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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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This morning the steering wheel controls stopped working,

Customer Question

This morning the steering wheel controls stopped working, the outdoor temperature gauge stopped, and the sound for the turn signal also stopped working. When I shut my car off, the radio kept playing even when the driver's side door was opened/closed/locked. When I tried to start my car again, it wouldn't start.
JA: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?
Customer: I haven't checked, but would that effect the electronics?
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 2011 Equinox LT AWD
JA: Are you fixing your Equinox yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Haven't tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: It sputtered a bit when I started it for the first time this morning.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you out with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 2 months ago.

There is a tsb available for this problem, it involves adding dielectric grease to a connector.

I can send you this tsb if you would like, if you accept click the enter contact info, then enter your email address then I will email it to you.

You also need to the gm scan tool to check for codes.