Driving down the road it made like surging. Must have been right after we bought it, and before our paperwork went through for the purchase, because we never received any notification for the recall. This is usually caused by a loss in line pressure. Loud ratting and grinding from under hood by engine. Fortunately I was just barely still under warranty. When engine light came on 6 months ago took to the dealer they put a portal machine on it and the light went off and came back on a few days later. Now being told I need a transtransmission and the engine light stays on ever since this problem occurred.
Last week the transmission started slipping and then lunging once it kicked in. So I tried to notice the slightest thing that may point to high gas mileage. At 1 year old, I was driving around town with my two very young children and it kept stalling. They thought it jerked because it was trying to find the right gear. We would need at least three repairs under warranty. It has been a decent car until it was at around 98,000 miles. The dealer told my wife that was normal oil consumption, I told her to tell the dealer I was not checking the oil between changes any more, they decided to rebuild the engine under warrantee.
Chevy should at minimum come up with a solution. The cause of this malfunction was a cracked spark plug of the third cylinder! Apparently a common problem with these transmissions! This car has been a night mare. I had the bucking and jerking problems also. They say its trasnmison and offered to take car of it beacuse of warranty. Took it into same dealership and turns out it was torque converter that needs replacing.
I am parapelegic on right side. Then they did the same thing at 60000 and 90000 now my 120000 warranty is off and it is doing it again. Dealer able to duplicate problem. In addition, the contact stated that the air bag was damaged during the first repair. Very scary when trying to accelerate to enter an on ramp of a highway. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue.
Recently the navigation screen shut off and when it came back on it had lines through the screen. The car shop had it for a few days and drove it around and nothing happened for them. Had less than month just made 1st pymt. This is second time in 7 months. The contact replaced the battery; however, the failure was not corrected.
The dealership I bought it from might have well told me to screw myself. FirSt time in they replaced the fuel pump and timing chain. This is a major safety issue and needs to be corrected. At 85 years of age I assumed that this would be my last new car purchase. Now I have some hum and vibration coming from driver side. A month later, I have to manually turn off my turning signals no matter how sharp or wide my turns are.
You can find a lemon law lawyer in your state by clicking here:. I had to cycle it through the gears several times to get it to drop into first gear. I want to blow it up. I still have about 9 payments left on it. I inherited this vehicle from my mother in 2015 with 29,000 mile on it! We will be on our toes for any other problems. Why try to fix it when it seems the problem is reoccurring??? I did contact them but they were no help. I have had no problems with it untell this last month first my passenger side axle had to be replaced twice within a week of eachother.
The contact was informed that the camshaft was misaligned and needed to be repaired. It was about the transmission pump, and 10 different models from 2011 and 2012 had the issue as far as they knew. I bought the car with only 70,000 miles on it. Has been a great car up until now. Now my 2010 is giving me problems, last night when I put the car in drive, it took a while for the car to shift and drive all the while the rpms were going crazy… I pulled into a parking lot shut the car off and let it sit for a bit, when I turned it on it seemed fine, but I put it in reverse, there was no reverse.
Never will I own an Equinox again! The contact stated that when turning on the vehicle, the check engine warning light illuminated. The contact stated that while driving 55 mph, the stability traction light illuminated without warning. Service Engine light has started to come on. It just blew a hole in the bottom of the engine block on her way to work one morning while she was on the freeway. Also onstar could not detect the problem. Unfortunately for me, I am 3% beyond being covered. However the fluid was fine and lack of maintenance had nothing to do with the problem wich is inherent with these vehicles.
The V6 offers adequate power, but sounds coarse and gets mediocre fuel economy. Can't take to mechanic due to the issues not being constant. Three months later, the failure recurred and the vehicle would not accelerate over 30 mph. I limped that last mile at about 20mph in second gear with my flashers on. According to my service center, the transmissions seem to begin failing between 80mk and 110k. The approximate failure mileage was 116,000. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the transmission failed and needed to be repaired.