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Old 04-13-2013, 06:26 PM   #1
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2013 Chevy Traverse

Looking at a new Traverse. It needs to have 3 fuses pulled before being towed. Has anybody found a "creative" way to do this? 2 of the fuses are under the rear floor and the other is under the hood - poor access for all three. Sure would be nice if there was a simple way to remove power from these three circuits without pulling up the rear carpet.

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Old 04-13-2013, 06:47 PM   #2
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There are fuse switches that you can use to simply turn off the circuit. Search the forum for sources.

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Old 04-13-2013, 09:40 PM   #3
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The 2013 manual say to pull those fuses to prevent battery drain. I'm curious if you add a charge wire from the Moho do you still have to do this step. Perhaps the Acadia folks could also comment as I think these are similar.
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:35 AM   #4
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Thanks for the input. I did find the fuse switches and will see if I can make that work. Using the charge wire - if I understood posts in outer forums correctly that could be done but the car may then accumulate mileage when being towed and it may "confuse" some electronic. Still digging into that.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:30 AM   #5
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Disconnect the battery.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:52 PM   #6
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A remote control battery disconnect might be the simplest solution, e.g. the Battery Brain. But make sure the transmission will stay in neutral with no power - these fancy new trannys sometimes need power for their brain to know how to do the right thing. Maybe a call to GM tech support could get an answer.

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