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#281 of 320 Re: My story [dman001948]
Dec 19, 2011 (6:23 am)
By accident I went to the "2011 Chevy Equinox problems " thread on this same Edmunds forum site.
PLEASE go their to get updated information re: Startup noises, Recalls, Oil pressure problems, etc. While we have been discussing things here there was a larger but parallel thread that was getting more answers than we are. Seems the problem may be bigger than we thought... and it is not getting passed along to all dealers. Sure, I know some posts are likely from hardened complainers but the similarity in the complaints is too strong to not have some basis. NOTE: Be sure to select 2011 thread as 2010 thread is there also.
One complaint was very interesting. Dealer claimed there is no longer an Engine oil low warning light? We are suppose to be 'monitoring' our own oil using the tech menu... Damn us idiots still need our idiot lights! Really hope this isn't true as I rarely monitor the tech menu.
#282 of 320 Re: 2011 Equinox 4cyl stalling issue [jan21816]
Dec 28, 2011 (6:54 am)
I have search the web and cannot find that recall notice for the nox, however there is one for the front seat belts. The sited recall notice "011195" does fit "Other" makes. (Not chevy) But not the Nox. Would have to see that notice, can it be posted to this site?
#283 of 320 Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem?
Dec 29, 2011 (1:54 pm)
With all the negative remarks about the Equinox over the past 3 model years has anyone not experienced a problem? Maybe I haven't had my car long enough or put as many miles on it as most people have, but I love the car.
#284 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem? [avenroweman]
Dec 29, 2011 (3:08 pm)
Hello ................I have had my 2011 Nox since Sept. of 2010. 12,000. Not one problem. Runs quite, great ride excellent car. But.....Ii made sure I did get the six with hrdraulic power steering. This does make a great differance. My millage is more than acceptable. This car is a joy to drive. So far so good...............would I buy another one.....Yes...Richard
#285 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem? [avenroweman]
Dec 29, 2011 (3:31 pm)
I'm happy to reply my 2010 LS with the 4 cyl is problem free. I am enjoying it and receive compliments whenever I give friends a ride on how quiet and smooth the ride is. All the problems i read in this forum do give me pause and make me wonder if I'm doomed for major issues down the road. Coming from owning Toyotas for the last 10 yrs, I am not happy with the Chevy dealer's service department and the way they treat you compared to Toyota dealerships. I can relate to the shabby treatment reported here. GM has a long way to go if they want to keep their new customers.
#286 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem?
Dec 29, 2011 (4:00 pm)
No problems here, going on three years. People with problems post about them on the internet, everybody else just drives their car.
#287 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem? [rocketent]
Jan 15, 2012 (3:12 am)
Thats what this forum is all about, people with problems with this vechile, there are other forums for other vechiles, so what the heck. If you have not had any problems, good for you. But, not all is perfect, so the less perfect gets posted. Took my Nox in for an Oil change and told them about the motor noise and they check the Vin# to see if it was on the recall list and said it wasn't. But, if I wanted to I could leave the Nox over night and they will do a cold start and see it happens. What is strange now is since they did the oil change the vechile appears to be running better and so far no engine noise on start up (Knock on wood).
#288 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem? [dman001948]
Jan 15, 2012 (3:18 am)
Rocketent....Do you have a 4 cyl?
#289 of 320 Re: Has anyone bought a 2010, 2011, or 2012 Equinox and not had a problem? [dman001948]
Jan 15, 2012 (5:22 am)
A would like to back track just a bit...
Does the "Recall" for the engine noise actually exist?
It certainly seems more and more posters are saying their dealer knows of no "Recall." I had my wife's Nox in for a short... 15 minute visit. I absolutely could not read the oil dipstick. They politely showed me if you tilt the 'nub' just right you can see the oil on it. Hope I never have to make a living reading Nox dipsticks! I politely asked about the "noise recall" and got the deer in the headlights stare. "What recall?" was the opinion I got. We are due for a oil change this month so I will try a bit harder then. But could it be the whole "Recall" is smoke and mirrors? I too did a Google search got no official GM recall info. Mostly got posts talking about the "Recall"????