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Chevrolet Traverse repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (6%)

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Chevrolet Traverse brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (40%)

Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2014 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

22500 mi Ignition lock would seize and refuse to unlock without banging on the steering wheel or unlatching the tilt/telescope and shaking it. 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

35700 mi ABS light on, tract&stab error. Brake pedal pos sensor reading erratic 2042710. Found C016100 stored as current. Replaced brake pedal pos sensor, learned pedal pos sensor and tested operation. System test OK-TK894 
28000 mi

US $600
New rear pads and rotors. 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

48360 mi

C $1000
brake pads and rotors needed replacing. 
89500 mi

US $700
Worn out brake pads and rotors on all four wheels needed to be replaced. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

10000 mi Stabiltrak light and traction light came on and said service needed. The steering angle sensor was replaced. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

37000 mi

US $200
Clicking and thump heard during first acceleration after start up right after transmission shifts from second to third. Inspected noise dealership "determined" that it was caused by the abs system check. 
14640 mi

$250
When braking, the steering shaked. The drums were miscalibrated, dealer changed in waranty, and I paid the pads. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

88700 mi

US $500
low speed brake grind when coming to stop after new brakes had been installed. Dealer replaced rotors and stated resurfaced rotors were causing issue 
66540 mi

C $800
Rear brake callipers seized causing smoking brakes 
54000 mi car would not accelerate 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

31700 mi

US $150
COMPLAINT of warp of rotors and vibration. Previous year, dealer resurfaced front rotors and I paid for new pads only. went back this year with complaint. dealer replaced rear rotors and pads. I paid for pads only. not finished yet continued from previous page. So dealer wanted me to pay for warped rear rotors. I refused. Because SI had extended warranty. Dealer also damaged car lights broken. Then still had warp on front. Finally replaced myself. Now fine. 
30700 mi

US $450
rear pads failed state inspection. Fronts were getting marginal. Had both front and rear pads and rotors replaced and alignment at a private shop Mavis/Cole for significantly less than dealer wanted to make repair. 
39000 mi Intermittent squealing in right rear brake when stopping at speeds below 30 mph...Dealer had to order replacement parts, installed the next day. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

67000 mi

US $2000
New rear brakes; New Traction Control switch. 
37000 mi Brake control module making noise--replaced under warranty 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

91760 mi

C $180
Replaced rear pads and rotors. 
69000 mi

US $900
Replace pads and turn rotors on all 4 wheels 
52000 mi

US $799
Replaced Rear Brake Pads and Rotors 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

9920 mi stabilitrac disengaged message 
42000 mi stability control disabled after hitting bumps 
50300 mi System disabled message after hitting bumps. 
55000 mi Stability control warning light comes on, system is disabled. Same, ongoing problem. 
98000 mi

US $300
Rotors began pulsing, required replacements 
40000 mi

US $650
Front rotors cut and pads replaced. Transmission service, replaced engine and cabin air filter. Oil change as well. 
55000 mi

US $1000
The car severely pulsated during braking. The front left rotor was found to be out of spec which also affected the front rotors, which ended up getting cut. 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

288-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

17000 mi Front rotors had becomed warped from heat. Dealer removed and machined and reinstalled same rotors. 
36000 mi Rotors warped and pads worn 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

14260 mi

C $210
warped front rotors....cause unknown.....turned rotors to repair...all good now 
107000 mi

US $150
New front brake pads and rotors. Replacement of dealer originals 
45700 mi

US $300
Steering position sensor 
64000 mi

US $60
Frontal brake pads 
29000 mi Brake pedal squeaking. Dealer lubed. No charge under extended warranty 
23000 mi Caliper stuck and destroyed brake shoes on left rear corner. Dealer indicated that this was normal wear, even though the right side showed little wear. Caliper stuck and destroyed brake shoes on left rear corner. Dealer indicated that this was normal wear, even though the right side showed little wear. 
77700 mi

US $550
replace frt rotors and pads. not much mileage out of factory parts, in my opinion. 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

281-horsepower 3.6L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

63300 mi

US $299
Seized Rear Brake rotor 
81000 mi The Traverse DIC warned that the Stabilitrak was off. Could not be turned back on. Took to dealer. Dealer talked to Company Techs. Bottom line, replace the Traverse's computer. All troubles have been corrected. No problems since. 
116000 mi

US $125
At 116K Miles my first front brake pads. The rotors were also turned. NOT BAD! 
1240 mi ABS lights came on, problem found to be bad electrical connection. Fixed first time. 
22000 mi Brake pedal squeak - dealer tried, but did not fix 
55000 mi

US $500
Front brake pad were worn and needed to be replaced. 
90000 mi

US $1100
Needed brake and rotor replacement 

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Chevrolet Traverse Brake Problems

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