So I looked it over got onto forums like this one and did some homework investigating. And doesnt start up as easily. You should have the fuel pressure checked and if the fuel filter has not been changed recently, get that done too. Generally timing chains last so that they only need replacement at engine overhaul and it is not an economic proposition to have to replace a chain unless some relative degree of engine work is also required at that time. The contact stated that the vehicle was included in a three year unlimited warranty through the engine manufacturer.
I waited until December 2016 to have the work done, under my own expense, the total came to 3087. . Didnt sound to bad but definate power loss. To my horror i was was told in order to replace the chain the whole engine had to be taken out! How to change a timing chain with pictures wikihow image titled change a timing chain step 2. Could not be turned back on. The shift linkage, complete engine harness, upper and lower hoses, and fuse box just all come out just to name a few. Chevrolet Traverse in New York, United States Feb 2009 - Mar 2017 Feb 201132945 km The oil change life sensor had to be reprogrammed.
The approximate failure mileage was 113,000. I had to coast to the edge of the road and then push it into a parking lot. Cost of changing all the plugs and 6 coils is est. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. I barley made it to exit and had to stop at gas station across from the one her ride was at. Apr 201027106 km Replaced timing chains.
Dealer lengthened the wiring to prevent shorts. Good Luck and hope this helps, Others will have different ideas. Design issue with spark plug tubes causing oil leak in head. When we brought it in the dealer had no clue about it. Chevrolet Traverse in Illinois, United States Sep 2009 - Apr 2014 Aug 201022581 km Heard a noise from the steering column.
In addition, the warning indicators for the air bags, service engine, and low beam headlights shorted several times. They had the job done in less than 8 hours. Transmission in reverse was apparently dumping metal into the transmission, causing other gears to slip or not engage at all. Well, I have no choice but to get it fixed, but has anyone else with 2011+ Acadia had this same issue? Its just not worth the poor fuel economy or expensive mechanical repair unless you have a steady income and money saved up. Got it checked needed timing belts,repaired with the dealer not honored under warranty. The vehicle was towed back to the dealer who indicated that further diagnostic testing was required.
Dealer replaced water pump under warranty. The trans cooler lines and power steering cooler lines have to be disconnected. I have a 2011 Traverse with 101900 miles. Dealer says it's just fuel economy settings in transmission controls that are leaving the engine to chug instead of shifting down. There are videos on youtube that show you step by step what needs to be done. While driving it home the engine light came on.
From the day we bought it, we kept up with proper maintenance. Right front window would not go up from the driver's side control. Sensor on transmission replaced under warranty. The contact stated that there was an abnormal noise coming from the vehicle. .
When other customers having the same problem. Jul 2015153226 km The Transmission Control Module needs to be replaced. Diagnosed as needing new spark plugs and coils. I was told it does not. Took it to local dealer and was told it was the water pump, which was under a recall. One week later, got an error code on the emissions system. With 86,000 miles on October 31, 2016, the engine dies.