Complaint Number: 10610802 Incident Date: March 1, 2012 Date Added to File: July 15, 2014 Description of the Complaint: Purchased my equinox in 2006 new at 12,000 miles serpentine belt broken,window has jumped going up and down since the day of purchase took back to the dealer but they couldn't find a problem. A Phillips head screw driver and small socket will be needed to remove the dash panels. This appears to be a known problem with several chevrolet vehicles utilizing happened multiple time. Took the car home, but it didn't feel right still. I unplugged the actuator and removed three mounting screws.
You must put the vehicle in the lowest gear position for the dash panel to clear the shifter when removing. The failure mileage was 88,859 and the approximate mileage was 130,000. Still it would not identify the cd as being loaded. About 1 minute later the heat started blowing and then stopped and now will not blow hot or cold air. Sneaky Hidden Fastener From Hell: I didn't even know about this nut in the back until I had struggled to pull out the cross-bar for a good ten minutes.
Having a helper would be a good idea. Well I will tell y … ou because I taken Mine out about 6 times and nothing has ever happened. Water still leaks in my car but, not as severely. Once the screws were out, the instrument cluster was still attached by the electrical connector. I test-drove the car to make sure all the dashboard and steering wheel buttons and electronic functions worked properly. Go to a junkyard and learn how on a junker. Restarted car and put into drive.
This is likely a design issue as the location of the condensor neck is exposed underneath the car to getting hit by rocks, etc. I have taken it to three different dealers to diagnose and they say there is no problem or they were unable to duplicate the issue. This is a manufactures part problem. Thank you for your support. The other was a bundle of wires connected with a blue socket-thingy. It certainly appears the wiring shorted out? Having very similar problems as probably hundreds of people. Was able to coax car to go three blocks to parking lot, and called dealer who came and got the car.
And car has always had ignition issues my car will stay running even when you take the key from the ignition completely. Fuse blew to fan motor and fan motor had high resistance. There are many bundles of wires that go to the steering wheel area. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. No dealer will help me because the car will never act up for them. This time I was accelerating to freeway speeds and the steering froze.
The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. This appears to be a known problem with several chevrolet vehicles utilizing happened multiple time. The dealer said the radio's files were compromised. At 53k miles my ignition switch failed. I put the car in reverse and it didn't move all. The contact had shut off the vehicle and exited when the vehicle independently restarted without the key being in the ignition. There is a ticking sound, but the heat or air won't work.
The contact stated that the vehicle started independently, without the key being in the ignition. Back view of dash sub-structure. I replaced the top half of the plastic shroud around the base of the steering wheel. It's just a simple quarter-turn clockwise when viewed from underneath. Random warning lights displayed on dash, or randomly components will not work. It ended up costing us around 3700 dollars after it was all said and done.
The actuator had rotated too far, beyond its limits, and overpowered the plastic shaft on the door. April 24, 2008 vehicle taken into the garage for ignition sticking and then vehicle shutting off. Removed battery, coolant tank, and batter box to remove wiper fluid tank to get to pump. I sprayed some rust penetrant on the threads so the nuts would be easier to remove. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. When the problem occurs it will only start if you hold the gas pedal to the floor. Gate chevrolet of south bend came and got the vehicle started with a booster, but said they had no idea what would have caused it or what the problem was.
The dealer currently has the car again and is telling me that he sees no problem. Maki, Editor Start: Removing the center console bezel is necessary to replace the radio, the power window switches, or the climate control switches. At the time of the purchase I noticed the ignition switch would partially jammed when trying to start. The arrows point to the 3 mounting screws, which required a 7mm socket to remove or a Phillips screwdriver. Since my local Chevy dealer had to order this part, which took one day to arrive, I decided to start re-assembling the car. The rear section of the air duct. Complaint Number: 10465493 Incident Date: July 8, 2010 Date Added to File: July 13, 2012 Description of the Complaint: Bought in jan 2009 with 65,000 on it.
I wonder whether this is covered by a recall or something. At this point I had not yet disconnected the car battery, because I wasn't sure if there was an electrical interlock between the key and the shifter. Dealer only charged me for the replacement part and software labor. I installed the glove box. There is a plastic part inside that I think might be an air diverter. I'm just not sure if this has been a common vehicle problem or if this has happened to others. Door Handle on driver's side broke internally.