2012 Chevrolet EQUINOX Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Chevrolet EQUINOX Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1465762
 Internal NHTSA #11092500
 ManufacurerGeneral Motors LLC
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelEQUINOX
 Model Year2012
 File date22/02/18
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2012 chevrolet equinox. The contact stated that the vehicle made an abnormal noise. There were no warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the engine had no oil. The oil was replaced; however, the following day, the vehicle failed to operate. The vehicle was towed to ken waschke auto plaza (501 9th st n, virginia, mn) where the technician diagnosed that the engine was fractured and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was notified and did not assist. The contact referenced gmc special coverage campaign: 16118; however, gmc denied to cover the vehicle due to oil changes not being performed by the dealer. The failure mileage was approximately 56,897. *tt
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure56897
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateMOUNTAIN IRON, MN
VIN pattern 2GNFLEEK6C6XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase24/07/12
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's nameIRON TRAIL MOTORS
 Dealer's telephone number218-741-2335
 Dealer's cityVIRGINIA
 Dealer's state codeMN
 Dealer's ZIP code55792
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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