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2006 Chevrolet Equinox CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Chevrolet REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Bosch 5.3 & 8.0 -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Aztek & Rendezvous -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Equinox, Torrent & Vue -> Hummer H2 -> Intermittents & Poor Connections -> Symptom Tests -> Temperature Vs. Resistance
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturers instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Aztek & Rendezvous
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Equinox, Torrent & Vue
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Hummer H2
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Connector Pin Identification

Refer to Figs. through for connector pin identifications.

Diagnostic Tests

Aztek & Rendezvous
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Equinox, Torrent & Vue
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Hummer H2
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Symptom Tests

Aztek & Rendezvous
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Equinox, Torrent & Vue
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Hummer H2
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Temperature Vs. Resistance

Refer to Fig. for temperature vs. resistance values.

Intermittents & Poor Connections

Most Intermittents ar...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Equinox & 2004-06 Vue
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean motor oil to the male pipe ends.

On models equipped with plastic collar quick disconnect connectors, squeeze the connector plastic retainer release tabs to release the connector. Prior to reconnecting the connector, apply a few drops of clean mo...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2005-09 Equinox & 2006-09 Torrent
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns On during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Horn Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GASHorn Location Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • I/P Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GASI/P Component Locations Diagram for 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • I/P Component Locations
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Pressure Modulator Valve
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Rear Defogger Relay
  • Foglamp Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Chevrolet Equinox cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 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: 2006 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 2006 Chevrolet Equinox AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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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