Chevrolet Equinox owners manuals

Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox specs

Model overview

Chevrolet Equinox is a mid-sized crossover SUV marketed by Chevrolet and it was launched for the 2005 model year. The Equinox is the first unibody SUV of GM the others being the Pontiac Aztek and Buick Rendezvous. The Equinox is constructed on the Theta platform, it is the second car to share this platform, Vue being the first one. The Equinox substitutes the S10 Blazer and Tracker.

In 2010 the Equinox was redesigned to yield a more modern look. In 2016 Chevrolet declared that the new Equinox would be redesigned, with a new midsize crossover SUV with third-row seating. This choice was done because of other makers who offer midsize SUVs with a third row.

The new model of Equinox is equipped with a base turbo four-cylinder engine. The turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine produces 170 horsepower and is paired with the optional all-wheel-drive system (front-wheel drive is the default). A bigger, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is optional and far better suited for the Equinox's weight. The standard model is equipped with a six-speed automatic which shifts seamlessly.

Chevrolet Equinox known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints about the Chevrolet Equinox are:
  • The owner's complaints related to the Chevrolet Equinox engine include the scent of gasoline and smoke, fuel pump crash, and excessive oil consumption.
  • The 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine used across other Chevrolet and GM models including the Buick Verano and GMC Terrain is known for excessive oil consumption. 
  • Owners would see the message “Engine Power Reduced” along with the Check Engine Light. This issue is caused by a simple electrical problem in the throttle body, but it is debilitating when it occurs. This is one of the most popular Chevrolet Equinox problems that could appear more than once. 

Chevrolet Equinox PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the Equinox model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Chevrolet Equinox to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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Feb 22, 2024
What is the average mileage of the Equinox ?

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Jul 09, 2023
Where are located the airbags on the 2010 model?

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Jun 25, 2023
Does the Premier EQUINOX has AWD or RWD?

Jamal Farmer on
May 13, 2023
Dead Battery and Locked Out !!

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Feb 28, 2023
Anybody has issues with the infotainment on the steering wheel?

Anderson Hoover on
Feb 21, 2023
I have water on my front rear driver !?