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Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit

Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Settlement The Court gave final approval to the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Settlement on November 15, 2019. The settlement applies to Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs equipped with 2.4-liter Ecotec engines. Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Terrain Oil Consumption Lawsuit Coverage If you purchased or leased a new retail or used model year 2010, 2011, 2012, or 2013 Chevrolet Equinox or GMC Terrain vehicle equipped with 2.4 liter Ecotec engines at any time before May 16, 2019, this settlement covers you. … Read More

Rattle from front end

Rattle from front end on Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac Torrent, Saturn Vue GM has issued a new technical service bulletin 05-05-23-005A to address a rattle noise from the front of the vehicle. The noise occurs at slow speeds or on rough surfaces when the brake pedal is not applied. The bulletin applies to 2005-06 Chevrolet Equinox, 2006 Pontiac Torrent, and 2002-06 Saturn Vue vehicles. GM has issued a new caliper guide pin to address the problem. Order part #15824369. Here’s how to replace it. Remove the wheels. Then screw two lug … Read More

Instrument panel blinking Chevrolet Equinox

Instrument panel blinking, trouble codes U0001, U0101, U0121, U0140, U2107, U2105 and U2106. parking light and headlight relays are clicking, Chevrolet Equinox Shops report that instrument panel  blinking, trouble codes U0001, U0101, U0121, U0140, U2107, U2105 and U2106. parking light and headlight relays are clicking, on a Chevrolet Equinox can be caused by a bad ground at the negative battery cable-to-body location. Remove the connection and clean it. Then apply dielectric grease and reassemble. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

ABS light on Chevy Equinox

ABS light on Chevy Equinox The ABS light can come on and result in no trouble codes, leaving you with no diagnostic path. Before you start replacing parts, know that the ABS module can sometimes latch up. To reset the module, disconnect the battery cables and touch them together for 30 seconds. Then reconnect them and start the vehicle and drive it. If the light returns, attach a scan tool and check the VIN number on the scan tool. If the body control module doesn’t send the VIN number out … Read More

ABS Light on Equinox

Fix ABS Light on Equinox If you run into a situation with ABS Light on Equinox but no trouble codes, don’t freak out. You’ve run into this problem before-on your desktop computer. The multiple computers in your car have become confused and are locked into an endless loop called “logic lock.” To fix the problem, you have to “reboot” the computers. Disconnect both positive and negative battery cables. Touch them together for 30 seconds to drain all capacitors in the system. Then reconnect the cables and start the vehicle. It … Read More


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