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2006 Chevy Equinox. Vehicle has lost power steering communication is what a service shop is telling me. Any ideas on this?

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I have a 2008 model Equinox and my SUV has electrically assisted power steering. I had to have my truck jump started once and the garage guy hooked up the cables across the fuse that controls this steering unit. In my case this took out the 80 AMP
fuse in the motor compartment area. I had only manual hard
steering until I replaced this fuse. If you still have the SUV
with this problem, it could be just a fuse. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 05, 2016

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SOURCE: electric power steering quit is there a fuse

The Chevy Equinox has an 80 Amp mega fuse that tends to fail and cause all sort of power steering and Stabilitrak issues. Before I messed with the belts or power steering pumps, I would check the fuse first.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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SOURCE: How to Fit a Cabin Filter

Hiya...the cabin air filter is located below the front passenger/windshield area.
It's only accessible by standing outside the Equinox with the hood open.
Here's how to do it...(before you pop open the hood)

1) Stand outside at the front-right door area.
2) Just below the front windshield area, pull up a few small black plastic clips that's on the black windshield wiper cowl area- a small flat screwdriver or a special clip-remover tool is handy.
3) Raise the hood up.
4) There may be a triangular-shaped hard foam sound damper at the left side nearby the hood hinge...pull it off if it allow you to work around it with ease.
5) Continue to find a few black plastic clips around the black windshield wiper cowl area.
6) Gently pull up the black windshield wiper cowl cover with care not to bend it too hard during removal.
7) You should see the cabin air filter inside that's held in place by a black rectangular box inside.
8) There's 2 black tabs that holds the cabin air filter in place.
9) Insert your finger or tool to pry the cabin air filter away from the tabs.
10) Remove old cabin air filter.

Remember to reinstall the clip parts back into place when you're finished.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 chevy equinox keyless remote programming

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

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SOURCE: where do you put the power steering fluid in a chevy hhr 2006 model

the power steering fluid resevoir is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment near the fire wall. mostimes in order to fill it you have to remove the altenator to remove the fill cap to add the fluid.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2007 Chevy Equinox loss of power steering, after

CHECK FOR BLOWN FUSE ALSO CHECK AUXILIARY DRIVE BELTS FOR TENTION AND WARE.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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Your best bet is to take it to a ASE certified an qualified repair shop ,that has the diagnostic tool to fix this problem .

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