Question about 2006 Chevrolet Equinox
You vehicle has drive by wire as some call it or Throttle Actuator Control (TAC) It's all electronic , controlled by the PCM - powertrain control module or engine computer ! Do you have any lights lit on the instrument cluster , check engine ? Or any messages on the DIC - driver information center - Reduced Engine Power Mode ! I am a GM technician , firestone is the last place I'd take my vehicle to . If no codes ,no check engine light the throttle plate could be gummed up with varnish ! a good clean with GM throttle body cleaner ,good as new ! How many miles on the vehicle ?
Posted on Apr 02, 2015
First check the fuel filter. And for best results check or tune up your system.
Engine Tune-up Checklist When you bring your vehicle into Firestone Complete Auto Care for a tune-up, you are essentially asking our skilled technicians to inspect your engine, analyze vehicle performance, and make adjustments as needed. The engine tune-up checklist will include both preventative and restorative engine assessment, and final maintenance recommendations that will vary from vehicle to vehicle based on age, mileage and unique manufacturer recommendations.
To give you a better idea of what happens under the hood when you drop your car off, we've compiled a basic engine tune-up checklist:
Posted on Apr 02, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2006 Chevy Equinox
Hiya...the factory-installed keyless remote control are installed in most Equinoxes IF SO equipped with this option that year.
However, it's difficult to get "true factory-installed" keyless feature in your Equinox ....but new 2008-2009 Equinoxes built this year now comes with standard keyless remote and yes, new option is remote STARTER feature (that option is identified by a black wire found inside the rear-right quarter window with thin metal line surrounding that interior window to receive signal from remote starter fob)
At least you can find after-market keyless remote control at your local retail store.
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
from the service manual:
There is no onboard programming procedure for this vehicle. This vehicle requires special equipment be connected to the vehicle to program the keyless remote. Please go to the nearest GM dealer for assistance
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
The fuel pump on that model runs through the oil pressure switch so that if the truck looses oil pressure,It kills power to the fuel pump to prevent engine damage.you need to find the cause of the low oil pressure reading(possibly a bad oil switch).That would be the cheapest place to start,or have it checked with a mechanical gauge.Good luck,
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
try checking the thermostat control senser. it caused my bronco to start for a second and then die. after a while it would finally start and run for a while then die driving down the road. i changed the thermostat control senser and it fixed all problems of dieing
Posted on May 10, 2009
Would this be the 1108cc or 1372cc model Uno ? You will find the vacuum advance unit attached to the distributor. Check the pipe connection from the vacuum advance to the carburettor - loose or damaged. This is normally the main cause for uneven idling/stalling. Alternatively the carburettor needs adjustment via the carburettor idling screw. Hopefully this will help. Good luck.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
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