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Chevrolet Traverse Problems and Repair Histories

325 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Traverse. 136 of these members (41.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 338 repairs to Chevrolet Traverses--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Chevrolet Traverse problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Chevrolet Traverse problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Chevrolet Traverse problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Chevrolet Traverse repairs by problem area

24% of the Chevrolet Traverse repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 14% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 338 repairs.

Chevrolet Traverse repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet Traverse repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 15% cost less than $100, 59% between $100 and $499, 19% between $500 and $999, and 7% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 27 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Chevrolet Traverse problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 620    
6200 0 irregular shift pattern in transmission...still not fixed...have to take back for further investigation into problem 
14260 210 irregular shift patterns under little acceleration...feels like transmission wobbles at times mass airflow sensor warped front rotors....cause unknown.....turned rotors to repair...all good now 
17740 0 same as usual...shifting just isn't smooth...the dealer thinks its computer problem..i think it's torque converter problem. i will try their latest fix and see what happens rubber trip, lower right windshield broken...plastic clips that hold it in place broke accelerator stuck open on wide open throttle for about 5 sec...dealership could not find problem or duplicate problem 
19840 0 Poor shifting still a problem. Had dealer put computer back tom original setting. New setting was causing poor fuel economy. Will have to move to next level with GM to resolve this problem. 
 
Chevrolet Traverse in Saudi Arabia
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 620    
12400 0 engine light on dashboard 
 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 0    
3000 0 Had a floor mat retention clip re-installed because it had become detached(very minor). 
15000 0 HVAC Actuator diagnosed as slow - causing slow changes between heat and A/C. New parts ordered.  
25000 0 Timing chain stretched. Engine was removed from car, timing chains were replaced, engine was put back into car. 
35000 0 We had some work to fix some trim issues prior to the warranty being up. This include some damaged weatherstripping on the doors, a rear A/C vent that had fallen out, and some play in the driver seat track that was tightened. 
 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 2000    
6000 0 Check engine light. Sensor on transmission replaced under warranty. 
72000  
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 0    
1240 0 ABS lights came on, problem found to be bad electrical connection. Fixed first time. 
12400 0 'Service All Wheel Drive' message briefly appeared on DIC as well as message 'All Wheel Drive Off'. No other warning lights on. Dealer unable to replicate. Have since seen 'Service All Wheel Drive' message again. Seat belt in second row in driver's side is not working well. Difficult to do up seat belt, not always clicks well. Parts ordered, awaiting dealer. 
26040 0 There was also a loose steering issue that was being caused by the rack. The shuddering was the tires. We had a very difficult time getting the dealer to diagnose problem with the combined issues. 
40300 0 4 tires replaced under warranty due to noise and performance issues. Ties and struts also repaired as leaking. 
47120  

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