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2011 Chevrolet Traverse Engine Problems

68 TrueDelta members own a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse. 14 of these members (20.6%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 19 engine repairs to 2011 Chevrolet Traverses--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

10000 mi   transmission control module was reprogrammed 
11000   Traverse used 2quarts of oil in 2500 miles. GM requires that I take it to them for periodic oil level checks every 500 miles for a second time 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

23860 mi   Water pump leaking. Dealer didn't had the part so I had to buy it from Amazon. 
34000   The dealer has replaced 3 ignition coils now within 2 month. My warranty is up in 1200 miles. There are 6 coils. The 100,000 mile warranty does not cover the ignition coils. I have reported to GM, but nothing is being done. heater went out, needed new thermostat 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

51700 mi   water pump leaking 
13300   Oil smell coming into the car while heat is on. 
62000 US $300 Throttle Body Replacement 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

3000 mi   Check engine light on. Called onstar told it was engine backfire code. Took to dealer they reset the computer nothing else. 
22000   Engine Light on called onstar. The code: do not drive bring into shop. Engine gas issue. 
24000   Timing chain replaced. This is my second Traverse 2009 had a timing chain replaced at 24000 miles and 2011 traverse has the same issue. 
11000   Misfire in one cylinder. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

34300 mi   Engine light came on - dealer performed recall work that included the cams and resetting the ECM. Light is no longer on but gas mileage got worse and loud engine ticking noise remains. 

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