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  1. Gen1 Service Issues
    On Wednesday the 6th I'm getting ready to head to class and I remote start my car so that I can hop in and go. I gather my things and head out and get punched in the face with the smell of gasoline as soon as I get near the car. I see a large puddle... that's growing. I immediately turn off the...
  2. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a 2012 Chevy Cruze ls with a rough idle I have changed literally everything on this engine what else could it be at idle long term trim is 14.7-15.6+ any suggestions valve cover done purge valve changed new head new phaser new vvt solenoid new cam sensor ???? Sometimes engine will take a...
  3. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello All, I have a 2013 Cruze with the 1.8L Motor and Automatic Transmission, 6T30 I believe. Has 83K miles. I have recently encountered an intermittent jerking feeling while the car is idling in Drive, I usually notice it when I am at a red light. This usually only happens when the car is...
  4. Gen1 1.8L
    What are some good ways to make more power on the 1.8l? without sacrificing too much fuel economy
  5. Gen1 1.8L
    Cannot find this info anywhere. It would seem too easy to just swap any 6T40 over to work. Apparently from researching, a 2JFW tagged trans will not work if the car had a 2CZW trans. I know the gear ratios are different , but what about other same gear ratio IDs that are a different ID name? The...
  6. Cruze Owner Projects
    Project 1.8 Turbo (Turdbo) I'm back, after a long time not owning a Cruze. Bought a 2012 1.8 LS with manual trans in 2016. Got an itch for a turbo 4 cylinder project. Thought about going the Honda route, but 'Merica, uniqueness, and with these times, I thought "why not turbo what I have, my...
  7. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    What up gang! Been a long time. I'm Matt. Joined in 2011 when I got my 2011 LTZ RS new. Sold that and here I am in 2020 to post about my daily driver 2012 LS 1.8 that I'm going to turbo... Keep an eye out.
  8. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hello everyone. I’m new here but I didn’t see a thread for my specific scenario. I’ve got a 2012 1.4L, VIN C 8th digit with a cracked engine block and I’m looking into swapping the engine. I want to make this process as easy and compatible as possible. The problem I’m running into is all the...
  9. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello, I have a 2013 LS 1.8 and I believe I have a leak coming from the o-ring on this part. Link To Part on Rock Auto. I'm pretty sure its coming from the end that has the 2 bolts that meets the thermostat housing, so I am looking at replacing the pipe. However, the other end in concerning to...
  10. Gen1 1.8L
    I have a 2011 Cruze 1.8L VIN H, LUW. I found a 2013 with a 1.8L VIN G, LWE. What is the difference between these engines. Why do interchange programs say they don’t fit? How can I make this engine work in my 2011?
  11. Gen1 1.8L
    So I just recently purchased a 2011 Cruze with a 1.8 engine I love the way the car drives but Im trying to register it but it wont pass smog due to a Permanent DTC code of P0442 stored does anyone know how to remove the code there is no CEL light active and hasnt been anything issue with it...
  12. Gen1 Service Issues
    Edit: please still read, I just turned it off for 2 minutes, back on, and my power is back and it’s not loud anymore. Could be some sensor acting up or some weird electronic engine control be on the fritz? Edit 2: been good for the next 4 hours All of a sudden after stopping and idling for a...
  13. General Discussion
    Hi folks! New member here. Owner of a 2012 Cruze 1.8 with 66k KM (around 41k miles) I live in Central America (Guatemala), I bought my car new in the local GM dealer. Probably I am the first user in central america that posts something here. One month ago I started with the classic PCV issue...
  14. Gen1 Powertrain
    So awhile back, my check engine light came on. I checked the codes and there was three that related to my thermostat. I talked to the auto store guys and they said its pretty common to replace them because they are originally made of plastic and tend to crack. I did some research on my own and...
  15. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    hello guys, I would like to know if there is any update for this version of mylink. Thank you:happy:
  16. Cruze Parts
    Hello, would be very interested for an Air Intake for the Chevy Cruze 1.8 (Philippine-Spec). Let me know of any offers.
  17. Gen1 1.8L
    Hi all. I am having trouble removing the exhaust manifold from my 1.8 Cruze. I have followed the below instructions and the manifold is free but its obstructed by those AC hoses and I cant pull it up and out or down. I just need to remove it so I can replace the gaskets/seals on the oil cooler...
  18. Gen1 1.8L
    1.8L Turbo build Starting soon.
  19. Gen1 1.8L
    Chevrolet Cruze Supercharger Kit Electric Cruze Turbo Charger Bolt On I came across this link while in search of some performance upgrades, need some advice, tips, anyone check this out or anyone have it, any helpful advice would be great! Even any other sites for performance parts! Thank you all.
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