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My 2013 equinox lost rpms last night and had to be towed.

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My 2013 equinox lost...

My 2013 equinox lost rpms last night and had to be towed

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Equinox yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing so far just getting ready to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Inside light would dim and then get bright

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Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago
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Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago

So you should try ti start it now and see what it does. The areas of concern at this point would be to suspect an ignition or fuel loss.

These systems can be easily tested with a spark tester and a fuel pressure gauge that are both available at your local parts store for loan/rent.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
hear, or touch the vehicle either, so your patience is
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Thanks, Ron

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Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Thanks again, Ron

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Auto Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 4 months ago

Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me
My goal is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
supplying you with well educated information. I may not
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to get you on the right track, which I always do. I can’t hear,
see, smell or touch your vehicle from where I’m at, so your
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