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2008 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

Chart based on 40 repairs.

2008 Chevrolet Equinox repair cost distribution

Chart based on 12 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Chevrolet Equinox

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Chevrolet Equinox in Indiana, United States
Apr 2011 - May 2011
May 2011

90000 mi

US $800
Back wheel bearings had to be replaced. 

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Louisiana, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Apr 2013

111700 mi

US $570
Wheel bearing I originally wanted to replace both front wheel bearings. This was the second one. 
Mar 2014

126000 mi

US $450
New spark plugs and wires were put in. 
Chevrolet Equinox in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2013 - Jun 2015
May 2013

93000 mi
power steering stopped working 
Oct 2013

103700 mi
Vehicle warning Engine hot came on - towed to dealer where it was determined the thermostat needed to be replaced. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2015
Apr 2012

40000 mi

US $174
Replaced alternator with a rebuilt alternator. Factory alternator developed a bearing whine. 
Jul 2013

48000 mi

US $753
Replaced passenger presence airbag sensor. 
Sep 2013

50000 mi

US $420
Replaced left front and right front wheel bearing and hub assemblies. 

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Chevrolet Equinox in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2013
May 2012

133000 mi

US $70
First Entry; replaced spark plugs at 110,000 miles for the first time. Still have to do the wires 
Chevrolet Equinox in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

75000 mi

US $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 Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Jun 2015
Apr 2008 Noise/looseness in steering column. TSB 08-02-35-003 
Mar 2009

29188 mi
Front output shaft seal replaced. 
Apr 2010

42915 mi
Ticking noise from engine. Replaced both cylinder heads and all exhaust valves. Problem described in TSB:08-06-01-022 Service performed under warranty. 
Jun 2010

44722 mi

C $254
A/C initially running very cold ending with suspected evaporator freeze up and reduced A/C cooling. System purged and refilled with R134a refrigerant. Fixed problem. 
Mar 2011

51460 mi
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. 
Feb 2012

60720 mi

C $811
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. Passenger seat air bag sensor functioning incorrectly. Shop offered to search for a used one to save me money. Passenger seat airbag activation sensor not functioning correctly. Replaced with seat assembly obtained from used auto parts seller. 
Apr 2015

93980 mi

C $252
Problem: Noticed clunking and rattling from front end at low speeds.rnSolution: Replaced front stabilizer links. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Connecticut, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2013
Jun 2011

41000 mi

US $500
ABS light was on, service stabilitrak, all wheel drive off and traction control problems indicated on instrument panel. Left rear wheel speed sensor was replaced and battery replaced. Codes cleared. No further problems as of right now. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Yukon Territory, Canada
Jan 2011 - Sep 2012
Feb 2011

71920 mi

C $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. 
Chevrolet Equinox in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2015
Apr 2012

63000 mi

US $400
Misfire, when vehicle under a light load 
Nov 2013

78000 mi

US $150
ECM Valve replaced 
Apr 2014

82000 mi

US $460
Brakes pulsed when stopping at high speeds. Rotors needed to be replaced and new pads 
May 2015

93000 mi

US $150
Failure of the wire set, need removal and replacement 
Jun 2015

93000 mi

US $359
vehicle would Misfire under load 

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2008 Chevrolet Equinox Repair Histories

44 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox. 13 of these members (29.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 40 repairs to 2008 Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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