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#1 of 1701 Equinox Problems and Solutions
Jun 05, 2004 (11:44 am)
I like to hear from current owners that what type of problems they have. I know it is little early but I m sure owners have observations...
#2 of 1701 Re: Equinox Problems and Solutions [snowman #1]
Jun 07, 2004 (8:23 am)
I know that there are some issues that people are running into. Look in the main board. They are intermingled with other posts. I had one dealing with setting the EQ and received an answer from there.
#3 of 1701 EQUINOX ODOR PROBLEM
Jun 10, 2004 (9:13 am)
I RECENTLY GOT MY EQUINOX, AND SOON NOTICE IT DID NOT HAVE THE NICE NEW CAR SMELL. HOWEVER, IT DID AND DOES STILL SMELL. SO BAD THAT MY WIFE KNOWS WHEN I'M HOME BEFORE SHE SEES ME. WHEN I CALLED MY SALES REP HE TOLD ME HE HAD THE SAME PROBLEM BUT DID NOT OFFER A SOLUTION. I HAVE A APPOINTMENT TO BRING THE CAR IN ON 6/14, I'LL KEEP YOU POSTED.
#4 of 1701 Re: EQUINOX ODOR PROBLEM [carmen #3]
Jun 11, 2004 (12:27 pm)
Give us more details, where it is coming from, AC vents?
#5 of 1701 Re: EQUINOX ODOR PROBLEM [carmen #3]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Jun 12, 2004 (9:40 am)
carmen, please turn off your CAPS LOCK. It's very hard for others to read your comments.
#6 of 1701 Re: EQUINOX ODOR PROBLEM [snowman #4]
Jun 14, 2004 (4:38 am)
No, it is definitely not coming from the a/c vents. It is just in the car. I have at the dealers today. It is so bad that my family refuses to get in the car. You smell it as soon as you open the door. Whatever it is I hope they solve it.
Jun 14, 2004 (4:54 am)
I wonder it is the sulfur from gas...
#8 of 1701 Re: [snowman #7]
Jun 15, 2004 (4:30 am)
Thank you for your reply, the only way I can describe the smell is that it is a moldy, mildew type of smell. I had it at the dealer yesterday and they deodorized it. But to tell you the truth, It still smells. I'm going to wait a day or two to see what happens before I bring it back. I also plan on calling GM.
#9 of 1701 Re: [carmen #8]
Jun 15, 2004 (5:38 am)
AC system needs to discharge some water thru a pipe or clear tube, this might be blocked. If the smell is not like rotten egg, it should be definitely AC system which can be addressed easy. Good luck and keep us posted.
#10 of 1701 Equinox Odor
Jun 15, 2004 (12:34 pm)
We bought a new Equinox about 2 weeks ago. When the engine is hot it gives off a gross odor (smells like a dead animal that's been on the side of the road for a month in the hot sun). We've checked all thru it, took it back to the dealer and they couldn't find anything either. They thought it might be a tiny antifreeze leak but it wasn't. They said to give it a couple of weeks to see if it's a sealant that will burn off with time. You can smell it slightly when the vehicle is sitting but it's nasty when it's been driven and the engine is hot.