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CHEVROLET TRAVERSE Problems with Engine

 
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2012 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2012 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2012 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (252 Complaints)
Date reported Nov 06, 2018
Location FOLEY, AL
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 2012 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Engine

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE. WHILE DRIVING 70 MPH, THE ENGINE SEIZED. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO COAST THE VEHICLE TO THE OFF RAMP OF THE HIGHWAY INTO A PARKING LOT. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE ENGINE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS THEN TOWED TO CLASSIC CHEVROLET CADILLAC (3855 EASTEX FWY, BEAUMONT, TX 77706, (409) 892-5050) WHERE IT WAS ALSO DETERMINED THAT THE ENGINE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED AND METAL SHAVINGS WERE FOUND IN THE OIL. THE CONTACT STATED THAT CHEVROLET ISSUED A REPORT THAT ENGINES IN THE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE METAL SHAVINGS, WHICH COULD CAUSE ENGINE FAILURE. ON TWO OCCASIONS, THE CONTACT POINTED OUT KNOCKING NOISES TO THE DEALER WHEN SHE BROUGHT THE VEHICLE IN FOR OIL CHANGES. THE MANUFACTURER STATED THAT THEY COULD NOT ASSIST. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 115,084.

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