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  1. 2011 Chevy Cruze BCM problems!!!

    General Discussion
    Hey. I have a 2011 chevy Cruze that recently has had flood damage. Well the bcm lays right in the floor broad and it got under water and ruined it. the bcm to get replaced threw the dealer ends up in the thousands because of the programming where it is all vin locked together. So what I am...
  2. 2011 Cruze Eco High Mileage - Please Advise

    General Discussion
    Hi all, Please advise. I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco with just under 144k miles. I purchased the car at 100k and have taken great care of it in my 3 years of owning. No major issues so far. I want to know how far this car can go as best I can without knowing how it was taken care of in the...
  3. 1.8L 2011 Cruze - Automatic Transmission Guidance

    Gen1 Service Issues
    1. Year, trim level, and transmission. 2011, LS, 6-spd automatic w/ manual up/downshift. 2. Miles on the car!!! 105k 3. Check engine light, airbag, or other warning light on or "Service [insert system here]" message showing? Has somebody told you the code if the check engine light is on? No...
  4. 1.8L 2011 Cruze - Surge When Idle & AC is On

    Gen1 Service Issues
    1. Year, trim level, and transmission. 2011, LS, 6-spd automatic w/ manual up/downshift. 2. Miles on the car!!! 105k 3. Check engine light, airbag, or other warning light on or "Service [insert system here]" message showing? Has somebody told you the code if the check engine light is on? No...
  5. 2011 vs 2012 1.4 engine

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello, I have a 2011 1.4 that needs a new head gasket. I found a short block from a 2012 1.4 for a great price. Doing some research online, it seems like they might not be compatible. Does anyone know the difference if any? Will it work?
  6. 2011 1.4T Cruze Flex fuel kit

    Bad News Racing
    Is there something available for the 2011 Cruze 1.4T? On your site THIS KIT DOES NOT WORK ON 2011 CRUZE"
  7. 1.8L 2011 Cruze - Exhaust Guidance

    Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello Team, I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze (1.8L) with 105k miles. My car was affected by a faulty thermostat that caused it to overheat while idling and/or running the air conditioner; when I was moving or turned on the heat, the temp gauge would drop back to normal levels. About a couple months...
  8. 2011 Chevy Cruze Transmission Rebuild

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Has anyone rebuilt their own transmission yet? Looking for any suggestions on all inclusive rebuild kits.
  9. 2011 Chevy Cruze RTng forward to talking Chevy Cruze

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi Ya’ll Picked up a 2011 Cruze with a 1.4L turbo. The 6t40 tranny was bad. The rest of the car was really clean. I just finished rebuilding the 6t40 tranny. Runs and drives very well. Looking for info on how to get to the actuator and gear for the defrost vent. Any info would be helpful...
  10. 2011 Chevy Cruze 1.8 P0328

    General Discussion
    So last week my check engine light came on. When I looked up the code, I got P0328 the knock sensor. Has anyone got this code before, is it a big job. I just got the intake manifold replace, so I'm hoping for a cheap fix.
  11. Owner of 2011 ECO chevy cruze, 6 speed manual

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Bought the Cruze 2 years ago and have been doing many repairs myself, from loss of power, to a coolant water outlet leak and broken HVAC defrost mode, of which a lot this forum helped me accomplish. Therefore I would like to be a member and share my experiences in return.
  12. Air intake 2011 Chevy Cruze

    General Discussion
    I am looking to add an aftermarket intake to my Cruze. It's a 2011 LS 1.8, however I am trying not to break the bank. What are some companys that won't leave me too poor?
  13. 2011 chevy Cruze 1.8 bad coils?

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    HELLo I’m new here. I just replaced my PCV valve cause i was getting this weird chirping sound. I notice that my third coil afternoon putting everything back on has oil coming from the top under the eco tech cover on top of the engine. I’m thinking I need to replaced the coils now sure since i...
  14. New with 2011 1.8 LT

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi from France, i just bought a 2011 Cruze 1.8 LT, black. I have a few questions about it, and considering they only sold around 300 Cruze in france, i have a lot more chance to find informations on the US forum !
  15. How reliable are 2012 MY 1.4T engines built in mid 2011

    Gen1 Powertrain
    I recently purchased a 2012 Cruze 1.4T which was first sold in August 2011,I have been reading about issues related to the pistons in 2011 built cruzes,would this issue be present in my 2012 MY cruze which was built in 2011?Does the issue only affect tuned cars or completely stock ones as well(I...
  16. Front Struts for 2011 RS sport suspension

    Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hi all, I am having a hard time finding a standalone strut or complete quick strut assembly to replace my original 2011 LT RS sport front suspension. I already made the mistake of assuming the standard strut would work , ordered it and found out they are way too tall. Anyone replace these ...
  17. 1.4l 2011 Cruze oil leaking through the oil cap.

    Gen1 Powertrain
    Hi for the past few months ive been having an issue with my cruze with 62k miles, where oil sprays all over or simply leaks out of the oil cap. I have replaced the oil cap twice which didnt fix the issue. Then changed the pcv hose followed by the camshaft cover. None of these fixed the issue. I...
  18. 1.8 2011 into 1.8 2012

    Gen1 1.8L
    I have an opportunity to buy a 2012, 1.8, with a manual transmission, motor is done, I also have found a extremely low mile 1.8 engine from a 2011, with an automatic. My thinking is that the engine should be the same, as long as the flywheel and flexplate are also swapped. Probably put a new...
  19. 2011 Cruze Eco 139k miles. Studder on Highway

    General Discussion
    Hello All, I live in Wisconsin and once that polar vortex hit my car would suddenly start surging and studdering with traction lights and engine light flashing. I read several posts and it was spot on to everyone with coil issue. I bought a brand new coil and plugs. The old coil was indeed...
  20. Looking at buying a 2011 LT2

    Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello all, looking at buying a Cruze and wanted some input on things to look at that may be problematic with these cars specifically. Used to own a 2009 Cobalt LT1 so I am familiar with Ecotec. 2011 LT2 1.4L Engine with 103,000 miles Two owner car (but first owner only owned it for a year so...
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