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

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2012 Chevrolet EQUINOX Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1556756
 Internal NHTSA #11196901
 ManufacurerGeneral Motors LLC
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelEQUINOX
 Model Year2012
 File date08/01/19
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2012 chevrolet equinox. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced high oil consumption, which caused the contact to have to add extra oil in the vehicle weekly. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 73,000. *bf consumer stated engine blew, stalling of car, oil consumption rapidly. Dealer fixed problems. Engine light came back on january 2019 took back to dealer, dealer stated needed to check oil there was none in the car. Car started shaking @ light stalling, making loud noise. Gmc is aware of the problem and refuses to fix the problem which is the pistons that need repair.*jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure73000
Number of Occurences3
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateDOWNEY, CA
VIN pattern 2GNALDEK0C1XXXXXX
 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 purchase15/11/18
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
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 nameALEXANDER AUTO
 Dealer's telephone number562-456-8035
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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