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How to Raise and Support 10-17 Chevy Equinox

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How to Raise and Support 10-17 Chevy Equinox

Created on: 2018-08-23

How to raise and support your vehicle on 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 Chevy Equinox

  1. step 1 :Raising and Supporting the Vehicle
    • At the front, jack up from the center of the subframe
    • Place the jack stands equally on each side of the subframe
    • Or jack up from the corner of the subframe and and place a jack near the end
    • Do not put a jack or jack stand underneath the drivetrain, engine, differential, or control arm
    • Place the jack on the indent on the pinchwelds' four points
    • On the rear, place a jack and jack stand on the subframe behind the control arm

Tools needed for replacement

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    Jack Stands

    Floor Jack

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Hi. I'm Mike from 1A Auto. We've been selling auto parts for over 30 years!

Hey, everyone. It's Sue from 1A Auto.

Today we have a 2012 Equinox, and I'm going to show you the safety places to use a jack at home and raise it up and where to put the jack stands.

So in the front, you have a subframe here that's got a nice steel rail on it. Anywhere it's flat, you can jack it up in the center. Put jack stands on each point, equal height, or if you're doing one side, you can jack it up over here and jack stand equal point level right there. You don't want to ever jack up or put a jack stand on a control arm or obviously the drive train, engine, or the differential.

And as you walk down through the body, the pinch rails on the side where I have it lifted on my two post, there's an actual indent, and that's where the directions in your manual or on the side of your jack shows you to place the factory jack for tire repair on the side of the road. You have four points.

In the rear, there's only one place to put a jack and jack stand, and that would be the sub frame right here. Nice level flat spot, and then I would put a jack stand right here or jack it up here and put a jack stand there. You never want to put it on the control arm because of the angle. And you can repeat on the other side. Flush, not the control arm, jack stand.

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Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

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