2011 Chevy Traverse wont start

Asked by Mar 26, 2017 at 03:52 PM about the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LS FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2011 Traverse will start up first, drive to store get
back in it wont start, if I wait 10-20 min. Will start
up. Took it to Sears and replaced battery it work for
2 weeks without problem took it back to them to
check cells on battery they gave me new battery
they checked it before installing now same
problem again. They checked alternator and
starter. Should I change battery cable? Dont know
what to do!

9 Answers

87,435

When it does not start, is it like the battery is low? Just some clicking?

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No clicking no light no nothing

87,435

It could be a bad battery cables, may want to try cleaning the ground wire on the other end away from the battery where it is attached.

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Ok thanks will let you know the outcome

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Guru5YVR...what was the fix. I'm having the same problem with my Traverse.

2009 traver 142000 miles, wek start > Replaed battery, alternator, still weak start

Need help with this issue. 2009 Chey Travers. Wick start. Took it to the dealer, they said it was the alternator. Replaced alternator, still the same. Replaced the battery still the same weak start. If it seat for about 1/2 hr it will start ok. But if try to start right after I shut it down it won't. Desperate Need Help....!!!!

87,435

NEWWAY11, possible bad starter and or battery cables, and or connections. Heat causes resistance so that is why it turns over when cool. Look at the ends of each battery cable for corrosion or defect. This also sounds like typical bad starter not wanting to work when hot, but works when cool.

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Take it to a dealer to have the computer, keys, key fob everything reset. With these cars if you change the battery without a memory saver, it erases everything off the computer (keys and key fob ) so using the original key or any key to start car won't work cause the vehicle won't recognize the key and will go into an automatic anti theft mode.

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