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Is it possible to install 3rd party Carplay into Chevrolet Equinox 2013?

I have an Equinox and I want to upgrade to CarPlay. The interior looks like this: Is it possible to upgrade to a 3rd party CarPlay solution? Being new to 3rd party add ons, I'm not sure how that ...
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Heatiing problems

We recently purchased a 08 equinox and it had problems over heating n heater core went out with last owner. They replaced heater core , however still had an occasional problem over heating. We ...
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Which is the inlet and which is the outlet?

I am asking this for my dad. The image is supposed to represent a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox V6, and he wanted to know which pipe is the inlet and which is the outlet, as well as through which water (or ...
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A/C stops blowing cold when it's raining

I have a 2011 equinox. Had a accident couple years ago involved with front end. Ever since then when it rains my AC will stop blowing cold air. never heard of anything like this. anyone have any ...
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2010 Chevy Equinox - Oil in Air Outlet Duct

2010 Chevy Equinox LTZ 3.0 Oil in Air Outlet Duct Just wondering what would cause this? What is the chamber attached to the air outlet duct do? Can that chamber get clogged? What should I be ...
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I have a 07 equinox that is running high rpm(4,000 rpm at 45-50 mph)

I have a 07 equinox that is running 4,000 rpm at 45-50 mph. Rpm goes higher as I accelerate and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gear seems to be running higher as well. It's running 3,000 rpm around 30 when I know ...
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2006 chevy equinox overheating

My 2006 chevy equinox was overheating, temp gauge fluctuated up and down, and blower was not working at all. Also fans would come on and stay on for about 5 minutes after ignition was turned off. I ...
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My car won’t stop overheating

The other day my car was overheating and i stopped at autozone to pour some coolant in cause I have a slight leak. When I pour the coolant in and let my car run for about 10 minutes I see this huge ...
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Blower motor not blowing

I have a 2006 Chevy Equinox and the blower motor will not blow at all. I replaced the blower motor and it would blow intermittently for a few days then stopped all together so I then replaced the ...
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2008 Chevy Equinox: no heat in idle

My 2008 Equinox had not been getting heat in idle, but heat would come on when driving. There was also a strong coolant smell when heat was on. Recently, I was getting overheating messages on the dash,...
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2012 Chevy Equinox A/C Blows Hot and Ambiant Temperature reading Wrong

I have a 2012 Chevy Equinix. 120k Miles. Bought it new. From early on sometimes when we would turn the A/C on it would not blow cold. But if we would take the temperature control knob and turn it from ...
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Do I need a new rim?

Hello, I just had a blowout with my 2016 chevrolet equinox after dropping my kids at school. Its raining so as a result of the blowout I lost control and hit the curb 😥. Currently waiting on ...
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2007 Chevy Eqinox

In the morning I pull out of my driveway my car will chug and will not go above 25mph. The RPM goes up to just before red line. It will not go anyfaster. Then when it seems to warm up it is ok. Any ...
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2006 Chevy Equinox doesn't have heat

Replaced the door that is in the dash and the thermostat. Still doesn't have heat. Very frustrated, this car hauls my grandkids around and the money invested is over $2000. We don't think the mechanic ...
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Raditator fluid leaking

I have a 2005 Chevy Equinox and it was over heating. So we replaced the water pump. Then we replaced the A/c compressor, it had a crack in it. So we thought everything was all good. No when we went to ...
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SUV's = we live on gravel [closed]

What is the best SUV to purchase that is air tight. we live on gravel and the dust just pours into our 2017 Equinox!
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How do I prevent the FM radio coming on automatically in a Chevrolet Equinox?

I have paired my bluetooth phone with a Chevrolet Equinox. It works well for playing music, etc. I leave the phone paired and playing audio when I park it, shut it off, and walk away. However, when I ...
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Rough start with sputtering and strong exhaust odor

I have had nothing but problems since getting a tune up. I had to replace the spark plug wiring and got a tune up. Then my check engine light came on 3 weeks later and I had to get a new gas cap and a ...
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Does it matter what kind of coolant you use in your SUV?

This is more of a question can you use green coolant in a 2006 Chevy Equinox because I did. When I went for an oil change they said I was using the wrong color coolant. I should be using orange ...
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Why is my 2012 Chevy Equinox heater only blowing cold air?

In my 2012 Chevy Equinox, when turning the heater on it only blows cold air like the AC is on. Temperature gauge is normal as it always has been No leaking fluids, including water The seat warmers ...
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Bleeding brakes on a 06 chevy equinox

I changed the master cylinder and front calipers. I also bled all the lines but when I start the car the brakes still goto the floor. Should I bleed them with engine running? When I did this the car ...
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My 2011 Equinox LT

Early today I had a message that my gas cap was loose. I was going try tighten it when I stopped, but forgot. Later my engine light came on after I ran my car through car wash. I remembered about ...
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2011 Equinox Heat only on high RPM

My 2011 Equinox 71000 miles on it...- The heater blows hot air only when the RPM is high - as in highway or accelerating. It blows cool air at stop lights or idling. It's winter here lol - Any ideas? ...
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Why does my 2006 Chevy Equinox have no heat when all repairs for the heat has been made?

I have: replaced the thermostat about 10 times, back flushed heater core and flushed cooling system out about 10 times, replaced water pump, intake gasket, blend door, mode door, actuators, HVAC ...
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my 2011 Chevy Equinox check engine light on, reads code P0420

Check engine light been on. I checked gas cap the other day and it stayed on. I will put premium fuel in next time i fill up. It's been on for about a week. Any ideas to cause or solution?
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2012 chevy equinox blows hot air even shut off

We have a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox. We cant turn off the interior heat even when we turn the temp all the way down. Even when we turn off the heater it keeps blowing hot air. What could be the ...
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Coolant in engine… Head gasket going

I have an 05 Equinox, and while idling it sometimes overheats. We have to continously add coolant every week. If this was the only problem, I'd fix it, but, there's other issues as well, and combined ...
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My 2011 Equinox check engine light came on. I had it coded - read P0013

How do I replace the cam shaft position switch and/or actuator?
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2009 Chevy Equinox Turn Signal

My 2009 Equinox turn signal lever is acting up. When you switch it to turn left you have to hold it down in order for it to work. It returns to neutral but won't stay on without holding it. The right ...
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How do I troubleshoot a P1443 code for a Chevy Equinox

I have a 2012 Chevy Equinox LT that started reporting code p1443, and has started to die from time to time. This happens when the Equinox is at rest, either in gear or in "Park," then begins moving in ...
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2011 Chevrolet Equinox: Heater blows cold air when set to defrost mode

For some reason, the heater on our 2011 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT (I4 engine) blows cold air when set to defrost mode regardless of the temperature setting. However, the heater works in any other mode. ...
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Access OnStar Wires on 2012 Equinox

I've got a 2012 Equinox that I want to attach an inviscord to the Onstar wires, but I am not sure how to access the wires. There is a wide black plastic cover where the rear view mirror attaches to ...