Chevrolet Traverse Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Traverse

Vehicles with a 6speed automatic transmission may develop one or more of the following faults related to a broken 35R clutch wave plate inside the transmission: Illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723, loss of reverse gear, slipping or harsh 3rd or 5th gear shift. Removal and dis-assembly of the transmission will be required to replace the broken 35R wave plate. It is also extremely important that all debris from the failed part be cleaned from the transmission while it is disassembled in order to try and prevent future problems.

My rear AC/heater blower in my 2012 Traverse busted and needed replacing. I ordered the new part from Autozone, but when it came in the part was too big to fit into the vehicle's housing. I then checked at the dealer, by VIN, and the dealer's part was also too big to fit. The dealer parts clerk said the blower was probably redesigned and that I'd need a new housing as well to accept the redesigned blower. I ended up ordering a salvage yard...

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I noticed several months ago my car would not shift to the next gear, so I would pull over and put it in park and it would resume and shift just fine as though stopping and put it in park had reset it. This issue was happening very random once a month, twice a month for a while now it's doing...

a loud bogging noises when it shift around 45 mph. The tac also jumps from 2500 rpm to 4500 rpm

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The power liftgate may fall suddenly from the open position due to the failure of the struts that support it when open. Dealers will update the software for the liftgate actuator motor control unit to prevent rapid closing of the liftgate free of charge to resolve the problem.

The Goodyear Fortera HL tires equipped when the vehicle was built may crack, and lead to failure. Dealers will replace the affected tires free of charge to resolve the problem.

The chassis electrical module can short due to internal contamination. This can result in the vehicle stalling. Dealers will replace the chassis electronic module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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My Traverse has begun to exhibit constant dashboard function failure warnings, followed by the gauges dropping to zero, followed by full vehicle power loss including accelaraton failure. The problem is occurring more and more frequently. I have brought it to two separate Chevrolet dealers and they canot find the problem.

I have this 2011 traverse and all it has given me headaches The seat belt on second row dont work, the ac leaks the freon and now check engine is on it only haas 79000 miles and hardly use it and I have all these problems with it maintenance is upto date and all these vehicles should be recall back they are nice but have too many problems

lacks alot of power. had this vehicle for 4 months and it has been and the shop once every month. Too many problems with this SUV. Mainly driving and performance issues.Looks great has gadgets but not dependable vehicle.

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