2011 Chevrolet Equinox Chevrolet Equinox 2011

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox repairs by problem area

Engine (53%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (5%)

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Chevrolet Equinox

Engine not specified

4000 mi Key did not work. Would not turn over now they thin it may be the Battery. Has done it 4 more times just keep turning the key and eventually it starts. 

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

7000 mi Key fob need to have the card or circuit board replaced 
38000 mi

US $200
Dead cell in battery 
46000 mi Second dealer installed battery in 12 months. Latest at warrany, no charge 
10000 mi back left speaker replaced 
36000 mi Remote start failed. After replacing a switch without success, a wire was found to be broken. 
40000 mi Heater stopped working. Control switch on the water flow into the heater was found stuck. 
61300 mi

US $322
Heater quit again. Replaced a actuator. Entire dash had to be removed for the repair. 
63000 mi

US $228
Heater quit again! Non-dealer shop gave up and told me to take it to dealer. Dealer replaced a different actuator. We'll see..... 

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

36500 mi Navigation system/ stereo/ clock/ problems. 
35000 mi Car was Towed by gm to the dealer at no charge. Glad I didn't have another 500 mile or I would have had to pay for the battery. 
41700 mi Battery Died before warranty 
74000 mi remote start stop working 
81700 mi

US $500
W hd a prblem wth th A/C cabn fn ctl modul tht contrled fan spd whn swtching frm 1 mode to the nxt. The fn spd wold slw whn swtch from 1 mod but wuld not retrn to the corect spd Whn tht was"FXED"th OnStr stopd working Thy had to replce cblew 
56000 mi

US $79
Navigation defaults to washington DC and time as well everytime you start the car. You change the program but does the same wthing when restarted. Looks like a recall on the nav system but dealer sayd otherwise. 
11000 mi Driver side speaker crackled and faded in and out. Repair not successful, need to take it back to the dealer. 
2000 mi Replaced IP Cluster. The outside temperature gauge would work intermittently so replaced the IP Cluster to correct the problem 
78700 mi

US $251
Replaced Mode Actuator 
22000 mi Usb port for the radio quit working, Dealer replace module. 
14000 mi Still under warranty 
15000 mi When air conditioner fan is turned all the way up and temp control is on coolest setting, every 30 minutes the air speed drops without the driver adjusting controls. Lasts for 45 seconds, then returns to original settings. Air has quit x 2 
14300 mi Positive battery cable fell off battery. Mechanic said it was probably never tightened from the factory. 

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox 4dr SUV

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

98000 mi Replaced heating actuator. 
70000 mi Heating/cooling system was blowing from vent only; would not change to other options. Mode valve actuator not responding and was replaced. 
72000 mi

US $228
Heat not working at times. Heat actuator stuck. Replaced temperature actuator. 
91500 mi

US $517
Replace AC condenser leak 
98700 mi

US $330
Replaced passenger rear window regulator 
3720 mi Heater fan was squealing a little, dealer replaced. 
28000 mi

US $40
Supplemental Restraint System aka Airbag warning light came on due to the system not being fully operational aka a bad sensor. 

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2011 Chevrolet Equinox Electrical Problems

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