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2012 Chevrolet Equinox Problems and Repair Histories

62 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox. 14 of these members (22.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 18 repairs to 2012 Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Chevrolet Equinox problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 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 2012 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

44% of the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox repairs were to the engine, 11% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 11% to the suspension, 11% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 11% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 18 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
15300 0 Black plastic around my rear view mirror wasn't secured tight enough, causing to to make noises while driving on a bumpy or rough road. Repaired by tightening the plastic and using sound deadening tape under it. 
65000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2013 34000    
34000 0 34,000 MILES ENGINE SEIZED STILL AT DEALERSHIP WAITING TO GET ENGINE REPAIRED OR REPLACED 

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2012 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 0    
0 Adjustment to telescopic steering wheel caused horn to sound when wheel was turned. Wire was apparently routed incorrectly at the factory, and was pinched. 
16000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Arkansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 0    
14300 0 Idle was slowing down in ECO mode causing it to die, run rough and erratic. Dealer replaced Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve. 
37000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
4000 0 Roof rack rail will not stay locked, new rail ordered. 
38000  

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2012 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 17000    
17000 0 Car will accelerate sometimes when I take my foot off of the gas pedal. Dealer adjusted the sensor, but it still does it. I see other people with this problem, but dealership says there is no problem. 
39000  
Chevrolet Equinox in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 0    
6700 0 When iPhone 4S plugged into the radio vis a USB cable, the music suffers from intermittent skipping. Dealer was unable to replicate problem. Transmission was suffering from an intermittent harsh shift between gears 1-2. Technician cleaned up a valve in the transmission valve body. The problem was lessened, but it still does it less frequently. The dealer will be apprised. 
 
Chevrolet Equinox in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 2000    
4700 0 Lift gate cylinder failed and began leaking; repair delayed because service dept ordered incorrect part. The back of the liftgate had to be dismantled for the proper cynlinder to be installed. 
 
Chevrolet Equinox in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 0    
2000 0 Alignment off from factory, steering wheel not centered. Alignment performed. 
 
Chevrolet Equinox in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
29000 0 Check engine light. Dealer replaced gas cap. 
34000 0 Leak in evaporative emissions system. Replaced solenoid. Reset check engine light. 
41000 42 Intermittent check engine light. Replaced Fuel pump, fuel control module, and fuel pressure sensor based on check engine codes 
49000  

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