I try to do as much mechanic work as possible, as the expenses at shop won't allow My disability 'budget' to fit in. If the problem is not corrected, the light will come on at every ignition cycle. The vehicle shut down and was restarted. We have all been calmly driving down the road thinking about what you are going to make for dinner when one of these dashboard hieroglyphics flashes on and oftentimes they are just as confusing as a foreign language. The Chevy Equinox brake system consists of two hydraulic circuits. You may have a problem with the instrument cluster gauges, speedometer cluster , or a code may be stored in the Power Steering Control Module.
Movement between parts is one of the three ingredients in generating a voltage, and as speed of that movement slows down, the signal being generated gets weaker, until it reaches the point where the computer can't read it and it thinks that wheel has locked up. If the light fails to come on at all or comes on when driving, and electrical fault has been detected with the airbag system. We believe cutting defeats the purpose of a dash cover protecting the dash! Cruise Control Low The Chevrolet Equinox cruise control light is white when the system is ready and green when the cruise control system is active. Have electronic parking brake maintenance as soon as possible. Symbol Name Urgency Description What to Do Engine Overheating High If the engine coolant warning light or the temperature gauge high along with an overheat message on the Chevrolet Equinox Driver Information Center: Stop as soon as possible on a level surface and switch off the engine. Details can be found on our returns page.
The owners' manual says that you can't. Immediately switch off any electrical accessories to conserve battery power as this may allow you to travel further. Only way to fix is to tear complete dash board out to reach blower assembly, replace vent door and reassemble the entire dash board. Our expert service technicians here at New Smyrna Chevy will thoroughly investigate any warning indicator that your vehicle may be experiencing. If the light does not come on or comes on when driving, there may be a fault with the theft-deterrent system. The dashboard symbol will illuminate when the system is manually switched off.
Parking brakes may become stuck due to ice. I just got the suv back from the dealership after a week of them having it. Check engine coolant levels and refill if required but first wait for engine to cool before removing cap - particularly if steam is coming from the engine - high chance of scolding. If this light comes on and stays on, it could indicate a drain on the battery that may soon make your car inoperable. If this light pops on, we recommend taking your into a mechanic to get checked out and that you drive it as little as possible until the problem is fixed. Turn off the engine and restart to reset the system.
Use the pull down boxes just under the displayed price. Chevrolet Equinox Dashboard Symbols These are the Chevrolet Equinox dash warning lights and symbols. Do I take it to a dealer and pay hundreds of dollars for a scan cause the engine light is on and coincidentally autostart doesn't work? A sensor's signal can be missing, as I first mentioned, but electrically the circuit is still intact. Allowing the engine to warm around the brake area can be enough to release it. Damage due to incorrect engine oil usage is not covered by vehicle warranty. If the warning light comes on, fluid is low.
Be cautious of braking excessively. Continual driving with the warning light on may increase fuel consumption and may result in the engine not running smoothly. Also when I make turns away from the sun light into shade it will happen. We have a 2012 Equinox with 2. We specialize in new Chevrolet, used vehicles, service, and financing.
Because the dealer doesn't get a warning light or a code thrown at them then all they will tell you is it is performing as it should be. In any case, bring your car in for servicing immediately if you see this light come on and stay on. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and referred the contact to the same dealer. It is used to notify you of a variety of possible problems having to do with the engine or emissions system on your vehicle. Feel free to contact me privately for more assistance. Whatever is causing this light to come on, we recommend getting it checked out.
Heard a loud noise as I was driving. The fuel guage no longer correctly indicates how much gas is left in the tank and will not move off of empty even after pumping 13 gallons into the tank. Detailed below are the dashboard warning lights for all three generations of the Chevy Equinox. Many warning lights come on when the engine has started. The anti-lock system will only activate when the brake pedal is pressed, and you usually don't do that for very long at higher speeds. A code can relate to a break in the electrical circuit to a sensor. The typical reason for this is the sensor for auto lights 'thinks' it is getting dark out and turns the regular headlights on and puts instrument panel and radio in night-time mode dim.
It might indicate worn brake pads, low brake fluid, or something more critical. I took it to my local Chevy dealer and was told that maybe the oil life was not reset after my last oil change. If no steam is coming from the engine, it's usually not too serious. Now, the lights come back on I can't get them to tho , but there isn't any problem with the brakes. Do you have any thoughts on what could possibly be causing this light to come on? I know it could be a thousand reasons why this light is coming on, but I was just wondering if this is something you've run across or known to happen.