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Chevrolet Traverse repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 769 repairs.
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Chevrolet Traverse repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (32%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 394 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2018 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

310-horsepower 3.6L V6 9-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Jan 2018 - Aug 2018
Jul 2018

9000 mi
Knocking/squeaking from front suspension on slow/hard turns. Dealer removed tires and cleaned factory dust from assembly 
Aug 2018

12000 mi
Latch on passenger area sunroof broke and shade could not be closed 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

1100 mi
Right rear side trim piece around wheel well (plastic) started coming off, trim clips broke off. 

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

310-horsepower 3.6L V6 9-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

1240 mi
Pitting on roof racks 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

300 mi
Install wheel locks included on invoice but not installed at the time of delivery 
Chevrolet Traverse in Washington, United States
- Jan 2018
Jan 2018

5800 mi
whistling noise noticed coming from sunroof area, unable to reproduce at the time due to heavy rain. going to keep an eye on it. latch for closing front sunroof broke off. part ordered, will be installed at next maintenance visit 

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2017 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

12000 mi
Brake pedal position sensor out of spec. 
Jun 2018

56000 mi
Replace failed battery and cables 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

5600 mi
Onstar WiFi not working. On going problem onstar still trying to determine how to fix 
Mar 2018

14000 mi
Battery low message, start car, check battery message after car started 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Oct 2016 - Mar 2018
Dec 2017

24000 mi
Rough running. Tested bad throttle body. Replaced 

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2017 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
May 2017 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

23000 mi
Rear passenger side door was getting jammed, they replaced the door panel and interior trim. After receiving the vehicle back, I noticed it is still getting stuck when opening / closing the door. I did not yet have a chance yet to contact the dealership again. 

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2017 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

Chevrolet Traverse in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2017 - Nov 2017
Jun 2017

2000 mi
Power folding mirrors did not work about half the time. Both mirrors were replaced. 
Nov 2017

5000 mi
Electric fold mirrors not functioning again. Electric system in car total garbage. Had to order new mirrors again. Got rid of the car as I spent more time at dealership than at home. 

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2016 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Jun 2016 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

8800 mi
Right rear paint chipping on bumper 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2016

2300 mi
While accelerating there was a violent bang from under the car. After that, no power to the wheels. After 9 days with loaner, shop report says failed 3-5-R housing, pistons ok, reconditioned 35R assembly, cleaned valve body of metal debris.. 

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2016 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
Mar 2018

40000 mi

US $217
Transmission cooling lines were leaking and replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2016 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

18968 mi
axel shaft nut came loose, so the dealership replaced the right front axel shaft nut under warranty 
Chevrolet Traverse in Arkansas, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

23000 mi
Radio changed channel when car hit a bump in road. Dealer updated radio software and checked antenna connections. 

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2016 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Washington, United States
May 2016 - Apr 2017
Jun 2016

23000 mi
Rear floor vent cover popped off and rear driver side passenger seat not flipping up to slide. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alaska, United States
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

10000 mi
Left side front bearing 
Dec 2016

13000 mi
Awd is off warning flashed 3 different times. Discovered low voltage fluxing to rear awd but couldn't I.D. a failure. 
May 2018

30000 mi
Vehicle started up and was barely able to run..vehicle towed to dealer. Dealer diagnosed and replaced 2 fuel injectors with seal kits. 
Chevrolet Traverse in West Virginia, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

3700 mi
Trailer brake control causing cruise control to not function. Disabled brake control and cruise works. New brake control ordered. 
Sep 2016

11000 mi
AWD system failure 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2015 - Jul 2018
May 2018

26500 mi
Power steering hose leaking. Hose replaced and reset. Fixed under warranty. 

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2015 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2017
Jan 2017

35000 mi
Check engine light came on. Dealer said it was a bad fuel pump. Replaced under GM extended warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2017
Apr 2015

17300 mi
A/C System Clogged, had to remove airbag and repair, under warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Jul 2014 - Sep 2018
Apr 2017

52525 mi

US $100
Evaporator Core and Blower Motor 

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2015 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
Jan 2016 About a month ago I noticed squeaking noise from the blower motor on the lower RPMs Blower motor replaced under warranty 
Sep 2017

28520 mi
Replaced faulty battery under GM warranty 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

4700 mi
Head Gasket Failed. Car was overheating and there was a notable coolant smell 
Nov 2015

6000 mi
Spark plug in cylinder 6 was cracked. Car was continuously hesitating and surging. 
Jul 2016

15300 mi
Drive train had leak. Seals and related components were replaced. Warranty repair. 
Apr 2017

21000 mi
Tear appeared in left passenger side door panel. Door panel was completely replaced under warranty. 
Mar 2018

31000 mi
Gas Lift gate rods failed. Replaced under warranty 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Sep 2015 - Dec 2017
Jun 2016

10000 mi
Whenever I steered to right or left, there was a clunking noise 
Chevrolet Traverse in Utah, United States
Aug 2016 - Jul 2017
Sep 2016

28000 mi
Door Locks would not unlock. USB Outlet in Center Stack no longer working. 
Mar 2017

35000 mi
No cold air 
Jun 2017

37000 mi
No AC AGAIN high pressure hose split and was replaced. 
Jul 2017

38000 mi
Door Locks would not unlock on passenger doors, relay replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2016

11780 mi
replaced faulty battery at 10 months of use. Very cold winters in my part of Canada (-40 C the day the battery went nearly dead) 
Jul 2017

32339 mi
replaced front camera and rear side detector under warranty 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

11000 mi
Leak in rear air evaporator replaced the part. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

24800 mi
Rear suspension end of travel rubber bumper Back Hatch struts did not fully open lift gate. Peplaced struts 
May 2018

24800 mi
Passenger window switch in Driver door intermittent. Replaced switch. 

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2014 - Feb 2016
Feb 2014

2000 mi
Navigation voice input fails and loops on certain entries. GM Engineering finally accepted responsibility for software defect. 
Dec 2015

12000 mi
Voice command of the GPSNavigation system continues to produce inaccurate results. Additionally, database (from 2012!) has information that was inaccurate in 2012 and remains so today. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alabama, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2015
Apr 2015

11500 mi
The vehicle has a vibration and noise at 1000 RPM I took it to two different dealers. The first one replaced a motor mount but it did not fix the problem. The second dealer could not find the problem. 
Sep 2015

16000 mi
vibration at 1000 RPM 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Jul 2018
Oct 2014

22300 mi
Unable to access On Star from mirror controls. Service Center attempted reset, instructed to have dealer check module. Dealer verified module inop, Tech Line reset failed, new module denied, reset again and again until it worked. Reliable?? Ignition lock would seize and refuse to unlock without banging on the steering wheel or unlatching the tilt/telescope and shaking it. 
Feb 2016

65000 mi

US $195
Battery was indicating that it would not hold a charge. Time available on Accessories, before needing indicator told me to start the vehicle were getting shorter. Shop tested indicated battery was weak and could become undependable. 
May 2017

101300 mi

US $550
20-inch aluminum wheels apparently fragile had to replace one. Impossible to balance $550 My cost 
Oct 2017

108479 mi

US $324
at 108,000 miles the cv joint was worn to the extent that a decision was made to remove and replace rather than risk a failure on the road. 
Jul 2018

119000 mi

US $166
A/C blowing hot air. Shop diagnosis - very low on freon. Did evacuation and recharge, checked for leaks, found none but included material in the recharge that will highlight any future leak. 

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Quebec, Canada
May 2014 - Mar 2015
Sep 2014

4340 mi
Radio and trip odometers resetting without notice. Radio re-programmed. No problems since. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Idaho, United States
Jun 2014 - Feb 2017
Oct 2014

5000 mi
Erroneous tire pressure readings from the TPMS system. 
Jun 2016

32000 mi
Battery had a dead cell and it wouldn't hold a charge. It caused failure to start problems. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
May 2015

26700 mi
Condenser went bad 
Jul 2016

35500 mi
condenser went bad. replaced, still under warranty no cost 
Dec 2017

44000 mi
Throtle body was needing cleaned 
Chevrolet Traverse in Delaware, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

5000 mi
"service AWD" message appeared, dealer unable to locate a problem 
Jan 2014

35300 mi
AWD not engaging, faulty module, parts on order 
Feb 2014

11000 mi
faulty AWD module replaced battery replaced 
Feb 2015

22000 mi

US $50
DC outlet in console was replaced 
Dec 2015

40000 mi
car engine check light came on, reason was faulty emission solenoid 
Jun 2016

48000 mi

US $85
computer controlling radio/nav/back-up camera/Bluetooth/etc malfunctioned and had to be reset 
Jul 2016

48700 mi

US $200
Frozen caliper 

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2016
Dec 2015

23000 mi
transmission failure. replaced with new. 
Jan 2016

23000 mi
Replacement transmission failed after 300 miles. Radio mylink continuously restarting. No audio, not able to change anything. Bluetooth won't connect. Replaced head unit 
Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

13000 mi

US $200
rear springs were too weak to carry a light load in the 3td row 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

47800 mi

US $85
Stabilizer bar links were worn and rattling. 

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2014 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

10000 mi
Replaced small plastic dash trim piece that was deformed at purchase. 
Feb 2017

28000 mi
Fuse panel cover under passenger side glove box broke off. Replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2018

42000 mi
Airbag light came on. Dealer repaired a connector under the seats in accordance with a special GM Bulletin. The cost of the repair was covered even though the car was out of warranty because of the special bulletin. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alabama, United States
Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

39000 mi

US $1100
Was told brakes and rotors were damaged from salt and corrosive road material. thought that was strange with it being only 3 years old but brakes were squeaking and squealing. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

23600 mi
With weight over the rear wheels and at high speeds (65+) the car develops a bit of a vibration when driving on concrete roads. Dealer was unable to replicate and said there was no issue. 
Mar 2018

58000 mi

US $250
Replaced front pads/rotors due to wear, than had loud noises/shaking coming from drivers rear brakes. Brake pads had cracked with pieces of the pad missing. No heavy loads, hard braking or towing before the brake issue. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Indiana, United States
Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

28000 mi
Service Airbag message related to drivers loop open circuit. Repaired for free under open campaign from GM. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Nov 2013 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

24000 mi

US $45
Drivers seat needed to be replaced due to shifting/moving back and forth when driving. 

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2013 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

23200 mi

US $125
Replaced Battery It was 5 years old... 

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2013 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2016 - Apr 2018
Jan 2017

46000 mi
New engine mount do to noise 
Apr 2018

67100 mi

US $200
Flex pipe rotted, replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2013 - Jun 2015
Dec 2013

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. 
May 2015

64640 mi

C $800
Rear brake callipers seized causing smoking brakes 
Chevrolet Traverse in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2018
Nov 2015

51700 mi

US $50
Purge valve replacement. 
Mar 2016

60000 mi

US $120
Passenger seat sensor connection loose. 
Oct 2017

92000 mi

US $600
Bad motor mount 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Aug 2015 - Feb 2019
Sep 2016

23000 mi
rear blower was not working. Dealer stated high pressure hose on a/c needs to be replaced due to crack and losing freon. 
Jun 2017

33000 mi

US $136
Rear blower ac fan shorten out. Smithtown dealer refuse to repair out of warranty. 1200 cost to replace blower. I refused. Paid 136 diagnose charge. Found same issues on Internet. Will fix on my own part is 68.00 
Jul 2017

32500 mi

US $110
Same problem as before. Now the rear ac blower out of warranty and dealer refuse to honor warranty. Dealer states different part from prior repair. 9 months ago dealer repair Crack ac line. My prior complaint /repair was ac blower some times did not go on. Same symptom as before, probably motor was going bad 9 months ago and now it's shorten. I decided to decline and fix it myself. Blower cost only 110.00 dollars. I would never buy another car from Smithtown Chevy again. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Kentucky, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

11800 mi
Capacitive buttons below the radio that control the dashboard readout operated without being touched. Random information selection in driver information center. 
Jan 2015

16800 mi
Replaced capacitive button cluster beneath radio. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Apr 2014
Mar 2013

2000 mi
Fan for rear AC failed and replaced under warranty 
Jul 2013

5300 mi
Rear A/C blower replaced (second time for this car) 
Apr 2014

12000 mi
Connectors replaced per recall, but airbag warning light was on 

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2013 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Sep 2016 - Jul 2018
Mar 2018

89000 mi

US $85
Leaking oil from engine cover, which had to be replaced. Oil leak resumed a couple months later. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2014 - Jun 2016
Jul 2014

11240 mi
Water leak from second row fixed sunroof. Glass removed and resealed. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
May 2013 - Oct 2017
Jul 2013

3800 mi
Rattle from passenger side door sound-system speaker. Speaker replaced. 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Traverse in Indiana, United States
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
Jan 2018

55000 mi
Main rear seal blew out due to frozen PCV valve 
Chevrolet Traverse in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2017 - Feb 2018
Jan 2018

29000 mi
Replaced battery 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2017
Sep 2012

16000 mi
Leak..fixed seal 
Aug 2016

58000 mi
front engine mounts were broken, rear engine mounts were worn. All 4 replaced under extended warranty 
Jul 2017

68800 mi

US $763
Coolant line broken 
Nov 2017

75000 mi

US $3000
WATER PUMP, ETC 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012 Car had an check engine light on (which the salesman had serv. dept.reset) before we test drove it. Car had a faulty battery at time of purchase. Dealer replaced battery only after I told him that I'd buy my own battery and install it myself. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

101000 mi

US $1200
A/C lines to rear A/C unit rubbed together and started leaking. The location of the leak was behind the motor next to the firewall. 
Jun 2018

124156 mi

US $110
Water pump leaking. 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Delaware, United States
Jan 2016 - Mar 2018
May 2016

36700 mi

US $100
Scanned and came up with code p0946 EVAP FLOW HIGH. Installed solenoid Purge Valve to fix the problem. 
Nov 2016

44000 mi

US $145
Check engine light is back on for the same thing and A/C stopped working. Replaced mode door actuator. Checked codes in HVAC module none present. Code did not return. Check gas cap message and code PO455 and A/C not working again. Changed gas cap and seal in A/C line.Put dye in A/C and found leak (dye all over). Had to replace A/C lines and hangers. when returned I had to craw under and hook thefrontup. 
Dec 2016

45000 mi
Check engine light back on same code PO455. The first new purge valve they put on was bad and they replaced. 
Jan 2017 p0455 code bad purge valve again . they found out after putting a new gas cap and 2or 3 purge valves latter that it has to be a OEM part . Have not had a problem since then . Thank God , it was getting old real fast. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Sep 2014 - Mar 2018
Oct 2014

34800 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 
Jan 2015

39500 mi
Emissions. Code p0496. Shorted EVAP purge soleniod, leaking internally. Replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2019
Jul 2019

53988 mi
Crankshaft main bearing came apart. Original issue was multiple leaks. Covered under extended warranty would have been 6,000.00 
Chevrolet Traverse in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2015
Dec 2012

6000 mi
Would not start. Reprogrammed ECU. 
Chevrolet Traverse in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

159000 mi

US $30
I had to replace the Vapor Canister Purge Valve again (this is the second time in less than a year) to fix a P0496 error code. I do NOT overfill this vehicle at gas stations, and I drive it about 99% of the time, so I do not think that overfilling is the reason why this went bad again (it could have been the reason the first time though.) The first time that I repaired this, I used a cheap part from Auto Zone that was made in China. This time I used the original AC Delco part (made in Mexico). I'm hoping for better results (the one from AC Delco was actually cheaper when purchased on Amazon.) This specific error code causes very hard starts after you refuel. It is a super simple part to replace. Literally took me less than 5 minutes. Just pop the engine cover off, unclip the electronics from the sensor (right on top of the engine), unscrew the part and then reverse those directions. But to have to do it twice in less than a year is very disappointing. I hope it does not show up again in another 9 months. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

79400 mi

US $100
SES Light, Code P0420 SY00 Catalyst system lower EFF. Rear cat. converter replaced. Parts: 20906953, 5297428, 12346290, 11588835. P1516 SYM 00 TAC module throttle actuator performance: frozen throttle body. Also code P0300 SYM 00 engine misfire detected. Injectors cleaned and intake for build up. 
Jan 2016

102000 mi

US $486
Rough and long start-up. Did 100,000 mile tune-up. 
Sep 2017

154000 mi
Squealing grinding coming from rear brakes. Took into dealership three times if not more and was told its just dirt. Had boyfriend and his father take a look. No pads left, metal on metal, grinding grooves into the rotors. Rotors replaced and replaced pads with ceramic pads. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012 High pitched whine/tone coming from radio head unit. NOT REPAIRED. Dealer claims this noise is normal. Noise is present when vehicle is off and on. Never goes away. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - May 2015
Jan 2015 water pump was leaking and had to be replaced 
May 2015

115000 mi
hard shifting. when driving at hwy speeds and passing transmission drops several gears causing rpms to tach above 4500 when passing and having to coast until transmission shifts back into overdrive. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alabama, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2018
Jun 2016

56000 mi

US $130
Evac valve stuck open 
Jun 2018

85000 mi

US $500
Alternator failed 
Sep 2018

84000 mi

US $400
Hose leak, replace hose, pull vacuum and recharge system 
Chevrolet Traverse in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2018
May 2018

120000 mi

US $530
[alternator] quit charging had replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

85000 mi

US $1300
Alternator failed. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Kentucky, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2016

75000 mi
Water pump was leaking. It was replaced under warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Mar 2016 - Apr 2016
Mar 2016

85000 mi

US $150
Air conditioner stopped working. Hose came loose. Had to fix hose and recharge. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Indiana, United States
Aug 2012 - Sep 2014
Jun 2013

13000 mi
Air bag light 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2018
Feb 2014

42000 mi

US $215
App sensor malfunctioned and needed replacement. 
Jun 2016

100000 mi

US $600
AC leak. 
Jul 2016

100800 mi

US $670
Replaced a/c valve/tube 
Dec 2016

108000 mi

US $675
Power steering fluid leak 
May 2017

120000 mi

US $675
Replaced the shock absorbers 
Aug 2017

123000 mi

US $600
Replaced engine mount 
Nov 2017

130000 mi

US $500
Ignition coil and bushings replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

69000 mi

US $35
Replace air distribution damper motor. 
Sep 2017

78000 mi
Oil was leaking at the EGR valve fitting. Cleaned and reattached valve and lines. 
Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
May 2012 - Dec 2012
May 2012

3000 mi
steering was squealing had lines replaced front speakers make a high pitched sound when radio was not on battery went dead 
Jun 2012

6000 mi
roof rails where loose and causing a leak on to head liner 
Jul 2012

8300 mi
need head liner replaced 
Aug 2012

14600 mi
sounded like it was stuck or not working right 
Nov 2012

22700 mi
squeal coming from steering so entire steering lines replaced 
Dec 2012

36000 mi
same old problem noise in steering 

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2012 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

65300 mi

US $1100
Rack and Pinnion steering issue. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2012 - Mar 2018
Nov 2014

15360 mi
Service AWD indicator. Was repaired under warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Dec 2013 - Aug 2017
Apr 2014

52500 mi

US $500
Driverside strut leaking 
Mar 2016

97000 mi

US $1600
Steering assembly loose, replace unit. 
Dec 2016

113000 mi

US $250
left front wheel bearing wore out. Had to be replaced. Corroded wire to transmission caused the transmission to not shift properly. 
Jun 2017

123000 mi

US $700
Carrier bearing replacement. Replaced bearings on both ends of drive train. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

52871 mi

US $554
Replaced Exhaust Flex pipe which has rusted through and three associated exhaust gaskets. 
Feb 2016

56000 mi

US $27
Hood Lift Strut Failure 
Mar 2016

56000 mi

US $25
Left low beam headlight failed. Replaced both low beams. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Iowa, United States
Jan 2012 - Aug 2012
Mar 2012

2000 mi
seats creak at slow speed. Dealer performed bulletin for seat track noise. No other issues 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
May 2012 - Jul 2012
Jun 2012

4000 mi
Alternator is not stable, and the car makes a high pitch noise (which the dealer says is normal). Dealer needs to call the tech line and get back to me. 
Jul 2012

4000 mi
The driver seat creaks.  
Chevrolet Traverse in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jul 2014 - Apr 2018
Aug 2014

33960 mi
Rear seat would not fold up, required a new cable. 
May 2015

44060 mi

C $200
car was leaking radiator fluid. The dealer replaced the temperature sensor and o-ring. 
Jul 2015

48360 mi

C $1000
Car was making a noise when going over bumps.Left tie-rod end was diagnosed as the problem and replaced. 
Oct 2015

49480 mi

C $3
Sway bar links were bad, had to be replaced. 
Jun 2016

58280 mi

C $200
Left sway bar link had to be replaced again. Air Conditioner lines are corroded and leaking. Estimate cost of repair is $1500++ 
Oct 2016

62500 mi

C $90
After filling with gas, car almost completely disabled itself (went into power saving mode and a bunch of other warnings). Went to the dealership and they reset a sensor. 
Dec 2016

65100 mi

C $1000
Alternator died. 
Jul 2017

69440 mi

C $185
Sway bar link replaced 
Dec 2017

77500 mi

C $1100
Brakes needed a full replacement after only 2 years of driving (approx. 36,000km). 
Apr 2018

79980 mi
A/C not working / leaking. $1800 minimum estimate to fix. power steering rack leaking (estimated $2,000+ repair) part needed replacing in rear suspension. Check engine light on, 4 o2 sensors malfunctioning driver side switch for passenger side window not working Wipers only worked on high, multi-function switch needed replacing. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Mar 2013 - Apr 2013
Apr 2013

34000 mi
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 
Chevrolet Traverse in Indiana, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2011
May 2011

10000 mi
transmission control module was reprogrammed Stabiltrak light and traction light came on and said service needed. The steering angle sensor was replaced. I also asked for the transmission to be checked and they said it was normal. (Two further trips for this, same outcome.) 
Aug 2011

13000 mi
OnStar, radio, panel lighting, pairing my phone, rear and front lights to my Traverse would not work. Traverse would not shut down when key were removed, also I wasn't getting good gas mileage. They uploaded latest software and replaced a fuse. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
Nov 2013 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

37000 mi

US $200
Steering rack leaking at hydraulic control. Entire steering rack replaced. Only had to pay $100 deductible. Total bill was over $1200. Thank god for extended warranties. 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. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Costa Rica
Apr 2011 - Mar 2017
May 2013

21700 mi
Suspension lower ball joints 
Aug 2013

24060 mi
Water pump leaking. Dealer didn't had the part so I had to buy it from Amazon. 
Dec 2014

35340 mi

$150
Engine mount broken 
May 2015

39060 mi

$300
Door atenuator motors broken. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Arizona, United States
Jun 2013 - Jan 2014
Dec 2013

54000 mi
car would not accelerate 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2015 - Sep 2017
Jun 2016

92000 mi

US $100
Replaced siezed brake caliper 
Apr 2017

108000 mi
Replaced power steering pump under special warranty. Problem was noise when turning due to lack of power steering fluid and power steering inconsistency when turning. 
Sep 2017

118000 mi
Every time I filled up the fuel tank, the check engine light would come on. When checking the code it was N/A. The gas cap normally gets tight, clicks one time and then springs back counter-clockwise slightly. The gas cap no longer sprung back and was not creating a tight seal. That was causing the check engine light to come on. No repair was made, just when filling up I ensure a proper seal of the gas cap. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2013
May 2011

10900 mi
Power steering quit powering. Replaced pump and steering rack. 
Jan 2013

11700 mi
water pump leaking 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2012
Mar 2012

39000 mi
Rear Entertainment System Headphones quit working 
Chevrolet Traverse in Colorado, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2015
Dec 2013

40000 mi

US $330
Blend valve stopped working on passenger side, resulting in hot air only. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Sep 2011

6000 mi
Both rear child seat belt hooks broke 
Aug 2012

13100 mi
Steering rack replaced Control arms making noise. Oil smell coming into the car while heat is on. Tire pressure monitor not working correctly 
Nov 2012

14600 mi
Tire pressure monitor not working correctly 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2013

62000 mi

US $300
Throttle Body Replacement 
Mar 2015

94000 mi
Water pump leaking, replaced under power train warranty 
May 2015

94000 mi

US $50
Could not adjust ventilation system (Floor/Dash), Passenger side always blowing Warm air. Solved by replacing 2 A/C control actuators / blend door motors A/C would not cool, no leak found, system recharged Paint Peeling off of Heat/AC control head. Cosmetic Problem. replaced control head Front Winshield washer pump stopped working. Replaced Pump 
Jul 2017

130000 mi

US $2970
Error Codes and rough/sluggish power delivery. Timing Chain Tensioners had worn/failed -- a known weak spot on this engine. This is a Major repair entailing full removal of the engine subassembly to replace. Repair took 3 days 
Jun 2018

150000 mi

US $150
2 More HVAC Actuators went bad, making this a total of 7 in 150,000 miles 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

105000 mi
Throttle body had to be replaced, full of oil. Second time in less than a year. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Idaho, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

42000 mi

US $800
Warranty work on known zip-tie noise in Steering at slow speeds. Repaired under TSB #PI0029G 
Jul 2013

45000 mi

US $89
Picked car up from dealer after new tire install, no cold air blowing from A/C. Took back to dealer who performed leak test and recharge. 
Mar 2014

55000 mi

US $25
A/C required recharge in July 2013 with no leak detected. A/C required another recharge March 2014. Based on comments in Traverse Forum, probably have a leak in Evaporator Core. 
Sep 2014

67000 mi
Recall repair of airbags required disconnecting battery which shorted out A/C damper control module. Required return to dealer on same day to replace module. 
Oct 2014

67700 mi
Water pump failed. Dealer replaced under GM drivetrain warranty. 
May 2017

104000 mi
Liftgate software reprogram. 
Jun 2017

102250 mi
Calibration of liftgate not done correctly during recall. I brought in information found online that technician followed to rectify. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

91000 mi

US $700
Ac wasn't turning on, dealer found and repaired two hose leaks. Dealer noticed power steering pump leaking, replaced under GM extended 120k mile warranty on the part due to known issue. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in South Carolina, United States
Feb 2012 - Apr 2017
Aug 2012

19000 mi
Whining noise when accelerating. Dealer took apart transmission, and discovered several parts failing. My front diff carrier assembly, drive gear support, output sun gear, output carrier transfer drive gear input hub, and of course trans. 
Jan 2014

33500 mi
My ac quit on a road trip. I was turned around the first day because dealer was short on mechanics. Drove home and had a coolant leak. Upon returning to dealer on told time, I was diagnosed with a bad water pump. 
Feb 2014

34000 mi
Transmission was leaving a big puddle in driveway. Dealer could not find anything leaking. Added dye to trans and was told to drive for two weeks and return. Return trip still had no findings (no visible leak). I wrote suspension, however could not be certain. I can hear a creaking/grinding noise at low speeds when turning/hitting bumps. Seems like it is high in the front right wheel which is why I put suspension. 
Apr 2014

36000 mi
Same as my February complaint. Transmission fluid dripping from the case. They had it about 4 hours and replaced an axle seal under warranty. I had to return the next say for the same leak. Same complaint as Feb 14 and previous day visits. Transmission dripping. They kept most of day, Turns out my case bolts were backing out, causing the leak. Under assumption this relates to my 2012 final drive rebuild 
Jun 2015

51000 mi

US $100
I saw a green puddle early one morning. By lunch the AC was out. Dealer had it all day. Ordered a condensor. I took car home. 3 days later it arrives. Paid for under extended warranty 2 days after previous ac repair, saw a green puddle, sure enough ac out a day later. Dealer ordered 2 lines and put me in a rental. Parts took 3 and 4 days to arrive. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2016
Aug 2016

54600 mi

US $800
hose leak 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
May 2011 - Apr 2014
Jul 2011

11000 mi
had no cold air out the front vents. Dealer found that the ac lines from the compressor were cross threaded at the factory. Replaced coolant lines and charged system. 
Apr 2014

62000 mi
Rear AC no longer blowing cold air. Front AC still works fine. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2013 - Aug 2016
Sep 2013

34000 mi
Blown engine, spun rod and bearing 
Jun 2014

42000 mi
Replaced steering rack due to leak 
Jan 2015

39000 mi
Right headlight turning on and off intermittently 3 successive clunking or knocking sound from right wheel area only when turning right and going down an incline 
May 2015

57100 mi

US $100
Complete AC system failure. Could not locate parts for first 5 days 
Aug 2016

76000 mi
Plastic trim on inside of lift gate continually separated or would come loose 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2015
May 2015

98100 mi

US $800
busted a/c line no a/c 
Chevrolet Traverse in Iowa, United States
Dec 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

4000 mi
passenger seat belt not working properly 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Aug 2014 - Jan 2016
Jan 2016

87000 mi

US $190
Solenoid stuck 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2016
Mar 2012

11000 mi
Misfire in one cylinder. 
May 2016

72300 mi
Thermostat replacement 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2014
May 2014

36000 mi
repaired heater blend door, occasionally worked 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

115000 mi

US $44
Transmission had just been rebuilt. Felt still slipping at low speeds 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2013
Jan 2012

14000 mi
Squeaky drivers seat. Dealer repaired and tightened seat. 
Aug 2013

35300 mi

US $40
Had a rubbing noise in the steering column. Dealer replaced steering gear assembly. Ac was cycling a lot. Dealer found refrigerant to be slightly low. Dealer added refrigerant and checked for leaks. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014
Jul 2011

6000 mi
radio volume automatically went to full volume replaced steering wheel volume buttons 
Jun 2014

45000 mi

US $100
squeek 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Nov 2013 - Oct 2014
Dec 2013

52000 mi

US $50
truck wouldn't start. lights came on dash but vehicle wouldn't start. unclear if caused by aftermarket remote start (now removed) or factory alarm. continues, intermittent. 
Jun 2014

62000 mi

US $100
Oil leak, replaced front seal, valve cover gaskets, water pump gaskets hose replacement between compressor and another component 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Sep 2011 - Nov 2013
Dec 2011

19000 mi
replace one steering pump line and gear 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2014
Oct 2010

3000 mi
Check engine light on. Called onstar told it was engine backfire code. Took to dealer they reset the computer nothing else. 
Sep 2011

22000 mi
Engine Light on called onstar. The code: do not drive bring into shop. Engine gas issue. 
Nov 2011

24000 mi
Timing chain replaced. This is my second Traverse 2009 had a timing chain replaced at 24000 miles and 2011 traverse has the same issue. 
Mar 2013

50000 mi

US $600
When raining could not use the turn signal or the windshield wipers would not work. If you used the turn signal the wipers would stop working. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Jan 2014
Jun 2013

42000 mi

US $40
Rear turn signal burned out. 

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2011 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

103500 mi

US $1200
Timing Chain Replacement due to codes for timing chain slack. Replaced all timing components and actuators except for camshaft sprockets. Engine and transmission had to be removed from vehicle. Also replaced alternator, water pump and drive belt due to mileage and ease of access with engine out. New coolant, oil/filter & A/C recharge were also necessary. 16 Hours labor. Drivers rear caliper sticking. Replaced caliper, pads and rotors. 
May 2018

110000 mi

US $35
Replaced multi-function switch. Wipers only had hi speed and high beams wouldn't engage. 
Jun 2018

110000 mi

US $600
Replaced both rear UCA and left lateral stabilizer link. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2017 - Aug 2017
Aug 2017

111000 mi
I received a "low engine power" message while driving. Car died and emitted large amounts of white smoke from exhaust. Local mechanic, who is very trusted by entire community, said it is some sort of catastrophic failure that needs to be addressed by dealer. My mechanic suggested it's time to replace instead of repair due to age (2011) and mileage (111k). 
Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Jun 2011 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

US $300
Water pump seal starting leaking. Replaced the whole water pump, seal and serp belt while at it. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Jan 2016 - Aug 2016
Jan 2016

30000 mi

US $69
Windshield washer pump not working. 
Feb 2016

31000 mi

US $320
Coolant was dropping & car wash overheating on short trips. Radiator & hoses were intact. Found water pump was not working. 
Mar 2016

32000 mi

US $551
Struts needed to be replaced. Bought quickstruts. 
Apr 2016

32300 mi
Quick strut or ball joints are making noise when I back ip & turn the wheel. 
Jul 2016

34000 mi
Lower contol arm and ball joints on driver side were replaced. Replaced quickstruts [under warranty]. No solution. 
Aug 2016

34000 mi

US $300
After replacing the lower control arm on driver side, I had to replace the sway bars (both) at a shop. After driving for 2 days had to take car to a friend to replace the other lower control arm (passenger side). After this I sold car. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Oct 2014
Apr 2012

13000 mi

US $33
squeaky steering wheel 
Chevrolet Traverse in Bolivia
Nov 2013 - Jun 2016
Apr 2014

53620 mi

$250
Replaced center bearing on drive shaft from bottoming out and bending the bracket. 
Aug 2014

55180 mi

$80
Something melted the inside top portion of the high beam housing. This caused the plastic to block the high beam. 
Jan 2015

54400 mi

$250
Radiator cracked, plastic end. Would have required a tow if the repair shop wasn't only four blocks away. 
Oct 2015

68200 mi

$75
A/c worked intermittently. Headlights were not always working. Later learned this was due to someone installing the wrong bulbs. 
Jun 2016

68200 mi
Had a check airbag light that was from the sensor in the drivers side b-pillar. Tried to reset the code which didn't work, then the light went off on its own. A/c worked intermittently. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2012

14000 mi
realign drivers door 
Dec 2014

52000 mi
check engine light came on twice, about a month apart indicating a misfire. car was running fine. dealer reset, said it may have been a speck of dirt or something passing thru. 
Sep 2017

81000 mi

US $15
Replace left low beam headlight bulb. (blown out) 
Nov 2017

82000 mi

US $170
Replace passenger heat vent actuator 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2018
Aug 2012

9800 mi
Noise when turning wheel 
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2012 - Sep 2017
Oct 2013

41800 mi
Seat belt wasn't retracting properly. The Dealership knocked a piece loose inside the seat belt retracter area while they were repairing the hail damage on the car. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2016
Jan 2012

21800 mi
middle seats difficult to slide - adjusted and lubricated now working fine 
Nov 2013

24000 mi
steering whine on turns when driven slowly 
Nov 2014

32000 mi

US $500
Steering noise and power steering was not working well at slow speeds 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Oct 2015 - Apr 2017
Mar 2016

44000 mi

US $1200
Evaporator replaced whole dash torn apart to replace. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
Oct 2013

13000 mi
Oil leak from front engine cover Oil leaking from engine cover Power steering making noise 
Jun 2014

14000 mi
Oil leak from timing chain cover 
Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Nov 2011

23800 mi
Rubbing noise when turning steering wheel at low speeds. Inspected, attempted adjustment not effective, new Rack and Pinion gear ordered and installed by dealer. Problem corrected. 
Jun 2015

84000 mi

US $1300
Power steering pump had to be replaced twice, 1st one faulty, Water pump found to be leaking during power steering pump replacement..Now in another shop due to loss of refrigerent caused by poorly fitting tubes to rear unit rubbing together 
Jul 2015

84800 mi

US $500
Loss of AC,determined to be due to holes in rear unit tubes from being improperly fitted at factory..estimated cost by dealer $1300, estimated cost by independent shop at $500 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Hampshire, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

80000 mi

US $2500
replace alternator 38000 mi replace water pump 45000 mi replace power steering pump 60000 mi replaced high side AC line 80,000 mi AC condensor leaking 82000 mi 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2012
Dec 2011

23000 mi
Seat fabric and padding issues - in the shop over 35 days out of the last 45 days and still no resolution 
May 2012

31300 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. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2012 - Jun 2018
Jul 2012

23340 mi
"Rubbing" sound when steering wheel turned. Well known problem covered under warranty; Ref: #PI0620 
Apr 2017

44640 mi

C $550
Metal pipes containing coolant to rear air corroded and leaked all coolant lost and AC non-functional aka "AC blinkies". Replacing all pipes would have cost more than one thousand dollars -- on mechanic's advice, pipes were cut and capped and coolant recharged. AC now working again but not for rear. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2013 - Jan 2014
Mar 2013

21000 mi
rubbing sound when turning..dealer replaces rack and pinion 
Chevrolet Traverse in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2010 - May 2011
May 2011

11000 mi
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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2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Traverse in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

US $1800
steering rack replaced due internal failure 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Nov 2017

114000 mi

US $3500
rack and pinion changed two catalytic converters 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Aug 2015

95000 mi
Water pump completely failed, causing the car to overheat. 
Sep 2015

95000 mi
Transmission started to fail at around 95000 miles. Hard shifting and late up shifting. Eventually the transmission failed completely. This catastrophic tranny failure caused the vehicle to stop completely. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
Dec 2011

8000 mi
Power lumbar adjustment inside driver's side seat broke. Entire new assembly on order 
Jan 2012

8000 mi
Driver's seat lumbar actuator broke from support. New lumbar assembly installed.  
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
Sep 2014

76000 mi
Antifreeze was going low but no signs of leaking. (noticed pink and green antifreeze prior to this visit they said it was a dirty container! LOL This veh overheated with prev owner who added green antifreeze??) Steering making grinding noise and loss of steering at low speeds. TSB to replace steering Gear however, it should have been the rack-n-pinion, several owners with this problem!!!! 2nd time for this vehicle. Clunking noise when turning, I suggested rack-n-pinion since the struts had been replaced 3 times prior. They greased struts however couldn't find any problem with the struts. I asked to ck the rack though they did not. The trany didn't engage while going from 0 to 30 mph and again when accelerating on freeway clover at 50+ mph, revved up to 4500 RPM's. Problem was intermittent. Noticed tack needle bouncing up and down at 65+ mph. Brought to diff shop. 
Nov 2014

78600 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 Tranny intermittent slipping. Checked tranny dipstick and it had hair, really dirty, and fluid on container and seemed to be either leaking or something had in that area. (steering fluid?) Thought it might be the seal as TSB report. cleand 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. 
Dec 2014

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. 
Jan 2015

80800 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. 
Mar 2015

85000 mi
Spoke with Rep who performed prev batt replacemnt. They duplicated the prob and said it was the starter. It isnt the starter, no issues with that. Barely could drive off lot, tranny wouldn't engage 0-35 mph and again saw rpm needle bouncing. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Apr 2011
Jun 2010

3000 mi
LTZ chrome side molding loose & replaced with new 
Sep 2010

5000 mi
Side molding repaired again. This time dealership re-glued side molding and didn't replace it again as I requested 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2014
Sep 2013

67000 mi

US $2000
New rear brakes; New Traction Control switch. Repaired stuts, and bushings, and tie rod. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Colorado, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2010

6800 mi
Transmission was shuddering during 2nd to 3rd shift.  
Sep 2010

11000 mi
At operating temp, after putting car in D from R, car would hesitiate under light throttle, then "slam" into forward gear. Software update seems to have fixed issue. 
Nov 2011

25000 mi
Steering gear replaced--common issue with this platform. 
Nov 2012

36800 mi
Brake control module making noise--replaced under warranty Power steering whining. TSB called for steering system flush and filling with "cold weather" fluid. Transmission hesitation/rough engagement after stopping in reverse, then putting vehicle into drive. 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. Paint chipping/missing on climate control buttons 
Mar 2013

41000 mi
Steering whining again. Dealer replaced steering rack again. 
Jun 2014

57000 mi

US $100
TPMS sensor went bad. $100 deductible under extended warranty TPMS sensor failed and needed replaced. This is a different sensor than the first trip. 
Apr 2015

72000 mi

US $100
No sound from speakers in cabin. Bose amplifier failed and needed replaced. 
Mar 2016

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. HVAC control buttons unreadable due to paint peeling off. Driver's side seat heater shuts off after a few minutes of operation. Rear liftgate clunks at the end of lift open cycle. Replace liftgate actuator rod, lubed system. 
Nov 2016

97700 mi

US $300
Vehicle running rough, fuel mileage down. Original spark plugs were replaced as part of the 100K mile maintenance schedule. 
Dec 2016

100000 mi

US $300
Replaced front strut assemblies including mounts, bearings, springs, and strut cartridges. Replaced all four OEM head light bulbs as bulbs were very dim. 
Feb 2017

102000 mi

US $1350
Radiator was leaking near the upper hose, radiator was replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Rhode Island, United States
Apr 2015 - May 2015
May 2015

70000 mi

US $100
Rattling in front end got progressively worse. Local shop quoted $1500.00 for sway bar and struts. Luckily was still under extended warranty and dealer fixed it with deductable. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

38000 mi
The car has been in shop for 9 days with an injector failure and no parts available. Engine went bloop and check engine light came on and message reduced power. Lots of smoke out exhaust and smell of gas. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maine, United States
Sep 2014 - Feb 2015
Dec 2014

64000 mi

US $348
Driver's side seat belt receptacle. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Oct 2012

20357 mi
Noise when turning the wheel; gad ti replace gear assembly (E9740) and alignment. Also the hot air did not work, replaced Actuator (20826182). 
Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
May 2011

5000 mi
Air bag error light was on and caused by setting iPhone on front passenger seat per GM bulliten. 
Jan 2012

12000 mi
My Traverse finally developed the dreaded "Zipper" noise in the steering wheel. They changed out the steering housing, a hose, and put in Dex VI fluid 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
May 2010 - May 2018
Jun 2012

18000 mi
Backup camera is intermittently reporting an error. Dealer was unable to reproduce problem. Plastic trim piece around child seat anchor on back of seat keeps falling off. New part ordered for later replacement. 
Feb 2014

32000 mi
Low power steering fluid was causing noise in the power steering pump 
Sep 2014

38000 mi
DVD player always reported Disc Error - DVD/audio system was replaced. Oil leak at engine front cover - replaced engine front cover seals and gaskets. 
Nov 2014

39700 mi
Replaced steering assembly which was found to be cause of oil leak. Water pump leaking coolant Service airbag indicator displayed occasionaly. Dealer cleared codes and could not reproduce. Backup camera fails occasionally. Dealer could not reproduce. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Yukon Territory, Canada
Dec 2010 - Mar 2018
Mar 2011

10540 mi
CE light came on P0451 was the code from Onstar. turns there is a small leak in a hose relating to the emission controls and the gas tank. It was a hose that need to be replaced in the fuel system. It leaked and therefore the Traverse could not properly build pressure in the gas tank. 
Jul 2011

16120 mi
Rubbing sound when the wheel is turned. The steerIng rack is going to be replaced. 
Dec 2011

19840 mi
Center control knob on the rear heater control was very hot and then the light burned out. 
Jun 2013

49600 mi
The steering rack and pump failed. This caused very difficult left turns. Basically you lost power steering. 
Aug 2013

52700 mi

C $475
Hose from the compressor to the condenser failed. The new hose has been modified is approx 6" longer. 
Aug 2014

68240 mi

C $40
Windshield washer pump siezed 
Mar 2018

125240 mi

C $750
Two control arms on the rear axle. Bushings were worn out. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2017
Mar 2014

42000 mi

US $500
Leaking steering pump replaced rack & pinion. Originally quoted $1,400. Dealership worked with me and covered the cost less the deductible which was 500.00 out of my pocket. 
Apr 2017

85000 mi
Steering losing power at low speed 
Jun 2017

89000 mi

US $210
Engine mounts 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2012
Jan 2011

8100 mi
DVD player worked intermittently. Would play some dvds but not others. Dealer replaced DVD Nav system. Everything works fine now. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Dec 2014
Jun 2011

16120 mi
Steering gear replaced 
Jan 2012

13860 mi
Rear hatch doesn't fully open. Makes awful binding noise. 
Sep 2012

34100 mi
Steering made rubbing noise when turning wheel at slow speeds Lumbar in driver's seat was INOP. Rear chevy logo was coroding 
Apr 2013

40300 mi
Corrosion on aluminum 18" rims 
Apr 2014

54540 mi

C $700
Leaking transmission line A/C line was leaking 
Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Jul 2016 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

168000 mi

US $3000
The transmission had to be replaced due to a broken wave plate. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

124000 mi

US $430
Replaced water pump on engine. 
Nov 2017

125000 mi

US $200
replaced faulty thermostat. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Jan 2012 - Jun 2013
Feb 2012

24000 mi

US $46
Terrible gas mileage, CEL light on, Said it was gas cap 
Apr 2012

30000 mi

US $38
Checked gas mileage, cleaned fuel system, new air cleaner 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2016
Aug 2012

12600 mi
Steering wheel noise when turning. 
Apr 2013

16800 mi

US $200
Cannot change air direction, stuck at defog mode. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Delaware, United States
Nov 2011 - May 2014
Dec 2011

26000 mi
Air compressor developed a leak. Was replaced under warrenty 
Aug 2012

38900 mi
Car wouldn't start. 
May 2014

52000 mi

US $799
Power Steering Gear Repacement 
Chevrolet Traverse in Arizona, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2012

38000 mi
There was oil seepage from the seal between the engine and transmission. 
Nov 2012

41800 mi
The water pump was leaking from the weep hole. The dealer replaced the water pump under warranty. 
Dec 2012

44000 mi
The AC line that carries the freon was leaking due to a damage caused during the last visit to replace the water pump. 
Oct 2015

75300 mi

US $2300
There was a bad fuel injector and we elected to replace all of them. 
Nov 2015

76100 mi

US $180
The engine was getting very hot but not quite overheating. The thermostat was replaced by Brakes Plus. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

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. Fuel solenoid not working correctly. Ordered and replaced part. 
Jun 2016

77000 mi

US $235
motor on A/C ducts went bad. Change motor on A/C ducts Tire air pressure bad, Quit reading. Replaced sensor and recalibrate 
Jun 2017

86000 mi
1 Air Pressure Sensors in tires quit working. Two sensors replaced 
May 2018

92800 mi

US $1936
Hard to steer. Replaced power steering pump and lines. Flush system Idling rough, Poor fuel economy. cleaned injectors and replaced solenoid?. Done tuneup 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Dec 2012 - Aug 2014
Apr 2014

91500 mi
condenser was leaking and also 1 hose leaking. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2013 - May 2015
Dec 2013

32860 mi
Tire pressure module receiver not working Temperature door actuator shorted, stuck on open causing cold air to enter cabin. 
Jan 2014

33260 mi
Random loss of reading tire pressure monitor on 3 tires 
Feb 2014

34100 mi
Wind noise and draft into interior 
Nov 2014

44020 mi

C $300
Freon leak 
Apr 2015

50220 mi

C $75
AC freon line rubbing against body, causing break in line and freon leak 
Chevrolet Traverse in Nevada, United States
Dec 2009 - Nov 2012
Aug 2010

5800 mi
A/C blower making noise. Remove and replaced A/C Blower assembly. 
Oct 2010

8000 mi
Remove and replaced steering rack 
Dec 2011

19000 mi
Steering making noise. Replaced hose fluid hose 
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2009 - Sep 2015
May 2010

8680 mi
Sluggish shifting. Had to insist that it was not acceptable. Dealer then found a bulletin & reprogrammed the shift points. much better. Now the low tire sensor indicates the incorrect wheel as being low. Trim piece on front doors loose. Dealer claimed too busy to repair at that time. Must ask to have it done next visit. Rear lift gate assit cylinders not strong enough when the temperature approaches freezing. Have to push up the liftgate the last 8 inches. Told to come back when problem occurs. Not practical solution as we do not live near. 
Sep 2010

9920 mi
Trim under front windows loose. Lift cylinders on tailgate weak. Does not raise gate all the way when temp near freezing. Told before I must bring in when problem occurs. After insisting, they agreed they were weak and needed replacing. 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. Going down hill with the cruise on, the trans down shifts to control the speed as it should. When the vehicle levels off, the transmission does not up shift & continues in the lower gear at high rpm (3400) until the cruise is cancelled. Lift cylinders on tailgate weak. Does not raise gate all the way when temp near freezing Trim under front windows loose. 
May 2011

16740 mi
After driving at hwy speeds for an extended length of time, then slowing for urban area (70 kph) transmission shifting became very sluggish. Had to accelerate hard to get a down shift. Told to bring in when problem occurs. Not practical. 
Oct 2012

29540 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. Area on drivers seat covering deteriorating. Not wear. 
Aug 2014

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. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
Aug 2011

17000 mi
replaced steering gear box 
Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2010

21000 mi
Several occasions- "Service Park Assist" message on dash. Quick software update corrected issue. Park Assists Always worked though. 
Feb 2012

40000 mi
Water pump leak. Pump replaced. 
Jun 2017

129000 mi

US $400
Water pump leaking from weep hole. Water pump replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2013
Sep 2011

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. 
Feb 2012

43000 mi
Steering would thump when turning, had to replace steering rack. 
Jun 2013

59000 mi

US $60
Liftgate struts no longer able to hold up gate. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Jan 2010 - Mar 2012
Feb 2010

392 mi
Rear seam needed to be repaired for leaking water into tire release well. 
Mar 2010

1000 mi
There was a seam that was not completed during assembly of the vehicle so it leaked into the rear compartment when it rained. 

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2010 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Washington, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Dec 2010

11000 mi
Driver seat lumbar support inoperative. Dealer replaced parts after ordering. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2015
Apr 2012

34200 mi
Water pump was leaking. Dealer replaced. Clunking heard when steering wheel turned at low speeds. Dealer replaced steering rack. 
Mar 2014

65000 mi

US $485
Fluid leaking from strut. Strut replaced and 4 wheel alignment done. 
Sep 2014

72000 mi

US $370
Retained power did not shut off when driver's door was opened. Door latch had to be replaced. Noise from front end when turning steering wheel. Steering Rack had to be replaced. 
Dec 2014

76000 mi

US $225
Check engine light kept coming on. Cleaned carbon out using detergent and additive. A week later light is still out. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2009 - Dec 2017
Apr 2014

69800 mi

US $100
Intermittent loss of power steering. Continued loss of power steering immediately obviuos. Ended up replacing 2x steering pumps, 2x steering racks and 1x high pressure hose. The original steering pump ground its gears and the dealership failed to fully flush out the steering system. 
Jul 2015

85500 mi

US $964
Replaced hose between EVAP and condenser. 
Jun 2016

98000 mi

US $700
Replaced the driver's power window switch as well as the driver's side rear passenger window switch. Coolings fans operate at all times. Blown right front strut. Dealer did not notice during most recent service (1w prior). Replaced both front struts and performed a 4 wheel alignment. 
Sep 2016

99000 mi

US $900
Timing chain failed due to lack of oil. Chain stretched and present P0017 and P0008. Replaced chain, guide, tensioners. Partial goodwill, GM corporate paid $1500. The oil was never reprogrammed with shorter change intervals. Car was overheating due to low coolant level. We found out the water pump failed and was replaced under #13079 - Customer Satisfaction Water Pump Shaft Seal Leaks. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2016
Nov 2010

18300 mi
automatic lift gate system repaired 
Jun 2012

42000 mi
stability control disabled after hitting bumps 
Oct 2012

49200 mi
System disabled message after hitting bumps. 
Dec 2012

55000 mi
Stability control warning light comes on, system is disabled. Same, ongoing problem. 
Apr 2013

56300 mi
Timing chain "stretched" needed replacement 
Jun 2013

58000 mi

US $350
Rear hubs making noise, required replacement 
Apr 2014

76300 mi
timing chain replaced (again) 
Jul 2014

83700 mi

US $270
Battery had low power after driving short trips, Dealer claims it failed load test, required replacement. 
Apr 2016

112200 mi

US $1250
Timing chains were "stretched" again, causing check engine light. Required replacement of timing chain and guides. 
Chevrolet Traverse in California, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

10000 mi
Steering rack replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2012
Feb 2010

1800 mi
XM portion of radio failed. Replaced with new XM module. 
Jun 2011

16000 mi
Replaced all four, 18" aluminum wheels due to corrosion. 
Chevrolet Traverse in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2010 - Nov 2012
Nov 2011

9920 mi
steering rack noise stabilitrac disengaged message 
Nov 2012

18600 mi
squeeking steering rack again...rack replaced again and replacement of PS fluid with ATF fluid as per TSB 
Chevrolet Traverse in Iowa, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

1000 mi
front suspension component popping on left turn 
Feb 2010

1000 mi
suspension component pop when turning left more pronounced when temps are cold 32 or below. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Aug 2016 - Apr 2017
Sep 2016

126000 mi
Timing chain replacement 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Jul 2011
Oct 2010

22000 mi

US $6000
Nearly all oil sprayed from oil filter during a 10 minute drive. Engine stopped running and was damaged beyond repair. New engine installed. Currently unsure if oil filter was defective, improperly installed or a Traverse defect. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Nov 2009 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013

25000 mi
Headlights and high beams coming on very dim. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2010 - Feb 2014
Feb 2014

8000 mi

US $365
Thermostat did not work until it was driven. However, took over 45 minutes to clear the windshield of ice. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
May 2010 - May 2012
Jun 2010

18198 mi
Instrument cluster lens ordered and replaced. 
Feb 2011

29961 mi
Door Handle Covers, that covers the screws on the inside of the door were replaced. They are made of plastic and break very easily. Replaced rear view camera pers service advisor due to showing back bumper in image. Still shows bumper. 
Chevrolet Traverse in North Dakota, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2018
Jan 2014

61358 mi

US $143
Service all wheel drive light came on. Found update for rear diff clutch control module. Found code C0550 for internal failure of CCM. Found PI’s one saying that low voltage will cause code and they have updated programming for CCM. Found battery voltage good at this time. Reflashed CCM. Test drove ok at this time. Need to have customer take and monitor at this time. 
Apr 2014

65500 mi
Intermittent loss of power steering. Replaced steering rack, and power steering pump. 
Dec 2015

88854 mi

US $1902
Found stretched chains. Found code P0008 for engine timing. Inspected found timing chains stretched causing code to set. Replaced all timing chains reinstalled all related parts filled with coolant changed oil and oil filter. Test drive okay at this time. 
Jan 2018

1178470 mi

US $330
Exhaust camshaft actuator bank 1 not locking. P0008 engine position system performance bank 1. Removed cam cover and found that the exhaust camshaft actuator is not locking allowing the cam to move. Removed and replaced exhaust camshaft actuator on bank 1. Cleared codes and test drive. No lights came on during test drive. Owner noticed engine light still on upon receipt of the vehicle. Left vehicle at dealer for further repair. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

11100 mi
Front passenger window became inoperable shortly after delivery. Cause was electrical connector had come loose. Dealer simply reconnected. 
Chevrolet Traverse in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

11160 mi
noise when turning steering wheel 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse

Engine not specified

Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

7000 mi
broken hvac diffuser in celing rear. 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

53600 mi

US $1300
f e shimmy shake less than 400 mi on mew tires.rt frnt strut leaking, replace both frnt struts, f e alignment, road force balance lft front tire 
Chevrolet Traverse in Delaware, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2017
Mar 2011

24000 mi
Upon first starting vehicle, driver's seat heater, window wouldn't go down and doors would not lock. Opened and closed door and they then worked. Dealer couldn't replicate so unable to fix. Has occurred 4 times since.  
Apr 2013

44000 mi
A/C makes noise and at times & air doesn't seem to come out of the vents like it should at times. 
Jun 2013

46000 mi

US $150
Had to recharge A/C. Dealer told me to return in couple of weeks to check system for leaks. 
Sep 2016

80000 mi
rack leaking power steering fluid. Recommended replacing pump and rack. 
Apr 2017

85000 mi

US $230
Noticed some hesitation so had transmission fluid replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
- Jan 2009
Jan 2009

2500 mi
Rear door lock didn't work...fuse was bent and not making contact. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Nov 2012 - Jul 2013
Jun 2013

59000 mi

US $300
Dash was pulled out to repair defroster area, DVD player do not work after that was done. Dealer explained that there was a "internal problem" with radio Defroster did not blow out at top. Heat came out at floor level. Heater on seats was repaired, passenger window was repaired, many other electrical problems 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2017

115000 mi

US $1000
Catalytic converter failed, check engine light, ECM failed 
May 2018

127000 mi

US $1400
AC lines failed, complete replacement required 
Chevrolet Traverse in Nevada, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2016
Sep 2015

83000 mi
Not sure what AC parts were replace. Power steering hard to use, unsure of parts replaced 
Aug 2016

99400 mi
Liftgate hydraulic strut failure, covered by a recall. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
Nov 2012 - Nov 2013
Jun 2013

63000 mi
The steering bushing gear was replaced due to knocking noise at low speeds. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

65000 mi

US $1350
Water pump, O2 sensors, and thermostat all required replacement. 
Jun 2015

65000 mi
Transmission Clutch Wave Plate needed to be replaced, dealership repaired for no charge. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2010
Jun 2010

20000 mi
The seatbelt would get stuck and kids couldn't pull it out to put on. It was in the middle row, middle seat. It would constantly jam and be stuck. Chevy said the seatbelt was working the way it was intended to work. Traded vehicle because of this problem. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Hampshire, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2012
Jul 2011

21000 mi
Knuckle on rear control arm broken Dealer replaced broken part 
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2015 - Sep 2018
Jan 2017

C $1500
Engine light is on. An ignition coil was replaced. They still suspect the trouble with the catalytic converter as well... 
Jan 2018

111600 mi

C $2000
Replaced some suspension parts, as approved under extended warranty. Did not have any problems, just asked them to check everything to see if any parts are under warranty, and replace if needed. The catalytic converter still needs to be replaced, but no warranty coverage, so I still did not do it...yet. 
Feb 2018

111786 mi

C $457
Low battery made lost setting for the rear view camera Both catalytic converters have been replaced by the aftermarket replacement parts. 6 spark plugs and one of coils on cylinder#5 
Chevrolet Traverse in Vermont, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

19000 mi
Check engine light would not turn off after tightening gas cap and remote start would not work. Dealer identified code as emissions error and found problem with O2 sensor. Replaced it under warranty. All is good. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Jul 2012
Dec 2008

1000 mi
Minor adjustment to passenger side mirror. 
Mar 2010

16000 mi
Check engine light diagnosed as timing chain issue. Dealer ordered three timing chains for replacement. 
Apr 2010

16800 mi
Replaced timing chains. 
Jun 2010

21000 mi
Repaired worn wire for auxiliary outlet. 
Sep 2010

26000 mi
Replaced 2-way remote start fob and reprogrammed for vehicle. 
Dec 2011

45000 mi
Drivers heated seat stopped working. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2009 - Oct 2014
Dec 2009

10000 mi
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. 
Sep 2010

17000 mi
Driver side window trim (exterior window rubber)smelled of mildew 
Feb 2012

33000 mi
Replaced steering rack again #3 
Jun 2012

34000 mi
Replaced body side moulding on 4 doors due to redesign. and replaced wheels due to slight corrosion on center of wheels 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maine, United States
Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

66000 mi

US $500
Ignition coil #5 failed, had it replaced along with original battery. 
Jul 2016

77000 mi

US $186
AC needed to be recharged. 
Nov 2016

84000 mi

US $386
Replaced ignition coil pack 5. Didn't fix the problem. Replaced coil pack 6, which fixed it. 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in Ohio, United States
Apr 2011 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

141000 mi

US $680
Two sensors were replaced. Fluid changed. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Alberta, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jan 2019
Aug 2012

72120 mi

C $356
Oil change & License Plate light fixture replacement. Mechanic couldn't install, but owner did in 5 minutes. 
Nov 2014

85500 mi

C $1100
Steering pump, gear replacements (recall and wear and tear) 
Jul 2015

91640 mi

C $560
Leaking valve cover, spark plug miss firing. 
Dec 2017

117180 mi

C $3220
Main engine seal leaking. Cost to change seals with the timing chain kit replacement only 500 more. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Mississippi, United States
Jan 2009 - Feb 2016
Feb 2013

50000 mi

US $500
Lost a lot of coolant as I was pulling into the driveway. I had the car towed to dealer and the Water Pump was replace under the 5yr/60,000mi Powertrain Warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Arizona, United States
Aug 2011 - Nov 2014
Sep 2012

46000 mi

US $285
a/c was not blowing to all vents. The sensor switch that told the a/c where we wanted it that needed to be replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2016 - Jul 2017
Apr 2017

109450 mi

US $3200
bushings and rear shocks replaced. Rebuild transmission 
Chevrolet Traverse in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2009 - Oct 2017
Sep 2010

14880 mi
The front right shock absorber would rattle at low speed over bumps. Shock replaced and problem solved. 
Sep 2013

45880 mi

C $180
Replaced the right front stabilizer bar end link 
Sep 2014

57660 mi

C $450
Check engine lit up because of a faulty purge solenoid on the gas tank 
Jun 2015

63240 mi

C $300
Rear wheel bearing was loose and seized, required a lot of work to remove. 
Jan 2016

63060 mi

C $300
rear left wheel bearing rear upper control arms needed replacement on both sides 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2009

2000 mi

US $30
Moaning in power steering. P/Strg pump ordered, not problem, in my opinion as a retired GM manager. 
Mar 2010

10000 mi

US $40
Trans shifting problem, sloppy shifting. Followed TSB and reprogrammed transmission, now working great. 
Jan 2012

41000 mi
A/C not cool. 1.25 pounds of freon gone. Evacuate and recharge system, add dye, inspect for leaks. No leaks found. Second time in 6 months. 
Apr 2014

77300 mi

US $550
no a/c. evacuate/recharge. no problem found. manual seat riser broken, would not hold seat in upright position. service tire pressure monitor system light on. 2 sensors in rear wheels were replaced. 
May 2015

86900 mi
A/C has been an ongoing problem. 5 repairs in the 88,000 miles, since new. This time, a/c was evacuated, recharged and an actuator was replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Mar 2010 - Feb 2018
Dec 2014

64000 mi
Transmission froze-up and wouldn't shift gears automatically. 
Mar 2015

72000 mi

US $200
Front struts locked; not re-cycling up and down. Both front struts replaced. Work was done under warrantee. Problem occurred during a previous visit when car was on a lift for over 4 hours. Evidently, debris fell into strut chamber. 
Jul 2015

77700 mi

US $86
Tire pressure valve indicator had to be replaced. 
Aug 2015

79000 mi

US $296
Front end struts had to be replaced due to collection of fluid inside both units 
Mar 2017

102800 mi

US $654
Needed to replace outer tie rod on left side that also required an alignment. Also replace break pads and rotors on front end. 
Sep 2017

114000 mi

US $512
Car does not run smooth. Hesitation when accelerating from light or going up hill. Diagnosed as needing new spark plugs and coils. Engine light has not come on and, therefore, a computer code was not available. Can"t make necessary repairs until engine codes are available. Cost of changing all the plugs and 6 coils is est. at $1200. 
Nov 2017

116000 mi
Replacement of torque converter 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

6200 mi
irregular shift pattern in transmission...still not fixed...have to take back for further investigation into problem 
Apr 2010

14260 mi
irregular shift patterns under little acceleration...feels like transmission wobbles at times mass airflow sensor the dealership switched my winter tires over to summer...when doing this they scraped every chrome wheel...dealership admitted their mistake and sent out every wheel to be refinished...rental car provided at no charge 
Jul 2010

17340 mi
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 
Sep 2010

19840 mi
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 Ontario, Canada
Apr 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

22320 mi
Squeaking in steering. Dealer believes it is rack and pinion problem and has ordered new assembly. They have also noted a suspected transmission fluid leak and added dye to figure out where it is when I take it in for steering work. Transmission seal leaking. Replaced $8 gasket under warranty. Replaced rack and pinion assembly. Apparently some gear teeth were worn/defective. 
Apr 2011

25920 mi
Rattling noises coming from left front wheel. Mechanic said it was a broken seal in suspension. Replaced both left and right side seals. Noises gone. 
Apr 2013

54860 mi

C $200
Squeaking while turning. 
Jun 2013

56420 mi
Jury still out on whether this is a problem. Car has been vibrating at certain RPM. Dealer says it's just fuel economy settings in transmission controls that are leaving the engine to chug instead of shifting down. Problem seems new to us. 
Apr 2014

69420 mi

C $300
Leaking strut, front right 
Mar 2016

88040 mi

C $1000
Swaying at highway speeds. Needed rear upper control arms replaced. Rusting had sped up deterioration of bushings. 
Jul 2016

91420 mi

C $2300
Mechanic noted front suspension problems during inspection. Strut leaking. Replaced assembly and stabilizer bar kit at same time. Muffler leaking. 
Aug 2016

92320 mi
Clunking noise during low speed steering. Mechanic replaced the parts they put in last repair visit at no cost. 
Mar 2017

92380 mi

C $1000
Suspension Control Arm, Lower Both **NO EXTRA LABOUR** Boot cracked upon removal of Left Front Axle Automatic Transmission Output Shaft Seal - Left Front 
Dec 2017

102920 mi

C $175
Car struggled to start at -27C. Replaced battery. 
Mar 2018

103540 mi

C $800
Engine mounts replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
Sep 2012

81000 mi
Check Engine light code was emission system vent solenoid. Transmission in reverse was apparently dumping metal into the transmission, causing other gears to slip or not engage at all. Had to use manual to override and skip 3rd gear on more than 1 occasion. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
May 2009 - Feb 2012
Jun 2011

24000 mi
Squeaking noise in steering 
Feb 2012

35000 mi
Unclear if squeaking noise in steering still present when traded, since only squeaked in hot weather. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Puerto Rico
Sep 2013 - Dec 2016
Jul 2014

45500 mi

US $300
Rack and pinion damaged. Bushings damaged and motor mounts. Water pump replaced due leak after. Steering position sensor 
May 2015

54400 mi

US $120
Battery reasched EOL. Route 66 warranty refund 50% of total cost. 
Jun 2015

54000 mi

US $300
Low potency on low revolutions. Ignition coil #4 damaged. Also replace spark plugs. 
Sep 2015

58000 mi

US $150
Ignition coils #3 and #5 damaged 
Sep 2016

74000 mi

US $65
Joint seal damaged on exhaust system. Loss of engine power because that. 
Oct 2016

74500 mi

US $300
Engine and transmission mount points wear out 
Chevrolet Traverse in Colorado, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2015
Apr 2011

35000 mi
air bag light 
Jul 2013

78300 mi
Replaced water pump under warranty 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2009 - Jul 2012
Sep 2009

1200 mi
rear wiper motor failed 
Mar 2010

14000 mi
Crank position sensor caused the check engine light to come on. 
May 2012

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. 
Jul 2012

28000 mi
Stretched timing chains Check engine light related to stretched timing chains Noise from power steering pump. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2015
Jul 2013

52700 mi
Discovered large pool of red fluid under my car. Took it to local dealer and was told it was the water pump, which was under a recall. 
Aug 2013

53400 mi

US $200
AC was not blowing from the panel, everything blew out of the floor vent.  Right front window would not go up from the driver's side control. 
Oct 2013

55300 mi

US $150
Check engine light came on. Took vehicle to auto part store for free diagnosis and was told 1 of the 4 oxygen sensors was bad. Purchased new sensor and replaced the part myself. 
Jan 2014

57200 mi
Check engine light on. Auto part store unable to specify code. Dealer's service advisor unable to specify code. I looked at his computer and saw ignition voltage. I had battery tested at auto part store, it was bad. New battery fixed it... 
Mar 2014

58000 mi

US $175
There are four O2 sensors in the Traverse. I have no replaced two. 2 down, 2 to go. 
Jun 2014

60000 mi
August 2013 the window control panel at driver's seat replaced b/c front passenger window would not go up from driver's side. Now, rear driver's side passenger window will not go up. Window control panel on driver's seat replaced again. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
Dec 2014 - Jul 2015
Jan 2014

75000 mi
Water Pump went out on a trip with the family. Pulled into Chevy Dealership along the way. Repair was made that day. No cost to the customer since Warranty covered the repair. 
Jan 2015

US $2000
Valve bodies had to be replaced on Traverse or they could have replaced the transmission. I went with valve body replacement. Car has under 100,000 miles but is over the 5 year power train warranty period. 
Jul 2015

95000 mi
The Transmission Control Module needs to be replaced. Found transmission fluid leak on my garage floor, probably result of recent repairs. I was over it, moved on to a Dodge Grand Caravan. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Washington, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2015
Mar 2013

50000 mi

US $230
I noted hesitation to dealer, computer revealed multiple events, so they recommended fuel injector cleaning. Seemed to fixed the problem. 
Apr 2014

66500 mi
Water pump started leaking thru weep hole. Puddle underneath. Dealer replaced water pump under warranty. 
Sep 2014

73000 mi

US $300
Airbag light came on. GM says no comm with Airbag module. Standard and Extended warranty would not cover it. GM offered 1/2 of repair bill so I paid $300 
Chevrolet Traverse in Florida, United States
Jun 2009 - Jul 2018
Apr 2013

29200 mi
Dealer replaced both front stabilizer links. No charge under my extended warranty 
May 2013

29000 mi
Brake pedal squeaking. Dealer lubed. No charge under extended warranty 
Nov 2014

38000 mi
Replaced leaking water pump. Had to take back to dealer twice. First install had bad gasket I was told. Had clunking noise in steering when going over small bumps at low speeds. Replaced steering column bushings 
Dec 2014

39000 mi
Water pump leaking. had to return to dealer twice, first time repairs attempted still leaked. 
Mar 2015

40000 mi
Replaced the rack PN 22902261 because of noise and shock felt in the steering when going over a bump. Third time for various steering suspension issues in the last 6-9 months. 
Sep 2015

41000 mi
Replaced intermediate steering shaft. Was the fourth time with suspension or steering noises. I think they finally fixed them all. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Missouri, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2016
Jul 2011

38500 mi
Time belt had stretched and had to be replaced.  
Jan 2013

61000 mi

US $80
Actuator door for changing between defrost, dash and floor vents was no longer funtioning. 
May 2013

66000 mi
Transmission hesitating when shifting into this and fifth. 
Aug 2014

90000 mi

US $500
Power steering pump failed. 
Aug 2015

103400 mi

US $750
Check engine light was on and engine was running roughly. Faulty fuel injector was replaced. 
Jan 2016

86400 mi

US $250
Transmission was hanging on shifts, and was also sometimes unable to shift into lower gears on highway during passing situations. Transmission reflash was completed first, then wave plate was replaced. 
Mar 2016

110000 mi

US $45
HVAC was only blowing hot air. Blend door actuator was replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2011 - Nov 2014
Jun 2011

30000 mi
SES light came on and scanned code P0008. Took it to dealer and they applied TSB. 
Feb 2014

51200 mi

US $450
Power steering pump 
Oct 2014

58000 mi
Engine Timing Chain replaced under warranty HVAC actuator replaced. No ac in front only warm air. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Apr 2009 - Feb 2012
Apr 2009

400 mi
Air Bag service light came on. Dealer represents Internal PPS Module Failure. There were no parts availble. Pulled passager seat from other car on the lot and replaced. Module most be enbedded in the seat? Issued resolved under new car warranty. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

15500 mi
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 Michigan, United States
Dec 2008 - Jan 2012
Apr 2009

3000 mi
Had a floor mat retention clip re-installed because it had become detached(very minor). 
May 2010

15000 mi
HVAC Actuator diagnosed as slow - causing slow changes between heat and A/C. New parts ordered.  
Jan 2011

31300 mi
Timing chain stretched. Engine was removed from car, timing chains were replaced, engine was put back into car. 
Oct 2011

34500 mi
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. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2015 - Jan 2018
Nov 2016

90000 mi

US $30
Emissions related sensor 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2015
Feb 2011

23000 mi
Timing chain replacement 
Mar 2012

36000 mi
Rear tailgate hydraulics were replaced. 
Jun 2013

54000 mi

US $900
Replace front struts and springs 
Jul 2014

67300 mi

US $500
Replaced damaged left front wheel hub 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

8000 mi
Cam actuator fouled due to "dirty oil" after 8k miles. Oil life meter indicated another 15% oil life. Actuator replaced under warranty. 
Dec 2010

20000 mi
Replaced engine valve actuator for 2nd time due to sludging. Oil-life indicator not reliable. Mechanic recommended switching to synthetic oil to reduce sludging. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Georgia, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2017
Jun 2013

60000 mi

US $100
Compressor replaced, AC charged. 
Aug 2013

61000 mi

US $48
Rear tailgate supports 
Jan 2015

69000 mi

US $100
Diagnosed carbon build-up and misfires. Did not have $250 service. 
Sep 2015

81000 mi

US $100
Needed new struts 
Jul 2016

92200 mi

US $100
Struts Freon low 
Chevrolet Traverse in Saudi Arabia
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

12400 mi
engine light on dashboard 
Chevrolet Traverse in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2015
Jul 2010

22000 mi
Vanity mirror on passenger side warped. Dealership replaced the entire passenger side visor. Driver's seat lumbar support would not deflate. Parts replaced. Panel on driver's seat with controls for seat, lumbar, etc., did not fit properly. Part was reassembled correctly. Driver's side floor mat anchor (part that stays in the floor) broke. New anchor installed. Steering wheel squeaks when turning, sometimes louder than others. Part ordered. 
Mar 2011

32000 mi
The vehicle was due for an oil change (computer said 5% and the "change oil" message was displayed). After changing the oil, the check engine light has not come back on. Possible that fresh oil fixed the problem. 
Aug 2011

41000 mi
Squeaking when turning steering wheel, noticed a very long time ago but not repaired due to parts not available for a day and dealer's reluctance to keep vehicle over night. Vehicle finally repaired by replacing the steering rack. Hinge on driver side vanity mirror cover broke. Dealer replaced entire visor. Air conditioner often blows only cool air. One day it worse fine, the next it hardly works at all. It worked fine the day the dealer had it. Suspect the condenser fan and plan to return vehicle to dealer in the next week. 
Apr 2012

47700 mi
Check engine codes indicated problem codes from the crankshaft position sensor and camshaft position sensor. Diagnosis is worn timing chain. 
May 2012

50000 mi
Replaced timing chain under manufacturer's 100,000 mile powertrain warranty. 
Oct 2012

55800 mi

US $100
Water pump leaking, replaced. Air conditioner intermittently does not cool. Replaced two hoses, still not cooling. 
Aug 2013

70000 mi

US $100
A/C system had only 1.5 lbs of refrigerant. Dye test revealed leaking front evaporator. Evaporator replaced. 
Jun 2014

83000 mi

US $74
Passenger side sun visor mirror door broke. (2nd time.) First time was repaired under warranty. This time, I ordered the part (new) online from a Chevrolet dealer and installed it myself. 
Nov 2014

89700 mi
Power steering occasionally (some days often) has no power when moving from a stop. Fortunately, right before I took it in we received a letter from Chevrolet offering to replace the power steering pump at no charge. Problem fixed. 
Dec 2015

102000 mi

US $410
Leak in radiator tank. Radiator replaced. (Attached to A/C condensor, so removal and replacement of freon is part of the job). 3.5 hours labor. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2017
Feb 2011

20400 mi
The oil change life sensor had to be reprogrammed. 
Sep 2016

45000 mi

US $150
a/c evac and recharge dye to find leak 
Nov 2016

56200 mi

US $3200
Rebuilt transmission due to metal filings from wave plates GM knew this and extended the transmission warranty but never notified me shop filled out paperwork to forward to gm. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Maryland, United States
Feb 2009 - Aug 2011
Sep 2009

10000 mi
Paint on rear passenger door bubbled. Front passenger dash trim warped and protruding from dash.  Trim was to be replaced at previous trip and was not replaced as advised. Request for trim piece to once again be replaced. More damage done to trim piece from mechanic looking/fooling with piece. 
Feb 2010

18500 mi

US $40
Trim piece on console not fitting properly. Had to be replaced. But dealer says no means by which to properly fix the trim. I am stuck with a poor appearance on my dash/console.  
Sep 2010

29000 mi
Hand pillar on right front passenger side leaks when the vehicle gets wet, i.e. from rain or car wash, etc...  
Jul 2011

43000 mi

US $150
Air conditioner was blowing warm air. Dealership detected vehicle low on freon, however, not able to explain reason for low freon as no leaks were detected. 
Aug 2011

43000 mi
Determined AC compressor was bad. It then caused damage to the evaporator. Electrical issue apparent, however, could not detect without exuberant expense to owner. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Michigan, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2011
Jan 2011

37000 mi
front door windows jumped going up and down. window frames replaced. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2009 - Aug 2014
Sep 2009

14000 mi
Rear view mirror screen had a line in it. Replaced the mirror 
Feb 2010

19000 mi
Rattle in the exhaust system. Squeaky steering wheel. Fixed rattle. 
Oct 2010

29000 mi
Squeaky steering gear. 
Aug 2011

39500 mi
Too much play in the steering wheel. They propely torqued the steering shaft. 
Apr 2012

43000 mi

US $395
Had to replace the drivers seat lumbar mechanism. 
Oct 2012

49000 mi

US $343
No heat on passenger side of vehicle. Rt temp door actuator stuck. Replaced RT temp door actuator. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2018
May 2012

46500 mi
timing chain cover gasket 
Nov 2013

67000 mi
water pump failed. Replaced under warranty. 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Traverse in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Sep 2011

30000 mi

US $278
Leaking Gas Cap. Gas Cap Replaced 
Feb 2014

76000 mi

US $110
Plate cover on torque bar that connects engine place wrong causing clank sound when accelerating. 
Jun 2014

80000 mi

US $266
Refrigerant leak, then AC compressor replaced 
Nov 2014

85000 mi
Squeaks turning steering wheel. Power steering pump replaced. 
May 2017

105000 mi

US $110
Warm air, AC recharged 
Oct 2017

108816 mi

US $1516
replaced rear a/c lines 
Nov 2017

111484 mi

US $304
no air coming from vents 
May 2018

116145 mi

US $5507
Shift problems 
Chevrolet Traverse in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2016 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

148800 mi

C $1224
Damage to the under-dash fusebox due to corrosion; shorted a couple of fuse sockets. Box needed replacement. Symptoms: rapidly dying battery, headlamps, turn/marker lights, wipers, door locks not working or inconsistent Damage to BCM likely as a result, rear-view camera not working, BCM not relaying all signals. BCM replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2015
Feb 2015

133700 mi

US $1700
Replaced struts 
Mar 2015

138000 mi

US $3700
Wave plate broken causing much damage. Complete trany overhaul 
Chevrolet Traverse in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2011 - Jul 2013
May 2012

84300 mi
Reprogrammed computer for check engine code. 
Jun 2012

86000 mi
Timing chain and associated components replaced. Water pump replaced as well. 
Nov 2012

98000 mi

US $300
Cracked Head bad o2 sensor 
Apr 2013

104200 mi

US $90
Oil leak from intake manifold. When the head was replaced the dealer didn't install the gasket that seals the intake manifold correctly. amplifier failure 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Feb 2015

62900 mi

US $299
Seized Rear Brake rotor 
Nov 2015

68400 mi

US $130
Rear stablizer water pump 
May 2016

72600 mi
The AC was recharged last summer and this summer was not working again. Dealer recharged the system with dye and thinks there is a small leak. It is currently working but needs to go back to check for leaks in the system. 
Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States
Feb 2009 - Nov 2014
Jan 2010

21000 mi
Rear Seat Belt Plastic shroud broke off. Dealer ordered part and replaced it. Part name: "Goes into". 
Jun 2011

62000 mi
Passenger Seat Sensor for Air Bag deployment. Determines if someone is in the seat or not. Module in seat went bad out of warranty. Air bags would not deploy. GM replaced module with a Good Will warranty. Thanks to GM. 
Aug 2011

65000 mi

US $92
Traverse would not start. Determined the issue was a FUEL PUMP CONTROL MODULE. It took two towed trips to the dealer to find out the problem. Called GM Customer Service. They offered Good Will Warranty. Accepted and appreciated. 
Oct 2011

70000 mi
AWD system MASS AIR FLOW DEVICE needed to be replaced. The DIC system in Traverse alerted to the problem, message that Stabilitrak disabled. 
Nov 2011

72500 mi
Stabilitrak error message back after 3 weeks. The wiring from the Mass Air Flow device was too short. Dealer lengthened the wiring to prevent shorts. Problem solved. Very Happy. 
Jan 2012

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. 
Jan 2013

84300 mi

US $200
Headlight bulb had to be replaced. Required to remove front air dam and inner wheel fender to access light bulb. 
Oct 2013

133000 mi

US $638
Original Water pump failed at 133K Miles. Check engine light on. Detemined that the Valve covers have to be replaced. Oil leaking into Fuel injection syetem causing Emissons. 
Jan 2014

115700 mi
CEL. First two trips to dealers replace oil cap and clean fuel system. Then say valve cover gaskets failed, possibly caused by clogged PCV. Allowed air to be sucked into engine, upset emissions. After repair by indy gas mileage has gone up. Check engine lite has come on and will not go off after repeated efforts. Now they have discovered that one side of the Engine burns leaner than the other. Shop took car to dealer, which found a partially clogged screen in one of the fuel rails. 
May 2014

144000 mi

US $285
Rear Sensa Shocks had to be replaced. Lasted 144K Miles. Shop simply replaced shocks and Traverse was back to normal handling. 
Nov 2014

153000 mi
Transmission Failed. Did not attempt to repair. Traded in for a used GMC Yukon XL. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2018
Sep 2009

6000 mi
Check engine light. Sensor on transmission replaced under warranty. 
May 2016

97000 mi

US $2400
evaporator coil had a leak that required replacement. Dash had to be removed to replace coil. Part $500, labor the remainder of cost. 
Aug 2017

120000 mi

US $1300
Power steering leaking requiring replacement. Leaking in linkage boots 
Sep 2018

124000 mi

US $4000
Replaced entire transmission. Third gear problem. Defective plate in transmission. Out of warranty by 4,,000 miles 
Chevrolet Traverse in Oklahoma, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2011
Apr 2010

29000 mi
timing belt/chain needed to be replaced 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Apr 2015

81000 mi

US $100
Got an oil pressure low, stop engine immediately. Oil was added but mechanic said it was the communication system acting up. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Oklahoma, United States
May 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

62000 mi

US $92
Front Ac is not blowing cold air (it does occasionally) rear air is working. Car was 1/2 pound low on freon had it charged. Worked for a day and then back to blowing air but not cold. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Manitoba, Canada
Jun 2009 - May 2018
Aug 2009

1240 mi
ABS lights came on, problem found to be bad electrical connection. Fixed first time. 
Jan 2011

12400 mi
'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. 
Dec 2011

26040 mi
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. 
Jun 2013

40300 mi
4 tires replaced under warranty due to noise and performance issues. Ties and struts also repaired as leaking. 
Sep 2015

62000 mi

C $200
Steering rack replaced. Luckily had extended warranty and only paid deductible 
Feb 2018

86800 mi

C $500
Replace brakes 
Chevrolet Traverse in Iowa, United States
Mar 2014 - Dec 2015
Apr 2014

65000 mi

US $300
Front stabilizer bar was broken in the middle. Mechanic was surprised to see it completely broke. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2017
Jun 2015

83000 mi
Transmission wave plates replaced for 3rd, 5th and R gears. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2009 - Feb 2013
Oct 2011

25000 mi
Power Steering Column Leaking 
Chevrolet Traverse in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2018
Dec 2009

2000 mi
High pitch whining noise present from under hood (driver side) when key left in accessory setting and when first starting up. Noise not present other times. 
Sep 2010

8000 mi
Household-type electrical outlet in rear replaced-not working. Also fixed seat belt recall and performed routine maintenance. 
Jun 2014

36000 mi
Steering rack failed and was replaced. Replace failed rear wiper arm. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2014
Aug 2010

14000 mi
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. 
May 2011

22000 mi
Brake pedal squeak - dealer tried, but did not fix Passenger air vent - replaced with broken part, new part ordered  Rattle in passenger door - fixed. Numerous rattle in dash now appearing - overall the car is not a quality car! New air vent installed. Brake pedal squeaking - not fixed Passenger air vent not working - replaced with another broken unit! The dealer had the car for a week to fix something simple. Rattle in passenger door - fixed New rattles in the dash - poor overall quality 
Nov 2011

29000 mi
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.  One week later, got an error code on the emissions system. Had the solenoid valve replaced. 
Apr 2014

55000 mi

US $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. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2016
Feb 2013

80800 mi
Started running rough. Engine light blinked, indicating serious problem. Design issue with spark plug tubes causing oil leak in head. Head re-machined for new tubes. 
Nov 2013

87000 mi
Original Motorcraft battery died instantly. 
Chevrolet Traverse in Virginia, United States
Aug 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

5000 mi
NAV unit would freeze console tray sliding door replaced 

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States
Oct 2010 - Feb 2015
Jun 2014

52000 mi

US $200
Broken rear spring replaced both rear 

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