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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,195 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 302012


  • 79,000 miles


The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse equipped with Goodyear fortera hl tires, size: P255/65R18 109S. While attempting to start the vehicle, the low tire pressure warning indicator for the front passenger side tire displayed across the message board. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that the tire had dry rotted and had cracks. The technician filled the tire with air; however, the failure recurred on numerous occasions with all four tires. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15T002000 (tires); however, the vehicle was not included in the recall. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle failure mileage was 79,000 and the tire failure mileage was 100.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #3

Jun 252014

Traverse 6-cyl Diesel

  • 98,000 miles
The tire pressure monitoring system warning light wont go out. This light came on and flashed and then went off. We had the dealer check it, but they said that this was normal. It came on again a month later, but went off. It was checked by dealer again. A few days later it came back on and stayed on. The dealer keeps saying its a quirk in the system for the car, but this sounds like bs. It may be a failed sensor but it needs to be replace or corrected. This is a major safety issue because lack of adequate pressure in all four tires can cause an accident, especially when the system no longer tells you which tire is the issue.

- Falling Waters, WV, USA

problem #2

Dec 012010


  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Traverse. The contact stated that the vehicle only came equipped with Bridgestone dueler H/T 684 tires, line size 255/55/20. The contact mentioned that he was concerned for his safety because the vehicle would hydro plane and would not get any traction when driving on snow. The vehicle was taken to dealer who stated that the only tire available for replacement was a tire of the same brand and size. The dealer also advised that installing tires of a different size would void the warranty. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 5,000 and the current mileage was 60,000.

- Climax Springs, MO, USA

problem #1

Oct 012010


  • 26,781 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevy Traverse. The tire brand was Goodyear and the tire size was P255/65/R18. The dot was 4bxmardr. The contact heard a chopping sound coming from the tire on the drivers side of the vehicle while driving 40 mph. The contact had taken the vehicle four times to various dealers and had also contacted the manufacturer. The technicians did not diagnose the failure and stated that there was nothing wrong with the tires. The manufacturer stated that the contact needed to replace the tires if she was not comfortable with the sound. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 26,781.

- Houston, TX, USA

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