Chevy Equinox Fluid Specsby Robert Tomashek
In its ninth year of production the Equinox has proven to be an important part of Chevrolet's lineup. The m2014 Equinox is a capable crossover SUV with two engine options -- a 2.4-liter four-cylinder or a 3.6-liter V-6 -- and either two- or all-wheel drive. Using the correct fluids during maintenance is the key to long vehicle life.
The specified engine oil is 5W-30 Dexos1, which is a synthetic blend oil. The 3.6-liter takes 6 quarts and the 2.4-liter takes 5 quarts.
The automatic transmission in the Equinox calls for between 4.2 and 6.3 quarts of Dexron VI synthetic transmission fluid. It is the same with both engines.
The cooling system uses a 50/50 mixture of Dexcool coolant and distilled water. The 3.6-liter holds 10.8 quarts and the 2.4-liter holds 8.2 quarts.
The braking system uses DOT 3 brake fluid. There is no quantity specification for brake fluid.
If the vehicle is equipped with all-wheel drive it takes 1.06 quarts of 75W-90 synthetic gear oil. This does not change with engine size.
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