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In this video I have a look at a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse 3.6 that was dropped off with a customer complaint of, stability light, traction control light, ABS light and engine light on. They also noticed that the transmission would not shift. Let's have a look. -Enjoy!
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46 thoughts on “Chevy traverse: no communication w/ transmission control module”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars mike r says:

    My uncle has a 2013 chevy traverse ltz and it is a no crank no start no gauges it says service airbag service traction control service stabilitrac and the dtcs are u1511 p1682 p2535 also has no locks and no windows

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Edwin Solorzano says:

    Those the transmission for a 2012 requires reprogrammed ? Junkyard told its needs reprogrammed

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jason Tuttle says:

    Enjoyed your video. Now to see if this is my issue as well….

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Daniel Nolley says:

    I think this is what's wrong with my 08 Buick enclave CXL yesterday I was driving and then out of nowhere bit just wouldn't move anymore no forward and no reverse and no communication with the transmission had to have it towed home

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars jorge martinez says:

    Thank you Eric, this video just saved me a bunch of money I was about to buy a tcm for my 2011 traverse. I had the exact same issue!!

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joey Bourgoin says:

    Thank you for this video, me and my family are on vacation in North Carolina in my wife's traverse had the same problem. Your video was awesome to help me fix it in the parking lot of the condo we were renting. Thank you so much save the trip to the dealership.

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bill Smith says:

    Today's JOKE : A guy walks into a shop . They are not to well trained . He says : I have CAN BUS trouble . The shop says : I don't know anything about the 🚐 BUS to Canada . Why don't you call Greyhound ?

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tyler Parker says:

    Your brain must be incredibly dense. Because your head seems to be of a normal size. Gosh youre sharp my friend

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Mike McDowell says:

    Outstanding track down. My 12 Traverse had the EXACT same fault. Only thing I did different was solder in a splice wire in place and finished with heat shrink.

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Josh Voth says:

    Amen on the crimp and seal connectors. There's nothing worse than a cold solder joint that fails inside a heat shrink connector.

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars KRTube75 says:

    I always squeeze to hard and split the plastic. Stopped using them and switched to a lineman's splice with waterproof shrink tubing.

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joshua Hay says:

    What’s the odds of having a faulty wire on the inside of a wire loom/jacket if the appearance of the loom/jacket is clean with no damage? Deciding whether to remove the whole tubing or not.

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Shane Harrison says:

    They were probably intimidated by the daunting task of searching it out

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Shane Harrison says:

    Gotta love those left handed tape jobs .

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Gary Stenshorn says:

    Just got this issue on my wifes 2012 Chevy traverse code u0101 and found this video After work was done But I ended up taking it to the dealer and instead of it being a melted wire the now call it a Corroded wire issue so it would not be covered under any Warranty.

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Chuck Norris says:

    Step one….pop hood. Nope crack a beer

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars aterack833 says:

    Bigclive did a video on those heat shrink solder connectors before I even got a chance to waste my money on them, now I’ll never know if they would have been good enough for what I do or if there is a way to get good adhesion on them because it’s too much of a risk to knowingly go against Clive and his review, if I watched everything he puts out and all of project farms videos and remember the results, I’d be able to afford shoes that seem the best when watching rose anvil videos XD

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Justin Gamel says:

    Awesome

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Randy Farley says:

    love watching you diagnose problems, you are a true craftsman!

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Martin Hernandez says:

    You're an amazing mechanic man. been a mechanic for like 10 years and you still make it look so simple. I just wish I knew electrical systems more. I always have to look up numbers and all.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars jorge fernandez says:

    I will have to buy those connectors and the torch. You are the cat's meow!👍👍👍

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Randy Anderson says:

    Description says Chevy Traverse but Eric O said Chevy Equinox.😳 There's your problem lady!

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tim Ramich says:

    It's not the type of solder. It's just solder. It alloys with the wire and the whole thing becomes brittle and doesn't tolerate the shaky environment of a car. I've learned over the years to just stop being a soldering nerd and to just crimp things. Quicker and better.

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Skylar DeLaney says:

    Heya, Eric! What's your view on the LGBTQ+ Comm? It is June now after all, and it is pride month. I do enjoy your videos but I think the transgender remark was a little uncalled for without any context.

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars harley leeps says:

    Thanks Eric O! Long time fan of the channel. Well today this is exactly what I found wrong with my wife’s 2012 Traverse. The way it acted and with all the lights on you would have thought the thing was ready for scrap.

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Donnie Robertson says:

    Great job again like always

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars MeTwoFirst says:

    My trunk only opens 1 out of 20 or so pushes maybe sometimes – drive & push the switch & the odds go 1 out of 4 – my car is like my ex wife – except cheaper

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars AJ Clark says:

    South Main Rock Hard Auto. Love it bro!

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Craig Roth says:

    I love it when you brought out "Bob"!!!

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars planetrob555 says:

    So you like Good Mythical Morning / Rhett and Link??

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars kwasi Alex says:

    hey what brand are those green and black t-handle nut drivers

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars THOMAS SHAFFER says:

    How sharp was that connector edge to chafe the wire? I always use the smallest quarter drive short socket that matches tape width. You're a sharp troubleshooter!!!

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars A Physics Professor says:

    Chevy Traverse owners outside of manufacture warranty need hazard duty pay.

    Edit: Wait. A 2010 still on the road. Whoa. New record for Chevy Traverse. Off course its probably had at least 1 warranty transmission repair …

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Steven S says:

    Connector designed to accept suitably sized poly loom….. poly loom stops short, wire looks to have rubbed on connector housing. Fantastic engineering 😶

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars PAULY'S AUTO says:

    Bro, first thing I was thinking was you gotta blown "trans gender" fuse on that General Moneymaker…but then I was in disbelief when I seen you had a bright light when you poked your test thingy in there.

    But duuuude you totally found her by goin down and giving her the good old "spreadaroo" and given her a little extra lovin' down there.

    BTW, it always comes out the front when you are doing it correctly 😂😂😂

    Agreed on the solder connectors…I've found they are not the general go to and are far more dickin around!

    Ohhh poor Dick, his name is always used to describe poorly made products.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Remco W says:

    "GM forgot to put the battery in the car" – that's funny stuff. Audi Q7 engineers did the same thing. They are a bear to get to. Thanks, Eric. Always good to watch.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Trembling One says:

    Nice work Mr. O.
    I concur about crimping, nothing like a good mechanical crimp for wires in my opinion.