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  1. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I am seeing some leaks on the side of engine. Not seeing much decline in oil level. Coolant line is fixed very recently. Any advise would be great help. Thanks in advance.
  2. Gen1 Service Issues
    Last week I noticed that my 2014 1.4L was leaking coolant from what appeared to be the thermostat housing (ended up being cracked). This solved the majority of the problem but there is still a slight leak. See the imagine below, It is now leaking right between the water pump and thermostat...
  3. General Discussion
    I have a small coolant leak. Recently replaced the connection manifold and other parts, due to a visible to the floor leak. Since then (3-4 months) there is a definite loss of coolant--about 8 ounces or so every 500 miles. When I get out of the car after driving for 20 minutes or more, there...
  4. Gen1 1.8L
    Hello Guys. I am an owner of a 2012 1.8L Chevy Cruze. I had faced coolant leaks before which was caused by the Reservoir tank,which I had replaced and all was well until the past few weeks. When I check my coolant level every week, it seems to be loosing coolant at half the level of the...
  5. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a 2013 Chevy Cruze LTZ 1.4L that just was serviced for water outlet and upper and lower radiator hoses. Rat chew threw the hoses. Rat is now dead. Took it for a drive and it ran fine after the service. I filled up my tank at 76 and drove home. An hour later, I drive to take-out and a...
  6. Gen1 Powertrain
    Just got my 2016 limited ls back from the shop after over a month. Ended up swapping the entire engine to get rid of P0011 code. New issue is the engine not warming up. Drove 40 miles home from work and the gauge never moved off of the lowest temperature. Check coolant and everything and notice...
  7. General Discussion
    I have a 2013 Cruze 1.4 turbo, 6 speed. I know there have been common issues with the cooling fan, specifically the resistor failing. Mine seems to fail within a year of replacement. I have been replacing them with a Dorman brand unit from O’Rielly (lifetime warranty, thank goodness). It is a...
  8. Gen1 Service Issues
    So about 8 weeks ago I did a coolant change using the Valvoline Dexcool. Flushed using lots of distilled water Now there is obvious leaking on top of the housing and from the build up on one spot, to me looks like plastic plug that connects to some pipe or electrical harness which itself goes...
  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 Service Issues
    Hello everyone, I am very new here and am not very knowledgeable when it comes to vehicles, but I am eager to learn and I thank you in advance for any help you can provide. I have a 2013 LS Automatic Transmission with 75K miles in the U.S (Got it at 44K, have put mostly highway miles on since...
  11. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Quick overview. In order, these are the issues and parts that have been replaced on my wife's Cruze 1.4T. Valve cover do to vacuum leak/torn diaphragm. Oil cooler, mixed oil and coolant throughout. Needed to replace thermostat, coolant reservoir, water outlet, both coolant temperature sensors...
  12. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    my car started leaking over a month and i just imagines it was the water outlet like always so i changed it but realized that it was still leaking so i took off the heat shield for the turbo and found it dripping from this piece and i dont know the name for it.
  13. Gen1 Service Issues
    2011 Cruze 1.8 LS Just replaced the thermostat housing. Put it back together and have a coolant leak at the 90 degree elbow that plugs into the top stem. Upon examination, part of the old 90 degree elbow and the o-ring were broken off in the old housing. Having a hard time to find a diagram...
  14. General Discussion
    I should say up front, I am not VERY mechanically inclined, but I have done a lot of work to my Cruze. I need someone to baby walk me through this, meaning no abbreviations and I might ask for pictures of what you’re talking about! Please do not respond with “take it to a dealership/mechanic”...
  15. Gen1 Service Issues
    Today while my fiancee was on her way to work she called me to let me know her car was overheating so she turned on the heater. Even with the heater on, about every 30 seconds or so her car would overheat saying "AC off due to high engine temp." (this is while her heater is on, not her AC but...
  16. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Today while my fiancee was on her way to work she called me to let me know her car was overheating so she turned on the heater. Even with the heater on, about every 30 seconds or so her car would overheat saying "AC off due to high engine temp." (this is while her heater is on, not her AC but...
  17. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Joining this forum to keep up with issues concerning my Cruze. Had a coolant leak, dealer replaced water pump under warranty, and then a couple months later (out of warranty) the coolant outlet (cracked), expansion tank (cracked), and hose between them were replaced after I noticed a leak at the...
  18. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hey all, Checking to see if any of you have experienced this problem with replacing the Coolant vent hose. I have changed it but there is a part on the water pump that has an O ring, when i put the O ring where it should be it wont fit back in place for me to clip it. This video has the...
  19. Gen1 Powertrain
    So during the snow storm in south carolina, temps dropped to about 15 degrees in the morning and late evenings. Got the reduced engine power warning, service stabilitrac, blah blah. Engine code was P2135, which could have been the APP, Throttle body, or negative battery cable due to the weather...
  20. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hi all, new guy here. I just took my 2013 1.4 into the dealership to get my negative battery terminal replaced and to get a leaking thermostat housing repaired under warranty, and they came back and told me that I also had a moderate/severe leak in my turbocharger's coolant return pipe. They...
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