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2008 Chevrolet Equinox Engine Problems and Repair Histories

37 TrueDelta members own a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. 10 of these members (27%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 16 engine repairs to 2008 Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2008 Chevrolet Equinox problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2008 Chevrolet Equinox problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2008 Chevrolet Equinox problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2008 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

44% of the 2008 Chevrolet Equinox repairs were to the engine, 3% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, and 31% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems.

Chart based on 36 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Blinker sound quit working. Shifting funny. They didn't do anything for the shifting yet. Service Engine light came on. Was the fuel pressure regulator or something similar. 
66000 0 Timing motor replaced 
75000  

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Equinox in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2013 79000    
80000 15 Cooling fans remained on after turning car off abnormal hi temperature gauge readings. Bad Thermostat cord connection at fan. 
Chevrolet Equinox in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 93000    
103700 0 Vehicle warning Engine hot came on - towed to dealer where it was determined the thermostat needed to be replaced. 
105000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Louisiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 110000    
126000 450 New spark plugs and wires were put in. 

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2013 56000    
58000 0 Service Stabilitrak warning light. OnStar assistance found codes C0561, P0404, P1779. EGR Valve would not open beyond 60%. Replaced faulty EGR Valve. 
60000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2012 128000    
133000 70 First Entry; replaced spark plugs at 110,000 miles for the first time. Still have to do the wires 
168000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Ticking noise from engine. Replaced both cylinder heads and all exhaust valves. Problem described in TSB:08-06-01-022 Service performed under warranty. 
51700 0 Owner noticed increased coolant level in surge tank which remained high after engine cooled. Mechanic performed some tests and decided thermostat was sticking and replaced it under warranty. 
60720 237 New EGR valve/gasket. Symptom showed as "Stabiltrack Disabled" and "Service Stabiltrack" with a pending or actual DTC code P0404(EGR circuit range/performance) Mechanic explained EGR fault causes the Stabiltrack problem also. 
81220  
Chevrolet Equinox in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 74000    
75000 150 Evaporative emissions vent was stuck closed, as a result I could not pump gas. Mechanic replaced and problem was solved. Spark plug wires needed replacing 
Chevrolet Equinox in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 51000    
63000 400 Misfire, when vehicle under a light load 
78000 150 ECM Valve replaced 
81000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Yukon Territory, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 71300    
71920 302 This is the second fuel pump they have installed since January 2011; Now my fuel comsumption is increased; last fall they replace the cateletic convertor; I think I bought a lemon. 
119040  

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