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2010 Chevrolet Equinox Repair Histories

140 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox. 75 of these members (53.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 207 repairs to 2010 Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 207 repairs.

2010 Chevrolet Equinox repair cost distribution

Chart based on 13 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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2010 Chevrolet Equinox

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Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
8000 mi   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

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2009 - Jan 2013
2500 mi   All lights and gauges quit, instrument panel went dark. Dealer removed fuse and put it back in. Was told computer "went to sleep". Told me a software fix was "in the works" and would be from 30 to 90 days. Happens again, remove under-hood fuse. 
22000   USB media port stopped working. Dealer replaced an electronic module after ordering the part. Weather strip around driver-side passenger door came loose due to freezing weather this winter. Dealer replaced it. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2012
8000 mi   Engine temp indicator did not work and dealer replaced thermostat, everything is fine after repair. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2009 - May 2011
3000 mi   Device that raises the seat belt setting over your shoulder broke and keeps sliding up and down, not locking into place. Parts on order. 
6000   Finally repairs have been made. Correct parts were finally ordered to make the correct repair. 
11000   Droopy headliner by rear seat headlamp. 
14300   The headliner was replaced. But there were numerous scuffs and scratches on the interior after the work was done. 
Chevrolet Equinox in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Dec 2013
1000 mi   We had the driver seat back cable replaced. It failed and the seat back angle was stuck in an OK position for my wife (her car) but too up-right for me. Dealer did it on a phone call appointment that afternoon. The cable was broken and they replaced it. 
11000   Drivers side passanger door did not open from the outside. Latch and lock worked, and door could be opened from the inside. Exterior door handle did not engage. Dealer fixed right away.  
47000   A chain that drives the water pump failed. Replaced chains, water pump, thermostat. Car was very noisy prior to the chain breaking. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Oct 2009 - Jul 2013
2000 mi   Power liftgate motor working intermittently; replacement ordered. 
3000   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   High Pressure Fuel Pump leaking fuel into crankcase; TSB exists so HPFP replaced under warranty & oil changed. Lower rear door rubber seal (near wheel opening) froze to body and pulled off when door was opened. Part replaced under warranty, no more issue. 
49000   Rough idle and oil consumption (1 qt/1000 miles). 
Chevrolet Equinox in Kentucky, United States
Jul 2009 - Aug 2014
3000 mi   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. 
7000   Driverís side seat belt receiver did not reliably register belt being fastened. Reference GM Bulletin 09-09-40-001 
13000   Power lift gate not working. Flashed module, no fix, parts ordered. 
14300   Power lift gate not working. Ordered sensors and hydraulic cable. Replaced parts, corrected problem. 
37000   Car would not start, lot's of different errors in the DIC. Towed to dealer, diagnosed bad charging system/battery. Work/parts covered under dealer goodwill. 
68300 US $600 Onstar and radio not working correctly. Found to be a bad battery. This is the second battery we had to replace. Seems to me an ongoing problem every 2 years. 
72000   Check engine light came on, diagnosed problem with cam solenoid. Not covered under power train warranty. Also has intermittent loud knocks when starting. They could not find code but there is still something wrong. Was told early build 2.4 
73000   Still making bad noises when starting. Very loud rattle. Selling car as we are sure the motor will fail soon. 
Chevrolet Equinox in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2013
1000 mi   The passenger side vent that's right next to the center stack, the airflow wheel was never connected properly and limited the amount of airflow. Fix took like 10 minutes. 
45300   Only 2-1/2 quarts of oil left in pan after oil change, dealer says its normal. Too bad it takes 5 quarts. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Florida, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
2000 mi   Seat belt warning light and alarm would not go off for driver's side. 

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
3000 mi   When opening the moonroof all the way in, it didn't close and stood open all the way. 
7000   Loud clank coming from the bottom of the truck..problem still there. 

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