A few bumps in the road with my Chevy
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    A few bumps in the road with my Chevy

    So I have a 2014 Chevy Cruze. First had a cel code p11d7 I beleive about the nox sensor butbthat went away now I have the def quality poor message so I contacted Chevy they say they only have one recall or warranty for the def tank but while I was researching about the Cruze I found a few more topics and information and the 1st upstream nox sensor I beleive and seen people have had that replaced and ECU reflashed, wondering if anyone has any other I formation about this because the dealer says it’s my nox sensor #2 and has to be replaced stated the sensor is 500 and they have to make sure everything is working right, I’m trying to avoid this 900 dollar bill if possible also names Paulie from Connecticut originally ny,also how do I get my hands on and order one of these make my life easier delete kits
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    @Paul107 If you haven’t read this one already, lots of info here:

    https://www.cruzetalk.com/forum/169-...h-install.html

    OZ still offers the “Special Edition” Gen 1 Diesel tuner but not the downpipe. A Google search will help you locate one of the few left out there, apparently becoming harder to find these days.
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    Thanks a bunch I was on oz tuner website didn’t mention about it being a special tune just a normal tune for 1g and found the down pipe from some diesel websites for about 250 also saved the how to from here so eventually within a week or so I’ll be calling them, for some reason or another from other diesel websites they have the same tuner from oz for a buck cheaper but describe it totally different any insight on this?
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    Sorry just rechecked oz and it is special custom edition efi live auto cal
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    So Paulie. how many miles on the car. Are you the original owner? If not, did you get the vehicle history? Also if not, did you do a VIN check for repairs and recalls. Remember, the dealership is there to make a lot of money from trusting and ignorant people. Do your research and figure out exactly what you are looking at. Oh, and welcome to the forum.
    My CTD had emissions quirks initially. But with the help of solid research and a service department advisor that wanted to see me succeed with the vehicle and be a repeat customer, my car has been rock solid for about 50K miles (not counting the DEF heater reservoir which is a weak link in the system which I replaced myself in under an hour for $165.)

    One more point is that these diesels are cars meant to be driven.

    Good Luck
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    Hello and no I’m not original owner car has 79000 on it and I called Chevy and did an online check and both said there were no recalls for my vehicle only about the def tank/reservoir I asked him if any recall warranty work was ever recorded based on the vin and he said there was to recall or warranty work to be done but now I got my car back emptied my trunk and found this it’s like crystallized dried exhaust fluid all over the place over wires down the well everywhere all over
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    Yeah all over and it seems to be leaking from the top of the white blue contraption guessing that’s the heater or pump
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    That crystallization doesn’t necessarily indicate a leak. The previous owner may have been less than careful when filling the DEF tank.

    It’s pretty easy to overfill and spill DEF. This would produce the same results seen in the pictures.

    Best way to confirm is to clean it up with wet towels, let dry thoroughly, then drive for a tank of fuel or two and see if any crystallization returns.
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    Only reason I’m assuming yes assuming leak is I just see fluid on top of the ring and just dawned on me whenever I parked at work or home I’ve always seen a white stain mark on the pavement at the rear of the vehicle I’ll definatley do all the cleaning and what not but this **** countdown thing sucks if it happens to be nox sensor anyone know which one it is in the rear, the sensor more towards henrear of vehicle or in front of it
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    There are two sensors toward the rear of the vehicle...NOX2 and the Particulate Matter Sensor. They both consist of a sensor and a module connected by a wire so they look similar.

    This thread (and the link therein) will help you identify each one and also how to replace.

    https://www.cruzetalk.com/forum/169-...sor-p11d7.html
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