2012 Chevy equinox engine

Asked by ChadTaft Sep 13, 2018 at 06:44 PM about the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Bought a 2012 Chevy equinox at a dealership it now has 127k miles on it. It did have a loud rattle when idling and had excessive oil consumption. Recently the timing belt jumped and cuased more issues to the motor resulting in basically a new engine. I Called GM and im waiting for a supervisor to contact me back on what they can help me out on. Im expecting the worse and wishing for the best. As of now im looking at over 5,000$ worth of damage to be fixed. Iv read all the posting on this site and wonder if theres any good outcome for my situation

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Ed92626 I bought it used about 2 years ago from a local delership


There's a recall on the oil consumption go to the dealer I got mine fixed it's a bad piston ring

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Same thing Happened to my 2012 Equinox too back in December! Cost me a little over 3k. And now I had it towed back to the dealer...this time is the Transfer Case that has to be replaced, $3832 to fix. I have about 127,000 miles on my car. Might be time to let it go

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MY 2012 equinox has a loud rattling noise and squeaks a lot---the squeaky sound i think is coming from the tires.

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I have a 2011 Equinox. I bought it new but all warrenty were expired. IiT was put on oil consumption monitoring in December 2018. Dealer was able to add the warranty to my car. WARRANTY # 12313, to repair oil consumption issue was done this week. Work done : see photo new pistons, rings new water pump chain, new timing chain. Took it apart, put it back together, new gaskets, seals etc.. NO CHARGE.

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RubyDriveThem how do I go about finding out about this recall issue!? I am currently having these issues with mine and have not received any mail about this recall!!!

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