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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,077 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 062011

Equinox 4-cyl

  • 1,077 miles


2011 Chevy Equinox, vehicle engine shutsdown without warning while driving. This occurred one time while backing up and five times in one day before we took it back to the dealer. Vehicle only had 50 days of purchase and only 1077 miles. The engine stopped working, the car is moving forward on its own, can not change lanes because of the heavy traffic, car comes to a dead stop, vehicles are passing by at 70 to 75 miles while I am in the middle lane, cars behind me are honking their horns, thank god nothing happened. The car re-started we took off looking for the nearest exit to the turnpike but before we could get off the engine shut down again. As you can see this is safety issue, a car is not suppose to have engine failure, specially when it's brand new. Something wrong with this vehicle and it's gonna cause some vehicle accidents and/or fatalities, please look into this matter. Thanks

- Cooper City, FL, USA

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