In order to keep your Chevy Equinox running as smoothly, safely and reliably as possible, it is very important to follow the service intervals for your Chevy Equinox. The below guide describes the appropriate service intervals for your Chevy Equinox and describes what services your dealer will perform at each mileage interval to ensure that your vehicle stays safe and reliable for years to come.
The Chevy Equinox has been in continuous production since 2005 and over the years the service intervals for individuals models has changed slightly. Please consult your owner’s manual or your Chevy dealer for the most accurate information on your Equinox’s necessary service intervals. With trained mechanics and technicians, your Chevy dealer can provide the most accurate and up-to-date guidance on what is necessary to keep your Chevy on the road. By bringing your Equinox into the dealer at the recommended intervals you will ensure that the vehicle continues to be safe and reliable as long as possible. Your Chevy dealer can also perform any necessary factory recalls and services free of charge to you and provide warranty service as necessary.
Your Chevy Equinox is recommended to come in for service every 7,500 miles. At these routine 7,500 mile services, your vehicle will will receive an engine oil change and a tire rotation. Your Chevy dealer will also perform a full inspection at this interval to ensure that your car will be safe to drive.
7,500 Miles – Bring your Equinox in for its first oil change and tire rotation.
15,000 Miles – Your Equinox will be due for a second oil change and tire rotation.
22,500 Miles – Another oil change and tire rotation will take place, but your vehicle will receive a fresh cabin air filter to ensure that fresh air flows through your car.
30,000 and 37,500 Miles – Your vehicle will be due for another oil change and tire rotation.
45,000 Miles – This is the first major service interval for your Equinox and it’s recommended that you visit the service department for this. At 45,000 miles, the oil will be changed, the tires rotated and the cabin air filter replaced again. At this interval your engine will also receive a new air filter to ensure that it continues to run efficiently. The automatic transmission and transfer case fluid (if you have an AWD Equinox) will be flushed and replaced. Your brakes and cooling system will also be inspected and flushed if necessary to ensure that your car continues to run well.
52,500 and 60,000 miles – Your vehicle will again have its oil changed and tires rotated.
67,500 miles – When your Equinox reaches 67,500 miles it will again need to have its oil changed, tires rotated and the cabin air filter replaced.
75,000 and 82,500 miles – Another oil change and tire rotation will be in store for your Equinox.
90,000 miles – At 90,000 miles your vehicle will receive a similar service to the one that it received at 45,000 miles. Your engine will have its oil changed and air filter replaced while your tires are rotated. Your automatic transmission fluid will again be flushed. All-wheel-drive Equinoxes will have their transfer case fluid replaced. If necessary, your brakes and cooling system will also be replaced with up-to-date components.
97,500 miles – At 97,500 miles your Equinox will have its oil changed and tires rotated. During this service your spark plugs will also be replaced Replacing your spark plugs at this time will ensure that your car continues to have a smooth idle and starts easily every time.
105,000, 112,500, 120,000 and 127,500 miles – At these service intervals your vehicle will see a simple oil change and tire rotation. During the 112,500 mile service, your vehicle’s cabin air filter will be replaced again.
135,000 miles – As with the 45,000 and 90,000 mile intervals, this more major service will replace engine oil and rotate tires. Your engine air filter will once again be replaced and your transmission and transfer case fluids will be flushed. Your brakes and cooling system will be inspected with parts replaced and fluids flushed as needed.
142,500 miles – At 142,500 miles your vehicle will receive another oil change and tire rotation.
150,000 miles – This is the end of the scheduled service interval calendar. At 150,000 miles you will receive a standard oil change and tire rotation. At this time your vehicle’s cooling system will be flushed again and drive belts will be inspected for wear and tear and replaced as necessary.
Following the 150,000 mile service interval, your vehicle’s maintenance schedule will restart with attention paid to various components of your older vehicle that may be prone to failure. By continuing to take your Equinox to the Chevy dealer even as it ages, you ensure that it will last for many years to come.