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Engine 3.4L 6-Cylinder OHV

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain Plug Torque: 18ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 4.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.4L 6-Cylinder: 0.060''

Engine 3.6L 6-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended Oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Oil capacity: 5.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.6L 6-Cylinder: 0.044''

Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL®Coolant. 

Windshield Washer Fluid

  • Type: Optikleen® Washer Solvent

Hydraulic Power Steering System (3.6L V6 engine only)

  • Type: Hydraulic Power Steering System (3.6L V6 engine only)

5-speed Automatic Transmission (3.4L V6 engine only)

  • Type: Use only T-IV Automatic Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 88900925, in Canada 22689186)

6-speed Automatic Transmission (3.6L V6 engine only)

  • Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Key Lock Cylinders

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Carrier Assembly — Differential (Rear Drive Module)

  • Type: Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 89021677, in Canada 89021678)

Transfer Case (Power Transfer Unit)

  • Type: 3.4L V6 engine: VERSATRAK® Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12378514, in Canada 88901045). With 3.6L V6 engine: SAE 75W-9Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 89021677, in Canada 89021678) meeting GM Specification 9986115

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary  Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB 

Hood and Door Hinges, Rear Folding Seat

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887).

Hydraulic Brake Fluid

  • Type: DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 12377967, in Canada 89021320)  

 

Powertrain


Engine

  • Gasoline:

  • 3.4 L LNJ V6

  • 3.6 L LY7 V6

Transmission 

  • 5-speed Aisin AF33 automatic

  • 6-speed GM-Ford 6T70 automatic

Fuel Consumption


CHEVROLET EQUINOX FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


CHEVROLET EQUINOX SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2009 Chevrolet Equinox Owners Manual

  2. Chevrolet Equinox - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11LL

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 1156A

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9007

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: 2057

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 194

  • Parking Light Bulb: 168

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 2057

  • Tail Light Bulb: 2057

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 561

  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 562

  • Map Light Bulb: 906