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2012 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

Engine (52%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 31 repairs.

2012 Chevrolet Equinox repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 5 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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2012 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Illinois, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2015
Apr 2012

15300 mi
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. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Maryland, United States
Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

34000 mi

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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
Jul 2011 - Sep 2015
Aug 2011 Adjustment to telescopic steering wheel caused horn to sound when wheel was turned. Wire was apparently routed incorrectly at the factory, and was pinched. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Arkansas, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2014
Apr 2012

14300 mi
Idle was slowing down in ECO mode causing it to die, run rough and erratic. Dealer replaced Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Valve. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Ohio, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2015
Nov 2011

4000 mi
Roof rack rail will not stay locked, new rail ordered. 

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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
Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
Sep 2012

17000 mi
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. 
Feb 2015

49700 mi
It jerks forward while driving. They adjusted a sensor again! 
Chevrolet Equinox in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
Apr 2013

6700 mi
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
Jan 2012 - Apr 2013
Aug 2012

4700 mi
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
Oct 2011 - Mar 2014
Dec 2011

2000 mi
Alignment off from factory, steering wheel not centered. Alignment performed. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Idaho, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2015
Dec 2012

29000 mi
Check engine light. Dealer replaced gas cap. 
Apr 2013

34000 mi
Leak in evaporative emissions system. Replaced solenoid. Reset check engine light. 
Jul 2013

41000 mi

US $42
Intermittent check engine light. Replaced Fuel pump, fuel control module, and fuel pressure sensor based on check engine codes 

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2012 Chevrolet Equinox Repair Histories

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