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2013 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 40 repairs.
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2013 Chevrolet Equinox

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Equinox in Ohio, United States
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Feb 2015

53000 mi
Timing chain broken 

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

301-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Equinox in California, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Jun 2015

37000 mi
Battery died. 

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

301-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Chevrolet Equinox in New York, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2016
Feb 2015

30500 mi

US $179
Rotors resurfaced. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Maryland, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2015
Feb 2013

4500 mi
Check engine light. It was a airflow sensor 
Oct 2015

52700 mi

US $100
wheel bearing fixed 
Chevrolet Equinox in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2015
Feb 2014

9700 mi
A timing sensor or had to be replaced. 
Jul 2014

15300 mi
One of the A/C vents (in the dash) needed replaced as it has not worked correctly from day 1. Part is ordered. 
Dec 2014

23000 mi
Replaced vent in dash 

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Jul 2014 - Dec 2015
Aug 2015

20000 mi
Small area of rust in the door frame of driver's side rear door. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Arkansas, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
May 2015

39700 mi

US $108
Replaced compressor due to excessive noise. 
Chevrolet Equinox in South Carolina, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Oct 2015

48700 mi
A/C compressor was replaced due to a rattling noise in the clutch assembly. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2013 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

34100 mi
Windshield wipers stopped working. repaired under warranty 
Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Dec 2015 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

124000 mi

US $4600
Engine block failed allowing oil to drain without warning 
Chevrolet Equinox in Virginia, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2014
Apr 2013

2300 mi
This was warranty work from when the car was purchased. The metal trim around both passenger door windows was replaced due to damage during shipment. The lower chrome grill bezel was replaced due to manufacturing flaws in the chrome. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2012 - Dec 2015
Jun 2013

3720 mi
hood latch sensor shorted out set off alarm 
Apr 2015

13220 mi
radio wont stay on military time 
May 2015

13420 mi
clock wont stay on military time. GM can't find a fix still waiting. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Iowa, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2015
Nov 2013

13700 mi
The entire steering rack was replaced because the steering gear was sticking while driving. Rubber seal fell off Door when opened with no warning. Was not properly install at factory. Rear drivers side. Rear passenger rubber seal was loose. 
Mar 2014

19000 mi
Check Engine light was on. Replaced "water in fuel sensor" ? Warranty work 
Chevrolet Equinox in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2015
Sep 2013

10000 mi
Backup light defective 
Mar 2015

33000 mi
Replaced the torque converter seal. 
Chevrolet Equinox in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jun 2013

1800 mi
No a/c. Coolant fan continues to run after engine is shut off, for at least 20 minutes. Temperature gauge buried in "c" location. They towed my car to dealership, bled the a/c line. Had no a/c, engine and oil lights were on. They replaced a sensor. 
Jul 2013

1800 mi
No A/C, oil & engine lights on. They replaced the main computer 
Chevrolet Equinox in Michigan, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2015
Jul 2014

32700 mi
After maintenance in June, water started dripping from A/C onto floorboards. Eventually, it just poured out from drain onto carpet every time A/C was on. 
Dec 2015

65000 mi

US $350
Windshield wiper transmission separated. Driving thru torrential rains on Xway at night, wipers froze upright. Harrowing. Motor ran, wipers wouldn't move. Wiper transmission replaced. Problem known by Mfgr but no recall. 

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Equinox in Georgia, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2015
Aug 2014

28000 mi
Replaced headliner as original had developed a tear in the material. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Feb 2013 defective rim causing slow leak 
Dec 2014

38000 mi
Doors and tailgate rusting at pinch weld on bottom of doors. Dealer took it to a body shop where the rust was removed, bottoms of doors repainted, and seam seal applied. Exterior of tailgate also had blistering paint that was repaired. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Maryland, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2015
Mar 2014

17000 mi
Steering was notchy. Replaced steering gear. 
Chevrolet Equinox in Wisconsin, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2015
Oct 2013

10500 mi
Oil was contaminated with fuel. High pressure fuel pump was replaced. The dealer also changed the oil and filter. Popping noise from rear at cold start. Bulletin #PIP5122A - Replaced auxillary fuel pump module with PPA label 
May 2014

17000 mi
Replaced rack and pinion steering assembly. Resistance in turning steering wheel from dead center on straight highway. Not noticeable until after driving for half hour or more. 
Jun 2014

19000 mi
Shift lever not traveling smoothly. Would be stopped by something solid and would need to be moved back for another try to get it into Park. 
Aug 2014

20000 mi
There was a small pin hole in the exhaust pipe just before the pipe entered the muffler. The muffler is welded to the pipe so everything was replaced up to a point under the front seat. 
Mar 2015

28000 mi
Carrier bearing holding up the drive shaft was hanging on by threads. 
May 2015

31000 mi
Torque converter leak. Repaired under warranty.  One week later the left axle shaft was leaking. Repaired under warranty. 
Jul 2015

32000 mi
There had always been fuel, about 5%, in the engine oil, dealer said GM had no fix for this. 

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2013 Chevrolet Equinox Repair Histories

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