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2006 Chevrolet Equinox Engine Light comes on and goes off, running loud, gauge

For the last 3 weeks my engine light will come on and stay on for a couple days then go off. This morning I went to drive and my mile, RPM, and thermostat gauge did not move. I started truck up again and it they began to work. The engine also sound loud when I first start it in the morning. Took it to autozone when light was on and they said I needed to replace my gas top again. That was 3 weeks ago.

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  • Veronica Bradley Jan 19, 2013

    Can you get accurate reading from diagnostic without engine light being on?

  •  Stephen
    Stephen Jan 19, 2013

    The check engine light does not have to be on to retrieve trouble codes if they have been recorded.

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If you can get the actual codes we can better advise you.

Posted on Jan 18, 2013

  • Veronica Bradley Jan 19, 2013

    thanks, when light come again i will have rechecked.

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SOURCE: 2006 Chevy Aveo Check Engine Light coming on and off

It needs a code scanner hooked up to it,to tell you why the light is on and the cause. If there is an autozone near you take it there or
call different auto part stores to find out if they do that.Without getting the code, it's just guessing what the problem is.

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All these code's are to your transmission, your mech needs to do more then pull code's, he needs to look at date on sensor to transmission before opening.

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SOURCE: idel problem on 5.7 1995 silverado

You engine is TBI, It uses a MAP sensor check the vacuum line for crack and make sure yo have a good seal, The distributor also check and make sure the pick up does not have corrosion which causes the relutor to stick. As for the EGR it would cause a misfire, and yes the do fail. I am sticking with the IAC as a problem its a stepper motor and has a high failure rate, chack also the ECT (engine coolant temp sensor) for corrosion that gives false reading.

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