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

Chevrolet Traverse Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2009, 2010, 2011

Drive Trains Affected: AWD, FWD

Average Mileage: 73,969 mi (28,500 mi - 109,500 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , AWD, 55,000 mi

    started shifting hard out of 3rd and 5th gear then check engine light came on. Codes where P0700 and P0716 took it to the dealership and they said it was the 3-5-R waveplate. It was covered under the powertrain warrenty

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  • Visitor, , AWD

    Same as noted. Slipping while backing up. The Check light came on many times I had the dealer look at it and was told there was no problem. Now that the warranty is up and the problem is so noticeable they know what the problem is but it's now my out of pocket cost.

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  • Visitor, , AWD, 69,782 mi

    Transmission wont up shift and no reverse

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 32,500 mi

    Felt the transmission slipping when driving. If you take off from a complete stop it would go and then hesitate then try to go again. I took it into the dealership they said it threw 3 codes and they said they had to replace the wave plate and the clutches. Luckily I purchased the extended warranty or this could have been a costly repair.

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  • Visitor, , AWD, 99,600 mi

    R35 wave plate check engine light is have to replace transmission they need a recall on this

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  • Visitor, , AWD, 56,000 mi

    transmission is stuck in safe mode

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 100,000 mi

    Difficulty changing gears: Mechanic said it was a faulty part.

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  •  Rookie

    I didn't have any check engine lights on. My car just started doing all those things stated. Not sure what my mechanic is going to say yet. The car is at the garage as I type .

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 66,641 mi

    Transmission started shifting hard a couple of times on drive home from a trip. Then the RPM's started to rev occassionally to 5000rpm. Then the RPMs bounced between 1500 and 2500 rpms. The check engine light came on and we pulled of to the side of the freeway. We tried to go again and it would not shift or go into reverse. Had to be towed in. It is now at the dealer waiting to be repaired with GM assistance since I was out of warrenty.

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 75,000 mi

    35r wave clutch broke $1500 repair out of warentt

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