and outside the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the fuel pump was leaking fuel and would need to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 67,000.

- Buxton, ME, USA

problem #2

May 282014


  • miles
Went to get gasoline put $40 in tank started up car the engine light came on and the fuel gauge showed empty (did not move) went directly to my mechanic he checked it out and stated it was a fuel sensor in the fuel tank.....cost for this is at least $400 or more to fix my engine light remains on and I have to check my mileage right now to make sure I fill up with gas since the gage no longer works I can not afford this to happen this car is a 2009 I take very good care of it and did not expect such an expense so soon!!!!! is there any type of recall on this problem on the 2009 Chevrolet Equinox still paying on this and I am not very happy right now!!! please let me know if there is anything to correct this problem other than taking this out of my pocket thank you

- St Louis, MO, USA

problem #1

Sep 012012


  • 93,774 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Equinox. The contact stated that the vehicle emitted a strong fuel odor. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnose that the fuel pump was leaking fuel due to defective material. The manufacturer advised that the vehicle was no included in NHTSA campaign id number: 12V459000 (fuel system, gasoline: Delivery: Fuel pump). The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 93,774.

- Las Cruses , MD, USA

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