Common questions

What happens when I replace the battery in my Chevy Equinox?

What happens when I replace the battery in my Chevy Equinox?

Replacing the battery in your Equinox involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some Equinoxs, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again.

Where is the negative battery terminal on a Chevy?

Pop open the hood of your Chevy and locate the negative battery terminal. On this terminal is a clamp that has a nut attached to it. Loose nthe nut using an end wrench. Slip the clamp off of the negative terminal and take care not to allow it to touch the positive side of the battery.

How do you replace a negative car battery?

Wait 30 minutes then put the negative battery clamp back onto the negative side of the battery. Tighten the nut with the end wrench. Put the key into the ignition and start the engine. Observe the instrument panel to make sure all warning lights have shut off.

Why does my Chevy Equinox not turn on?

The connection contacts may also be defective. If your starter clicks when you turn the ignition key, only the pinion moves forward and that means: your starter is broken. If the starter does not turn, your battery is either empty, the magnetic switch is broken or there was a short circuit due to a defective ignition switch.

Where is the fuse box on a Chevy Equinox?

To change fuse on 2010 to 2017 models of Chevy Equinox, you start by opening the hood by pulling the level on the left bottom side of the steering wheel. The fuse box is located in the engine compartment in front of the driver seat, you can see the fuse marking on top.

Where is the positive terminal on a Chevy Equinox?

Look for the plastic cover with the large, red plus “+” sign if you own a newer Equinox. This is the remote positive terminal. You will need to remove the plastic cover to access it. Unhook the cover from the tabs holding it in place.

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Ruth Doyle