The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance. In some Equinoxs, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing however, the technician was unable to diagnose the failure. I make sure it is shut tight and also that no lights are left on. Just plur your Chevy Equinox and Year into the Year Make Model selector above and when you search for a Battery Auto Parts Warehouse will only show you parts that fit your vehicle. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure.
It was out of oil and that caused safeties to kick in and that created the problem. This time I had my 3 year old and 1 year old in the car. Purchased March 25, 2011 and not one wk without problems. Autocraft Gold batteries are engineered with PowerFrame grid technology, a stronger and more durable positive grid technology. Dealer and have them check the battery and also run a perastatic draw test on it.
They only have to be changed every 100,000 miles. He called onstar and told them what happened. A 6-speed automatic transmission is standard with both engines. Will see if the check engine light returns in the next 48 hours. It took three tries to jump start the car.
The failure recurred several times after the repair. Our Policies: , , , , , , and. I did do a diagnostic report with onstar after the second incident and I was informed that there were 3 codes on my car now and the loss of power can be an issue for these code and to get the car to the dealer within 7 days. Whether you're driving off to a soccer game or an arts convention in your Chevy Equinox, you don't have time to deal with a dead vehicle battery. Car was in garage for two days before starting.
A few days later I told my husband that I thought it was strange that onstar did not contact me right after the collision. The contact continued to depress the accelerator pedal, and the vehicle jerked and began to accelerate. After that incident, the vehicle would no longer reverse or shift from third to fourth gear. Store pricing may vary from the price advertised on BatteriesPlus. I was lucky there was no car in the next lane. I drove home, pulled in the garage, turned the vehicle off, tried to restart and had no power to the vehicle at all. Also the Equinox seems to hesitate before it shifts into another gear.
While accelerating from a stop, the vehicle accelerated and immediately stopped responding in the middle of an intersection. I have no clue how this did not cause a wreck in the heavy traffic. Check the customer's vehicle, battery installation could take up to 30 minutes. Warranty consists of 3 years free replacement plus 2 years prorated. Battery cables are an important piece of any electrical system, transferring power from the battery to the vehicle. The Equinox's rocker panels are integrated into the doors, narrowing the area over which a passenger must step.
If you have these problems, check your battery cables for signs of corrosion or damage. Car has 1300 miles on it. I have a 2006 silverado and have had no problems with it. Car was in garage for two days before starting. Emergency blinkers, airbag service light, stability track and check engine light. It has 623 miles on it. I think the air conditioner malfunction is a symptom of a much greater problem, I.
Posted on Apr 08, 2012 Get the correct replacement battery and be sure to clean the battery cables before replacing them on the new battery. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your Equinox that you need to replace. The speed limit is 55 so of course traffic regularly runs 60 mph. I feel very unsafe driving this vehicle and for a car to only be a couple years old, this should not be happening. I researched this on the internet, and there are many Equinox owners complaining about this very thing. It was covered by warranty again and they serviced it for free. Enjoy reliable starting power with no maintenance every season.
Walking to the Equinox, used the unlock button. Dealer does not provide paperwork for most visits. I would start to drive and the car would just stall out. Our batteries are available in a variety of sizes to fit your application perfectly and offer higher cold cranking amps for easier starting in extreme weather conditions. This was very funny of course since it is Chevrolet and the dealerships fault for selling such a lemon.