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Common Chevrolet Traverse Problems and the California Lemon Law

If your Chevrolet Traverse has recurring problems that won’t go away, it may be considered a lemon.

Under the California Lemon Law, a lemon is a vehicle with recurring problems that will not go away, despite a reasonable number of repair attempts by authorized repair facilities. These problems must negatively impact the use, safety or value of your vehicle.

Many owners and lessees of Chevrolet Traverse vehicles report problems that do just that. Learn more about common problems that 2013–Present Chevrolet Traverse, owners and lessees report in their vehicles. If one of these problems repeatedly appear in your Chevrolet Traverse, you may need to talk to a lemon law attorney about your case.

Engine Problems

The illumination of your Check Engine Light could point to any number of engine problems in your Chevrolet Traverse.

According to complaints submitted to U.S. safety regulators, common engine problems in these vehicles include reduced engine power, rattling, stalling, jerking, surging, shaking and smoking, and unintended acceleration. Those symptoms are problematic on their own. However, owners and lessees also have reported loss of power, a burning oil smell and even vehicle fires.

Electrical Problems

If you see multiple error messages on your dashboard, you may have electrical problems in your Chevrolet Traverse that shouldn’t go unaddressed.

Some Chevrolet Traverse owners and lessees are reporting electrical problems such as alternator failure, acceleration problems, battery issues, and vehicles shutting down while driving. If your Chevrolet Traverse experiences any of these problems, take your vehicle to your local dealership or authorized repair facility.

Seat Belts and Airbag Problems

If your “service airbag” light has illuminated on your dashboard, take your Chevy Traverse to a repair shop and make sure your airbags are in working order. Faulty airbags could put you at an increased risk of injury or death during a collision.

Chevrolet Traverse owners and lessees reported problems such as airbag sensor failure and, during crash situations, airbags failing to deploy. To make matters worse, seat belt problems such as failure to latch, faulty brackets and malfunctions during crash situations could put occupants at an even further risk of injury or death.

Transmission Problems

Transmission problems are common in lemon law cases. Your Chevrolet Traverse may be no exception; if it has repeated problems that seemingly won’t go away, it may be a lemon.

In California lemon law cases, common transmission problems may include shaking, shuddering, jerking, surging, vibration, shifting problems and transmission failure. According to complaints submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, surging, jerking and transmission failure are rather common. In particular, Chevrolet Traverse vehicles may surge while in reverse, among other problems.

Brake Problems

Repeated brake problems may be a sign that your Chevrolet Traverse is defective.

Brake problems may be a result of faulty brake sensors or brake boosters. However, other signs of brake problems may include unintended acceleration, brakes not working as intended, or even unexpected noises when you depress the brakes.

Whatever the case, unchecked brake problems will make your vehicle unsafe to drive.

Steering Problems

Recurring steering problems may make your Chevrolet Traverse difficult to control. According to complaints submitted to NHTSA, this particular model is known to have power steering problems, such as hose leaks, pump problems, diminished steering and power steering failure. If your steering wheel makes noises while turning, or if it wobbles while you accelerate, you may want to get your steering wheel checked out.

However, if recurring problems occur in your vehicle that will not go away, you should consult a lemon law attorney about your situation.

Contact a California Lemon Law Attorney

If problems persist in your Chevrolet Traverse despite multiple repair attempts, your vehicle may be a lemon.

Owners and lessees of “lemons” or defective vehicles are entitled to cash compensation, a vehicle replacement or a lemon law buyback. Knight Law Group has helped thousands of lemon owners and lessees obtain these rewards under the California lemon law with a success rate in excess of 99%.

Don’t go through the lemon law process alone. Our experienced lemon law attorneys can provide legal representation at no up-front cost to you. If you want to learn more about the California lemon law or have specific questions about your case, fill out our contact form or call us for a free consultation at 877-217-7676.

Lemon Law Help by Knight Law Group is an automotive lemon law firm that exclusively practices in California. If you are a California resident who purchased or leased a defective vehicle from a licensed dealership in California, we may be able to help you get rid of your potential lemon and recover significant cash compensation. Model year restrictions apply: 2017–Present vehicle models only.

However, we cannot help those who reside outside of California or purchased their vehicle outside of California unless they are active duty members of the Armed Forces, nor will we be able to refer those to a lemon law firm in their states.

To learn more about the California Lemon Law and your legal rights, visit our guides on the California Lemon Law and Used Car Lemon Law for more information.

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