08 Chevy Equinox Engine Hot A/C Off

Asked by May 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Equinox

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have been having an ongoing issue with my 2008
Chevy Equinox. I will be driving and then all of a
sudden my “Engine Hot A/C Off” light will come on
the dash, my A/C will stop working/turn hot, my
fans will continue to run non stop, and my
temperature hand will go all the way down. This
happens periodically and then it will fix itself. Any
recommendations? Thanks!

4 Answers


Try resseting your fault codes next time I'm having the same issue but I'm changing the pigtail next

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DriverXlt, pigtail wiring harness? My 08’ equinox I bought about a week ago. Water pump isn’t leaking, no water in oil, new thermostat, no busted/leaking radiator, heater & a/c work, no codes on the dash other than stabilitrak, new EGR valve, nothing milky but as soon as I drive it it overheats and coolant starts pouring out of the overflow tank. Again, no milky anywhere, no smoke, no stalling or limp mode, have no clue.. my cleans both work and seem to run constantly as well. Any idea? Working on getting a coolant system pressure test for it, until then not driving it as I’m afraid to ruin a head and haven’t allowed it to get all the way hot (as I have had overheating problems with a previous vehicle (not chevy) and know that means no good).


This is EXACTLY what is going on with my 08’ LS , same stabilitrak, new egr, etc. EVERYTHING to a T. Did you get the pressure test yet?


Is it safe to drive

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