A/C Condenser Leaking
GM used leaky air conditioners that buckle under pressure in many 2014-2017 trucks and SUVs. Whether it's busted hoses or leaky condensors, thousands of GM owners are showing up to work with sweat stains down their back. It's such a widespr…
Heater Blows Cold Air
The most frequently complained about component of the 2006 Chevrolet Equinox is an unreliable climate control unit that doesn't warm the car or defrost the windows.
Where Hvac Complaints Happen
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- 2006 Equinox heat blows out cold air 121 (100%)
- 2014 Silverado 1500 A/C stopped working 69 (57%)
- 2015 Tahoe a/c stopped working 52 (43%)
- 2011 Cruze anti freeze smell in the car 42 (35%)
- 2009 Impala noise in the dash 41 (34%)
- 2000 Malibu blower fan doesn't work on all settings 31 (26%)
- 2006 Equinox blend door broken 28 (23%)
f you crank the heat in certain GM vans, you might get more than you bargained for due to an electrical short.* If the temperature is set to maximum heat or the mode knob is set to maximum floor vent and an electrical short occurs, components inside the modules may overheat and catch fire.
Any potential fires will start in the headliner. I like the cabin toasty on a cold winter day, but that’s a bit too much. GM doesn’t know when the recall will begin, so keep the heat down in the meantime.keep reading
A lawsuit filed in Oklahoma says GM’s A/C will only blow hot air due to multiple defects in the HVAC system.
And that the automaker wasn’t upfront about the problem.
The lawsuit says there are at least two defective parts of the air conditioning system, the first being the line leading from the compressor to the condenser. This line consists primarily of an aluminum tube connected to a rubber hose, but the plaintiffs claim the tube can disconnect from the rubber hose and allow the refrigerant to leak.keep reading
Additionally, the aluminum tube is allegedly defective because it can rupture and allow the leak to occur.…