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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Rattle -> Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping -> Caliper Brake Fluid Leak -> Excessive Pedal Effort -> Excessive Pedal Travel -> Heavy Brake Drag -> No Braking Effect When Brake Pedal Is Depressed -> Pull, Uneven Or Grabbing Brakes -> Rear Brakes Locking On Application
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

Excessive Pedal Travel

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Disc pads knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
  • Piston and linings not properly seated or positioned.
  • Insufficient fluid in system.
  • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
  • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
  • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
  • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
  • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
  • Improperly ground rear brake shoes.

Brake Roughness Or Chatter; Pedal Pumping

  • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
  • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

Excessive Pedal Effort

  • Frozen or seized pistons.
  • Brake fluid, oil or grease on ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Equinox -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Service as requ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine splash shield, and stabilizer shaft link.
  • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector.
  • Insert a suitable drift through brake caliper and remove front wheel driveshaft nut.
  • Separate outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
  • Separate lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Attach front hub spindle remover tool No. J 42129, or equivalent, then disengage driveshaft from hub and bearing assembly.
  • Disengage driveshaft from transaxle using slide hammer tool No. J ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove terminal nut and battery positive lead electrical connector.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts,...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2005-09 Equinox & 2006-09 Torrent
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or at Maintenance II as indicated on the DIC (Driver Information Center). In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Remove the push pins from the rear of the righthand air inlet panel, Fig. .
  • Open the hood,
  • Remove the push pins from the top and forward edge of...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> Equinox
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

The Engine Oil Life monitor indicates when an oil and filter change are needed, usually from 3000-10,000 miles since the last change. The CHANGE OIL SOON indicator may light even before 3000 miles if the vehicle has been operated under severe service.

The monitor will not detect dust in the oil. If operating in dusty conditions be sure to change the oil and filter every 3000 miles or ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove tie bar push-in retainers and fascia to fender mounting screws inside wheelhouse.
  • Remove fascia to wheelhouse liner and vehicle push-in retainers.
  • Pull fascia away from vehicle, near headlamps, to disconnect radiator grille strap to headlamp retainer.
  • Slide fascia off vehicle and disconnect fog lamp from housing.
  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove battery box air inlet duct.
  • Remove Condenser Radiator Fan Module (CRFM) clo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Loosen air cleaner intake duct clamps and remove Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) fresh air pipe.
  • Remove air cleaner intake duct from Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor and throttle body.
  • Disconnect MAF sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove mounting bolt and air cleaner assembly.
  • Relieve belt tension by rotating drive belt tensioner using a suitable serpentine belt tensioner unloader tool.
  • Remove belt from righthand idler pulley.
  • Release tool and relieve spring tension.
  • Remove belt from tensioner.
  • If vehicle is not to be raised and supported f...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Starter Location Diagram for 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GASStarter Location Diagram for 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Starter
  • Fusible Link
  • Battery Positive Terminal
  • S Terminal
  • Tail Lamp Assembly Diagram for 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GASTail Lamp Assembly Diagram for 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Park Lamp
  • Turn Signal Lamp
  • Backup Lamp
  • Stop Lamp
  • Park Signal Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Actuator Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Center High Mounted Stoplamp
  • LH Rear Park/Stop Lamp
  • RH Rear Park/Stop Lamp
  • 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Security Indicator
  • Passlock Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2005 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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