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Chevrolet Equinox Transmission Problems

577 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Equinox. 32 of these members (5.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 50 transmission repairs to Chevrolet Equinoxes--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chevrolet Equinox problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

Chart based on 563 repairs.

Chevrolet Equinox transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 35 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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2011 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

7500 mi   Replace Torque Converter Hub Seal because it was leaking  

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

5000 mi   Very small transmission fluid leak found at first oil change/tire rotation 

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

7555 mi   Catistrophic failure of transmission. No forward drive. Repacement needed. Under warrantee but confidence in vehicle severly damaged.  

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2006 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

123380 mi C $1400 Major drivetrain problem, my AWD is now FWD. Cost for parts to repair was $1600 plus, unable to rebuild the driveshaft due to it being a very non-standard design. My repair shop says he knows 3 other former AWD driving around as FWD... 
54000   U joint went out and dropped the drive shaft while driving down the highway @ 55 miles an hour causing the drive shaft to split the rear end in two. Chevy say's the drive train isn't under warranty anymore! Repairs are going to cost $3,700. No money! 
52000 US $1300 Rearend ran dry on grease causing the gears to lock up and crack the housing, damaging the driveshaft and both rear axles.  

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

73098 mi C $132 Left outer CV Boot replaced as old one was torn. 
90000 US $200 Tried to isolate bearing noise in drive train. Appears to be in passenger side of transmission. 35mph or more showed bearing noise. Not CV joints, wheel bearing or intermediate shaft, the shaft was replaced and problem noise still there.  

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2005 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

185-horsepower 3.4L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

13801 mi   K5267 - LINES, TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER - BOTH - REPAIR OR REPLACE  
87000 US $200 Driveshaft Center Support Bearing separated from rubber isolator. Replaced Bearing and U-Joints. 
39680 C $772 Ordered hanger bearing for next service. 
39980   Hangar bearing k SP 056000 Factory Part # 25775162 was replaced. 2 hours replacement time. 
52080 C $105 AWD system grinding when it engages. Dealer says let's change the diff fluid and see if that cures it. That problem came back in 2 weeks. 105.00 I will take it back for the rear diff and the steering shaft in 2 wks. 
61380   drive shaft hanger bearing replaced 
62000   Centre support bearing and yoke for the driveshaft. 

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