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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
cabin air filter is in the airbox behind the glove compartment,
unclip the glovebox, look behind it for a small access door, undo the latches, and voila! theres your cabin air filter! (if equipped, some model equinoxes dont have it!)
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
SOURCE: Water pump on 2005 Chevy Equinox
Water pump is locate on the front center of the engine.
I will rate water pump change as a 7/10 in difficulty scale.
You should check for special tool(s) requirement from the library before you start.
It's a good time to change the drive belt at the same time.
50/50 coolant mix is fine.
If you haul heavy load or in cold climate then bump it up to 60/40 mix
DO NOT FORGET to find or draw the belt routing diagram before you undo the tension.
A 30 second sketch will save you a lot of time.
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
Make sure you have the proper antifreeze mixture of 50/50 (antifreeze/water), Too much water will boil over and too much antifreeze will gel up causing overheating. The other thing you can do is replace the temperature sensor and that is on the intake manifold by the thermostat housing, you can see it and can be replaced in under 10 min with a socket and disconnecting the wire clip to the sensor. If your not sure where the temperature sensor is, you can pick up the sensor at Auto Zone and they can give you the step by step instructions for you to replace it with common tools.
The other thing to is the radiator fan turn on once the gauge hits 190-205 when the car is stopped, If the car is moving then it should not be overheating since the air should be flowing through the radiator. It also has been know for the Antifreeze to gel up and crystallize in the cooling system and may need to be flushed out, this is common with the Orange Antifreeze and is always neglected and the 50/50 ratio is no longer and thew antifreeze ratio is higher causing the gelling and then crystallizing. This can be fixed buy flushing out the entire cooling system with Preston Radiator flush, just follow the instruction and you should have the problem solved.
Good luck and keep me posted, Start with the cooling system flush first before replacing the temperature sensor.
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
SOURCE: 2005 chevy equinox overheating..
I can almost guarantee you have a blown head gasket. I had all of these symptoms too. Bubbles in the antifreeze resevior when cool, loosing antifreeze when driven and finally smell and white smoke out the exhaust. Even a pressure check of the radiator came out fine. This seems to be a common problem with the 05 Equinox due to aluminum heads. Cost me about $1600 to fix but the new gaskets are supposed to be made to withstand the expanding of the aluminum heads. Good luck!
Posted on Aug 22, 2009
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