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  1. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hello, i’d like to start off by saying that I own a 2011 cruze lt 1.4t, the car has 121k miles on it, i’ve owned it since 89k, I have put a few mods into it and plan to do more, my current mod list is, a trifecta tune, zzp cold air intake, a boost gauge, and I have the post cat and resonator cut...
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I am having issues with my wiring, getting codes for map/iaf/maf. A shop told me that the map data was disappearing off of the computer they hooked up. Me and my friend have ruled out plenty, and now we are down to chasing down any wires that could be effecting it. I am looking to see if...
  3. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I live in Texas where the roads are in pretty poor conditions to begin with, but when I'm slowing down after going 85-90 I get a rumbling in the steering wheel and a grinding sound coming from the front right. I'm not braking hard or anything, just a gradual deceleration. It only does it if I go...
  4. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    So I have been having an on and off problem with the code P0299 popping up on trips, but like I said occasionally. Over the course of about a month this issue became worse until I decided to just replace the wastegate seeing if it would fix the issue. Somehow I accidentally ripped a tube going...
  5. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Less than a week ago I had to have my check valve gasket replaced after my car had been leaking oil around the check valve cover for a few weeks. A couple days later I realized it was still leaking (alot less) but this time it was coming from the oil filler cap.. I figured it'd be an easy...
  6. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a CEL for po128 and have wondered whether i need to replace a thermostat or coolant temperature sensor. I originally thought i would need a new thermostat although the heater in the vehicle is working just fine. The only thing that I have noticed is the coolant temperature gauge has not...
  7. General Discussion
    Hi! Been looking at a possible diagnosis and I’ve seen everything from thermostat, to water pump, to head gasket etc. I’ll provide as many details as possible. My Cruze is the 2016 LT 1.4 turbo. 93k miles. Had the dreaded turbo failure back in February. Everything was fine until a month ago...
  8. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I recently bought the Racer X Fabrication Intake Manifold with PCV fix kit and I’ve had a hard time figuring out how to install it It comes with directions but I’m not sure about certain things like cutting the brake booster line to basically retrofit it I’m trying not to mess it up but I can’t...
  9. General Discussion
    Hello my names Corey has anyone done a engine swap. I have a 2013 1.4 turbo engine with 101000 miles bad head. So I found a 2.0 Diesel engine. The Cruze with the 2.0 has no title and can get the whole car I’ll probably need the computer and everything from the parts car and fuel tank and lines...
  10. Cruze Vehicle Sales
    Photo album: 2015 Chev Cruze 2LT 1.4L Turbo $4500 CAD 160,000km 6spd manual Cruise A/C Leather Bluetooth Hitch We are listing this as a mechanic's special and here's why: -It has the 1.4L Turbo Ecotec engine (look them up to get a feel for their "quirks") -Cruzekits.com v3 fix kit has been...
  11. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    has anyone ever tried this or know what other 1.4 would work for a 14 cruze 1.4?
  12. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I have a 2011 cruze LTZ with 1.4 turbo VIN 9, 8th digit automatic transmission. I bought an engine I was told was for my luj, I was sent a 1.4 from a 2019 Trax(no turbo connected). Most of what I have read says this will not work in my car, but I also read that if I use my old turbo and intake...
  13. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello everyone! First time poster and new to the website. I have a 2014 Cruze 1.4L RS LTZ with approx 92,xxx miles. My issue started a little over a month ago and the car has been in and out of 2 different service shops (including my dealer) since. One time driving I smelled something odd, so...
  14. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Ive been reading couple differnt threads already, if anyone knows of the best thread to point me to thatd be great. So the problem ive got 1.4 turbo swapped in day ago, does the ecu have to be from that motor i swapped in or can i use original ecu from the car. Motors are the same. Tries to...
  15. Buy/Sell Classifieds
    Looking for parts for 2014. 1.4 turbo Ready to build finally. Interested in pretty much every part possible. I have an intake already, looking for all other go fast goodies. Send me what you have and prices.
  16. Gen1 Powertrain
    Quick question. Does anyone know if the head on the Volt 1.4 is the same as the head on the Sonic/Cruse 1.4?
  17. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello! I was told that after 60K miles I should use a thicker engine oil, since my car started to make a “click” sound coming from the lifters. I know the 5W-30 is recommended for Cruze 2011 1.4T. However, I’d like to know if can change to a thicker oil or should stick with tje 5W-30
  18. 2015 Cruze LT: Too Many Issues to Count

    A true love-hate relationship. New motor at 83k and now I am stuck!
  19. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi guys! Could you please help me to know which spark plugs are the best for my Cruze 2011 1.4 Turbo? I saw online the NGK Laser Iridium IFR7X7G but not sure if will fit. Any recommendation? Also if you could help me with the calibration. Thanks
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