Chevrolet Traverse Repair and Maintenance

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

Chevrolet Traverse Problems

Transmission Fault and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0716, P0776, P0717, P0777, P2714, P2715, and/or P02723

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.

Rear Blower Redesigned since 2012

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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Chevrolet Traverse Questions

Driving down road and horn started to go off. Stopped after a minute or so. (1 answer)

Sounded like the alarm

My started just went and my car is not even 6 years old what is up with that ? (1 answer)

Why would a starter go on a car that is not even 6 years old and only has 75000 on it ???
Is there a recall I did not get on this?
Like all the other recalls on this call..
they should take all the traverses off the road.. 6 years been in the shop over 132 times that must say something for ...

2009 Traverse humming noise as you drive. Gets louder with speed, (1 answer)

Seems to be coming from the front end. Noise stops when car is not moving,

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Chevrolet Traverse Recalls

Third Row Left Lower Seat Frame Fractures

Defective welds in the left lower seat frame of the vehicle's third row can result in a lack of structural integrity of the seat. This can result in occupant injury in a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary the left lower third row seat frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

Windshield Wiper Motor Overheats

The windshield wiper motor may overheat and stop working, and cause a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the wiper motor cover assembly free of charge to resolve the concern. Owners are advised to not use the windshield wipers until the cover has been replaced. 

Liftgate Falls Closed Without Warning

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.

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Chevrolet Traverse Reviews

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.
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
My key sometimes stuck on acc spot and I can't remove it, the shift gear is already on park mode but still can't remove the key, I remember one time that I spill pop on the gear shift area and the area become sticky and the problem exist. I want to clean the sensors but I don't know how to remove the cover.can someone teach me how to remove the cover and do you think that those sticky thing cau...

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