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#638 of 1675 equinox is going bye bye
Dec 09, 2005 (5:30 am)
i bought my 2006 equinox lt fwd about 4 months ago i traded in my 04 mustang convertible for it why i dont know now. my check engine light was on for many reasons a.) pressure valves faulted,B.)electronics faulted,C.) My ABS we screwed up now they have just ordered me a new radio since mine decided to crap the bed. i called my dealer and told them for the amount of money i pay for this thing i dont expect this granted theres a warranty but im now going to keep going back. today they told me to come in with it there writing me a check for my buy out giving me back my downpayment and im getting the mustang back. chevy is expensive and for the junk they sell its not worth it, never again will i waste my time or money on chevy!!!!
#639 of 1675 Re: Every Problem in the Book! [kfy1955]
Dec 12, 2005 (9:48 am)
Can you describe the issue with the rear differential? I am having problems with the rear end making a type of grinding noise when on slippery surfaces. We are going to bring it in to have it looked at this week but I'd like to get an idea of what you've experienced.
#640 of 1675 Happy but Unhappy
Dec 14, 2005 (3:17 pm)
Just took delivery 16 days ago on a 2006 Bermuda Green/Grey Cloth AWD LT, with power sunroof, 6-CD Changer, and Side Airbags. The first few hundred miles everything was A-Ok, however recently I began noticing a snap/crackle/pop noise From around the passanger dash/glovebox area, and occasionally sounds like it could be coming from the passnager door panel also. Its been extremely cold here with lows around 10F and my intial instict was its all the plastic they use breaking in expanding and contracting however it seems to have gotten worse/more frequent now. Has anyone encountered this problem as its driving me nuts!! Also the driver side window seems to have a ticking cricket like wind noise also. So far I really like the look and feel of the car however I gotta find a way to make the sounds go away.
#641 of 1675 Re: Happy but Unhappy [jazzyjoe]
Dec 14, 2005 (9:29 pm)
Do these noises continue after the cabin is heated up?
#642 of 1675 Re: Happy but Unhappy [equinoxc8]
Dec 15, 2005 (11:20 am)
Yup, they seem to be there all the time.
#643 of 1675 weird feeling
Dec 16, 2005 (8:27 pm)
New here. I just drove my nox in deep snow for the first time today. It was a weird feeling. I was pressing on the gas peddle and it seemed like there was no power or like the engine was going to stall. Is this normal or as it happened to someone else?
#644 of 1675 Re: weird feeling [calypso3]
Dec 17, 2005 (4:37 pm)
If you have front wheel drive, the traction control system probably kicked in because the wheels were spinning. TC on the Nox does not apply brakes, it reduces engine power (RPM) as low as it needs to, to stop the wheels from spinning, regardless of the position of the gas pedal.
On the Nox the computer normally controls the throttle using input from the pedal position sensor on the gas pedal. When the TC kicks in, the computer ignores the pedal position and reduces the throttle until the wheels stop spinning. You should see a small yellow triangle with an exclamation point in center light up when TC kicks in. Of course if both wheels are spinning and the computer reduces power, the vehicle may not move at all. In this situation you have to turn off the TC system by pushing the button above the radio. You can then control engine speed with the gas pedal.
#645 of 1675 Re: Happy but Unhappy [jazzyjoe]
Dec 17, 2005 (9:10 pm)
Then what I would want you to try is open your passenger door grab/hold the end corner of the dash and first give it some medium taps to see if the noise is there and then try lifting it slightly to see if the dash is loose. Tap on the door trim panel later to see if anything is loose inside. If you feel or hear something take it to your dealer and tell them what you did and what you suspect.
Dec 18, 2005 (9:36 am)
That was it, I took my TC of and the Nox tranformed itself into a tank. Now I'm ready for some snow. Thank's again sgr5516