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#1089 of 2371 Chevy Equinox 2012
Sep 13, 2011 (2:53 am)
Just wanted to let everyone know that I had to put my new equinox, 3-weeks old with 400 mile in the shop. I went to go to work and started it up and on came a light for the engine malfunction. I needed to get to work and decided I would drive it anyway. I backed out of my garage and put the car in drive and notice some hesitation and continued down the road and just felt that it was not responding well when I stepped on the gas pedal. I decided to turn around, when I slowed to turn the vehicle around it stalled. I restared and it was very sluggish but managed to get it back inot my drive way. My husband came out and he went to me it back into the garage and it stalled, he restarted and stepped on the gas pedal firmly to keep it from stalling. So as of right now, I do not know what it wrong with it and will keep everyone up to date when I find out from the dealership service dept.
#1090 of 2371 Re: Chevy Equinox 2012 [chevy48]
Sep 13, 2011 (12:19 pm)
Is your 2012 a 2.4L or 3.0L Nox?
#1092 of 2371 2010 Chevrolet Equinox- Possible transmission problem?
Sep 18, 2011 (7:19 am)
I am the happy owner of a 2010 Equinox which now has 43,000 miles. I noticed that the car has been shaking a little while idling at red lights... did not think anything of it until yesterday. While sitting at a red light, I tried to move the car and nothing !! Pressed on the gas, checked I was not on neutral and nothing... Got stuck a few minutes, shut down the car which then moved as nothing happened.... Has anyone encountered this problem before??? Thanks in advance,
al1985 ( Albany, NY ).
#1093 of 2371 Re: Stalling Equinox [famcar]
Sep 21, 2011 (4:43 am)
So Iíve got a 2010 Chevy equinox that was purchased new in the summer of 2009. In July 2011 the car stalled in the driveway, no engine light or warning light of any kind went on. It started right back up but has since stalled when coming to s stop or slowing to under 5 mph 6 times since July. Itís been at the dealer twice and they canít find anything that registers on their diagnostics tests and are at a loss on how to rectify the issue. Itís getting pretty frustrating to drive a car that is no longer safe to drive. Before I drive it back to the dealer to leave it there and throw the keys through the window and walk away, anyone have similar issues?
#1094 of 2371 Re: 2010 Chevrolet Equinox- Possible transmission problem? [al1985]
Sep 21, 2011 (4:46 am)
Crazy, 2010 Chevy equinox does the same thing only I have about 20k miles. It idles real rough and shakes at times when stopped at lights and stop signs. A majority of the time once it starts shaking, it will stall, with no warning light or engine light. We might be on to something hereÖ.
#1095 of 2371 Re: Stalling Equinox [cameeva]
Sep 21, 2011 (6:24 am)
Suggest you do a search of the "2010 Equinox Problems" threads for the word "ECO". You will find that some owners seem to have avoided the engine hesitation by not using the "ECO" setting which is designed to lower engine RPM for better fuel economy.
The "Eco" setting may be ok if you use it as an "overdrive" setting for highway cruising.
Worth a try anyway.
#1096 of 2371 Re: 2010 Chevrolet Equinox- Possible transmission problem? [cameeva]
Sep 22, 2011 (11:25 am)
We also have a 2010 and it does the same darn thing..we thought it was because we shipped it to Germany and it sat on the boat..well I think that Chevy needs to fix this issue..it annoys me. My check engine light comes on for like a day or two then turns of for like a week..its so strange..I really like my car but its brand new..has anyone taken it to a dealer to see why it does that. Also today my Stailitrak light came on..we were just driving normal on the road..I am thinking the 2010 are screwed up.
#1097 of 2371 Re: 50,000 miles and ready for a new 2012 NOX [roykulp]
Sep 29, 2011 (5:51 pm)
I have the 4 cyl basemodel 2010 Enox, that I bought new in July 2010. It has 13, 000 miles on it, and I do get 24 around town, but only get 25MPG on the highway. Did your 24-26 MPG include highway miles as well? By the way I love my car, and am hoping after 15 months, it is still in the breaking-in stage, and the better MPG's will kick in soon!
#1098 of 2371 Re: 2010 NOX Estimated 24 MPG
Sep 30, 2011 (6:48 am)
I get an estimated 22-24 around town depending on my driving habits; agressive driving in city / stop and go traffic 22 MPG or lower; this is to be expected. Interstate Road trips driving at 70 MH I average about 27-29, depends on road conditions, weather and running A/C will all affect MPG on all vehicals. Overall I average 24 MPG with this 2010 4cyl. Nox and currently have 35000 miles on drive line. I let dealer change oil ever 3000, keep tires inflated at 40 PSI and only had a few warrantee items takes care of since purchasing NOX in October 2009. So far no real issues; its been a good vehical.
Being said; I have not seen 32 MPG or greater that is advertised; however I expect to pick up another 1 to 2 mpg this winter when not running the A/C 7 days a week in the extreem Florida heat. Overall not a bad value, concidering cost and size of vehical.