2018 Chevrolet Equinox - POWER TRAIN Failure Complaint (#af86c9)

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

  • Date of Incident: Dec-26, 2022
  • Date complaint filed: Jan-23, 2023
  • Failed components: POWER TRAIN

On december 26th, unexpectedly, my driveshaft snapped in two. My car was in "all wheel drive" mode as i pulled out of a parking lot onto the road. Fortunately, there was no other cars behind me so i could safely pull to the side of the road. The driveshaft/prop shaft was replaced. I do have the snapped driveshaft in two pieces in my garage.

Vehicle VIN Info

VIN Pattern3GNAXTEX*JS******
Drive TypeAWD/All-Wheel Drive
Gross Vehicle Weight RatingClass 1C: 4,001 - 5,000 lb (1,814 - 2,268 kg)
ManufacturerGENERAL MOTORS LLC
MakeCHEVROLET
ModelEquinox
Model Year2018
SeriesLT (2LT)
Body ClassSport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)
Vehicle TypeMULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV)
Engine ModelLTG - Spark Ignited Direct Injection, ALUM DOHC, Variable Valve Timing, DCVCP TURBO, E0-E100, ALUM
Engine ConfigurationIn-Line
Engine ManufacturerGM
Engine Displacement (CC)2000
Engine Displacement (CI)122.047
Primary Fuel TypeGasoline
Transmission StyleAutomatic
Brake System TypeHydraulic
Electronic Stability ControlStandard
Traction ControlStandard
Blind Spot Monitoring SystemOptional
Advanced Automatic Collision NotificationStandard
Rear Visibility SystemStandard
Daytime Running LightStandard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Direct
Keyless IgnitionStandard
Front Air Bags1st Row (Driver and Passenger)
Side Air Bag1st Row (Driver and Passenger)
Curtain Air BagsAll Rows
Seat BeltsManual
Semiautomatic Headlamp Beam SwitchingStandard
Plant Company NameRamos Arizpe Assembly
Plant CityRAMOS ARIZPE
Plant StateCOAHUILA
Plant CountryMEXICO
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