I found out that there was a recall for the previous model years not mine. Hope this helps you solve the mystery! Boasting roomy, sliding and reclining rear seat, smooth ride quality and quiet cabin, no wonder Chevrolet Equinox is so popular among buyers. So water was entering the sunroof after a really hard rain Florida and as soon as it goes through the drain hole it's emptying into the ceiling instead of the tube. After investigations, 1 pint of oil was missing. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. The failure recurred and the vehicle was taken to a dealer.
It turned out to be the sunroof. Jun 03, 2010 check the adjustment of your sunroof, i work at a dealer and i just had a 2006 equinox in with the same exact problem, if you look at where the glass attaches to the sunroof rails you will see 2 torx screws on each side, with the sunroof closed, loosen the screws a little bit, don't remove them, push the glass up untill its level with the roof and the seal around the glass looks even all the way around where it contacts the roof sheet metal, then tighten down the screws while holding the glass in place. I would recamend having one with no motor put in. I just started pulling and it popped off. We are dedicated to providing you with the best service possible! Your factory parts order will be packaged professionally and shipped promptly.
In order to save your time and energy in maintaining, here are some clues to help you. Apr 7, 2015 - Uploaded by Matt Lewis This video will explain how to prevent and fix a wet rear floor and leaking sunroof in a Pontiac G6. New for 2012 The standard 2. If not leak there inspect seal of sun roof and real seal with correct type of sealant. Now, Equinox is in its third generation, The second-generation Chevrolet Equinox was produced from 2009 to 2017 and debuted at the 2009 North American International Auto Show and went on sale in June 2009 as a 2010 model.
Originally introduced to replace the Chevrolet Tracker, Chevrolet Blazer and Chevrolet TrailBlazer, Equinox now is an impressive contender in the mid-size crossover segment. Vehicle Overview Chevrolet's five-seat Equinox crossover is available with either a 2. Hope this helps you solve the mystery! The contact stated that the ignition switch failed. The waterwould seep around the glass, which is expected, but both of the tubeson the front of mine were plugged, and the water would overflow behindthe dash and fill my floorboards. Everyone I have known that has one has traded it in before all the other problems occured. If you want asstanice to do it yourself please Post here for detailed instructions on doing it yourself. The rear seats recline and slide forward about 8 inches, with a trailing panel to ensure a gap-free cargo floor no matter the seat position.
Make sure you have somebody help you so you dont crease or bend the headliner as they are easily damaged and have them carefully remove the wires from the back. You would do better in a chat because of the problems you may run into that way you work with just one person. You can the door seal by sitting in the car while you have some spray water garden hose gentle at the frontal and upper door seal. I had to open sunroof and blowcompressed air into the drain holes to clear them, but be careful, toomuch pressure will separate tubes from sunroof and then you will have toremove the inside paneling around sunroof to get to tubes andreconnect. The contact stated that water was leaking inside the vehicle. The recall began on December 26, 2014. May be due to strut or shock wear? Feb 01, 2018 is the water leak allowing the water to wick up into the headliner or is the headliner getting wet without water coming past the weather stripping around the door? Dealer said it was a common problem with that model year.
The ducts have to be cleaned, often by using a tool improvised from a wire coat hanger, to break up the debris - something you owner's manual doesn't mention. The problem most likely exists with your drainage tubes. I couldn't copy just the part about the headliner so I had to do the entire teardown. Second, for Chevrolet Equinox drivers, suspension failure is also a terrible issue as it could lead to fatal consequences and appear without attention according to them. Retracking a window can be painfull for some one who has done it before.
The approximate failure mileage was 72,000. Twice, I was unable to shut off heat and fan on high. I just had to run a power cord down and there was a drain pipe from the sunroof or something on the passenger side. New engine had a bad fuel injector and high pressure fuel pump. If it drains quickly and there is nothing in the car it's probably something like a body side seal. Disassembly of the sunroof motor is not recommended. If you are really ambitious I guess you can remove the entire center council but even I have my limits with the amount of electronics and mechanical pieces to the shiftier there is in there.
I have a 2011 equinox. Although the stock side panel is larger than the drivers side the wheel well is about 30% smaller. The horizontally split grille emulates that of the Chevy Malibu sedan and Traverse crossover, while the headlights ditch the Traverse's angular styling. If you can find a drain tube in a channel it should direct water to the underside of the car , the easiest way to clear it is with compressed air. One dealership could not find the problem but another did.