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Chevrolet Traverse Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

325 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Traverse. 63 of these members (19.4%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 73 suspension and steering repairs to Chevrolet Traverses--an average of 0.2 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 339 repairs.

Chevrolet Traverse suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet Traverse suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 20% cost less than $100, 40% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, and 20% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Nevada, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 0    
8000 0 Remove and replaced steering rack 
19000 0 Steering making noise. Replaced hose fluid hose 
 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 0    
10000 0 Steering rack replaced 
 
Chevrolet Traverse in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 1000    
1000 0 front suspension component popping on left turn 
1000 0 suspension component pop when turning left more pronounced when temps are cold 32 or below. 
 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 1000    
10000 0 Rubbing type noise was in the steering wheel when turned. Mech. replaced steering shaft but problem was still there. Chevrolet tech line told dealer to replace steering rack problem, solved at this point. 
33000 0 Replaced steering rack again #3 
47000  

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 4960    
14880 0 The front right shock absorber would rattle at low speed over bumps. Shock replaced and problem solved. 
45880 180 Replaced the right front stabilizer bar end link 
48360  
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 13640    
15500 0 Had a rattle in the front drivers side of Traverse they tried lubricating the strut worked for about a week. They then replaced a strut boot. Did not work. They finally replaced the complete strut and mount. Problem solved for now. 
 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 1000    
2000 30 Moaning in power steering. P/Strg pump ordered, not problem, in my opinion as a retired GM manager. 
41000  

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 2000    
14000 0 Heard a noise from the steering column. Was told there was a recall notice issued by GM on replacing the steering rack. The car has been in the shop for over 7 days due to the technicians not being able to bleed the air out of the system. 
29000 0 For the 2nd time in less than a year, I had the steering gear replaced. Also had the steering pump replaced as it was making a noise.  
55000 500 The steering rack was leaking and needed to be replaced. GM paid 75% of the costs due to this being a recurring issue on the car. 

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