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2010 Chevrolet Traverse repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (21%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

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

Other (8%)

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (53%)

< $100 (13%)

Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

39060 mi

C $60
Rear defog does not function. They were told to check the computer module but did not do it until they tried a number of tests. It finishes that the computer module for heating is the culprit and is on order. They attempted to make us more. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

78700 mi 2nd time in 7 mo's for AC issues. This happened after at dealer and other repairs made. .1 lbs of refrig. Connection with hose and condensor leaking from compressor. AC Conddenser replacmnt., hose, Recharged AC Passenger window doesn't like to go down from drivers side. Noticed in warmer months not cooler. Dealer said they couldn't dup. so that's, that. DOES NOT WORK AT ALL CURRENTLY. Dealer noticed bad start and I mentioned I did too. Battery test 531 CCA. Barely started when I left dealer told rep and he stated, "well, it started, didn't it". Went to dif dealer 522 CCA then another replaced batt, still cold start issue. 
80000 mi Still having issues w/ cold crank or wont start. MPI, and 526 CCA. Was told the brakes were in cautionary and they were replaced March 2014 less than 12k miles. Never was told from dealer that replaced brakes when previous MPI was done. 
81700 mi Issues with cold crank, hard start, instrument panel "zapping and clearing out info in DIC. Unable to dup., told it was battery. Replaced Battery. This didn't fix issue(s) had to bring it back again. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

37000 mi Overhead DVD screen not displaying full screen--whole overhead unit was replaced. CD player would continue to spin and laser would continue to track CD after switching to another input. Unit and CD would get very hot. New software installed. 
57000 mi

US $200
TPMS sensor went bad. $100 deductible under extended warranty TPMS sensor failed and needed replaced. This is a different sensor than the first trip. 
72000 mi

US $100
No sound from speakers in cabin. Bose amplifier failed and needed replaced. 
86000 mi CD player making loud noise when disc is inserted. Radio had to be turned up very loud to drown out noise. Discs would not always eject normally. CD/DVD player replaced. Driver's side seat heater shuts off after a few minutes of operation. 
100000 mi

US $300
Replaced all four OEM head light bulbs as bulbs were very dim. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

18000 mi Backup camera is intermittently reporting an error. Dealer was unable to reproduce problem. 
38000 mi DVD player always reported Disc Error - DVD/audio system was replaced. 
39500 mi Service airbag indicator displayed occasionaly. Dealer cleared codes and could not reproduce. Backup camera fails occasionally. Dealer could not reproduce. 
24760 mi Rear hatch doesn't fully open. Makes awful binding noise. 
55140 mi

C $700
A/C line was leaking 
17300 mi

US $200
Cannot change air direction, stuck at defog mode. 
32860 mi Tire pressure module receiver not working Temperature door actuator shorted, stuck on open causing cold air to enter cabin. 
33460 mi Random loss of reading tire pressure monitor on 3 tires 
44020 mi

C $300
Freon leak 
50520 mi

C $75
AC freon line rubbing against body, causing break in line and freon leak 
57000 mi

US $1650
Rear A/C condenser had a hole in it. Ordered new condenser and replaced it. Recharged system twice. Once to find leak and after repairs. 
77000 mi

US $659
motor on A/C ducts went bad. Change motor on A/C ducts Tire air pressure bad, Quit reading. Replaced sensor and recalibrate 
92000 mi condenser was leaking and also 1 hose leaking. 
26000 mi Air compressor developed a leak. Was replaced under warrenty 
39300 mi Car wouldn't start. 
19840 mi Center control knob on the rear heater control was very hot and then the light burned out. 
52700 mi

C $475
Hose from the compressor to the condenser failed. The new hose has been modified is approx 6" longer. 
70040 mi

C $40
Windshield washer pump siezed 
9920 mi After may trip to dealer for servicing, the low tire indicator would not identify the correct tire. It seems they failed to reset it properly after rotating the tires. 
29940 mi From time to time heater would stay or come on during hot weather and could not be turned off. "Control Head" replaced. So far so good. 
46500 mi

C $160
It seems the connector for the cooling fan lost contact and the coolant overheated and was released thru' the safety valve. System was recharged and is now cooling, but still turning on and off. Another vist is likely required. Update: just unplugged. 
21000 mi Several occasions- "Service Park Assist" message on dash. Quick software update corrected issue. Park Assists Always worked though. 
9300 mi DVD player worked intermittently. Would play some dvds but not others. Dealer replaced DVD Nav system. Everything works fine now. 
5000 mi Air bag error light was on and caused by setting iPhone on front passenger seat per GM bulliten. 
36000 mi Door latch not registering door open/closed, so not turning off stereo on vehicle exit, or turning on interior lights on door open. 
6000 mi A/C blower making noise. Remove and replaced A/C Blower assembly. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

86125 mi

US $964
Replaced hose between EVAP and condensor. 
98000 mi

US $680
Replaced the driver's power window switch as well as the driver's side rear passenger window switch. 
72000 mi

US $370
Retained power did not shut off when driver's door was opened. Door latch had to be replaced. 
2000 mi XM portion of radio failed. Replaced with new XM module. 
11000 mi Driver seat lumbar support inoperative. Dealer replaced parts after ordering. 
25000 mi Headlights and high beams coming on very dim. 
3000 mi Front passenger window became inoperable shortly after delivery. Cause was electrical connector had come loose. Dealer simply reconnected. 
18500 mi automatic lift gate system repaired 
84300 mi

US $270
Battery had low power after driving short trips, Dealer claims it failed load test, required replacement. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse Electrical Problems

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