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2010 Chevrolet Equinox Engine Problems and Repair Histories

134 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox. 44 of these members (32.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 64 engine repairs to 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Chevrolet Equinox problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 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 2010 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

40% of the 2010 Chevrolet Equinox repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 3% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 27% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 159 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Chevrolet Equinox

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 7000    
8000 0 gas mileage was not what is listed, I only can get 26 to 27mpg on the highway. Not the 32mpg as listed. And the engine is not quiet. 
 

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

264-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 0    
1000 0 Replaced BCM, ECM, and a key fob. 
 

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 6200    
16120 0 High pressure direct injection fuel pump failure. Fuel pump was replaced with updated unit. 
44640  
Chevrolet Equinox in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 3000    
32000 0 knock sensor replaced, still knocks 
54500 0 replaced high pressur fuel pump 
63000 0 Timing chain noisy. Fixed under warranty. Error knock sensor light came on. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 0    
29140 0 An exhaust valve failed.. The dealer replaced under warranty 
34100 0 The plastic guide that keeps tension on the timing chain broke, so the vehicle was slipping out of time. 
Chevrolet Equinox in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 0    
13000 0 Faulty radiator thermostat 
39000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 0    
7000 0 Replaced ignition switch. Problem caused service stabilitrak light to come on and cylinder misfire - car difficult to drive before problem 
11000 0 They had to clean out the key ignition because it would stick and not turn over at times to start the car. 
33000 0 High pressure fuel pump on engine and timing crank shaft replacement and repair. 
 
Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 7000    
8000 0 Engine temp indicator did not work and dealer replaced thermostat, everything is fine after repair. 
 
Chevrolet Equinox in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 0    
4500 0 Had problems with transmission smoothness while decelerating (20-30MPH range). Chevrolet released a new transmission calibration at the end of September 2009 to correct this. Took vehicle to the dealer to have it flashed under warranty. 
72000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2009 0    
3000 0 The motor was not the issue. Once it had been replaced, the intermittent problem still existed, so they dumped and reloaded software into the control module (during the same dealer visit) and it has been functioning as intended ever since. 
29000 0 High Pressure Fuel Pump leaking fuel into crankcase; TSB exists so HPFP replaced under warranty & oil changed. 
49000 0 Rough idle and oil consumption (1 qt/1000 miles). 

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