08 Chevy Equinox Engine Hot A/C Off

Asked by GuruSYGS8 May 17, 2019 at 05:56 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Equinox

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have been having an ongoing issue with my 2008
Chevy Equinox. I will be driving and then all of a
sudden my “Engine Hot A/C Off” light will come on
the dash, my A/C will stop working/turn hot, my
fans will continue to run non stop, and my
temperature hand will go all the way down. This
happens periodically and then it will fix itself. Any
recommendations? Thanks!

4 Answers

90

Try resseting your fault codes next time I'm having the same issue but I'm changing the pigtail next

4 people found this helpful.
50

DriverXlt, pigtail wiring harness? My 08’ equinox I bought about a week ago. Water pump isn’t leaking, no water in oil, new thermostat, no busted/leaking radiator, heater & a/c work, no codes on the dash other than stabilitrak, new EGR valve, nothing milky but as soon as I drive it it overheats and coolant starts pouring out of the overflow tank. Again, no milky anywhere, no smoke, no stalling or limp mode, have no clue.. my cleans both work and seem to run constantly as well. Any idea? Working on getting a coolant system pressure test for it, until then not driving it as I’m afraid to ruin a head and haven’t allowed it to get all the way hot (as I have had overheating problems with a previous vehicle (not chevy) and know that means no good).

1 people found this helpful.
50

This is EXACTLY what is going on with my 08’ LS , same stabilitrak, new egr, etc. EVERYTHING to a T. Did you get the pressure test yet?

10

Is it safe to drive

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

Equinox

Looking for a Used Equinox in your area?

CarGurus has 4,536 nationwide Equinox listings starting at $3,980.

Postal Code:

Chevrolet Equinox Experts

  • #1
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    3,000
  • #2
    David Scott
    Reputation
    2,560
  • #3
    GuruY6BYD
    Reputation
    2,470
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Traverse
24 Great Deals out of 1,089 listings starting at $3,948
Used Ford Escape
108 Great Deals out of 5,334 listings starting at $1,490
Used Ford Edge
66 Great Deals out of 2,676 listings starting at $4,500
Used Honda CR-V
83 Great Deals out of 4,671 listings starting at $2,990
Used GMC Acadia
27 Great Deals out of 1,162 listings starting at $4,495
Used Nissan Rogue
121 Great Deals out of 5,815 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota RAV4
77 Great Deals out of 4,024 listings starting at $3,495
Used Kia Sorento
66 Great Deals out of 1,708 listings starting at $4,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu
35 Great Deals out of 1,400 listings starting at $3,375
Used Ford Explorer
38 Great Deals out of 1,697 listings starting at $3,900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
64 Great Deals out of 3,518 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
8 Great Deals out of 468 listings starting at $508
Used Dodge Journey
74 Great Deals out of 2,022 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars for Sale

2021 Chevrolet Equinox For Sale
1,588 listings starting at $28,437
2020 Chevrolet Equinox For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 1,289 listings starting at $24,995
2019 Chevrolet Equinox For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 175 listings starting at $19,893
2018 Chevrolet Equinox For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 349 listings starting at $11,995
2017 Chevrolet Equinox For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 226 listings starting at $11,999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.