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  1. Gen1 Service Issues
    So last night I went to start my car and it would crank, but not start. After a few tries, it finally started up, but then immediately died out. I kept starting it and letting it die and it eventually stayed running when I gave it a little bit of gas. I don’t have to continue to give it gas to...
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I’ve Recently had the Valve Cover Gasket, Termostate Housing and Hose, Engine oil Cooler, Map Sensor, intake Manifold, and New Battery installed on my Cruz, Early that morning I’ve had less than 1/4 of 87 gas inside the Tank, Which I refilled with 93 I was able to ride 25/30 miles to work Then...
  3. Fuel Economy
    2012 Chevy Cruze key is stuck in the ignition in the on position, I used the screwdriver in the steering wheel trick and that’s fine but I need a permanent fix. Any links or ideas? I can’t find a video to take the plastic assembly off of the steering wheel to get to the ignition. So anything...
  4. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello all, I hope you're doing well. I've quite a few issues with my 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Limited LT (50,000+ miles). I'll write my issues and any mitigating steps I've taken in a chronological order: - About a month ago, my car started rattling, and per a few YouTube videos it was very...
  5. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hello, everyone been having a problem with the coil pack.2014 Cruze 1.4T. Cylinder 1 keeps missing. Have swapped out two packs already and replace the spark plugs. First time it happens I chalked it to normal wear and tear. 85k miles in car. Did tune up replace plugs and coil pack. (AC Delco)...
  6. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi, I’ve got a P0420 code and the dealer said that it was my front catalytic converter. I have a little over 80,000 miles on my 14 Cruze and I need help figuring out what caused the catalytic converter to go bad. I changed the spark plugs at 74k just for a tune up and the classic ignition coil...
  7. Gen1 Powertrain
    I recently lost the ability to remove my key from the ignition or to move my car from park without using the over ride buttons. Any ideas why? Curiously, I was having an issue with the engine dying in extreme heat prior to this. The traction control warning would activate. My mechanic suspected...
  8. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have had a lot of problems with my 2013 1.4L. The newest issue is it has been trying to start itself, the first time it did it i was getting out at a restaurant and hit the lock button and the starter started to engage itself, no key in the vehicle or anything , it stopped on its own and i...
  9. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    So I was trying to replace my spark plugs on my 2013 cruze LS. I evidentally realized I'm heavily in need of some working out.. Over the last few years I've grown significantly weak.. Had to ask my husband for help. He misunderstood what I was saying for how to remove the coil connector and...
  10. Gen1 Powertrain
    I see an option for an ignition coil upgrade and some have ventured a DIY. Can someone explain how one would assess for an ignition upgrade? How does one monitor for coil drop of under load?
  11. Gen1 Service Issues
    I bought my 2015 Chevy Cruze LT1 in February, less than a year ago. For the last couple weeks, every once in a while when I’m driving my car it would sort of jerk a little bit, kind of like my car is jumping- that’s the only way I can explain it. It would do this mainly when I’m accelerating...
  12. Gen2 Powertrain
    With the LE2 Turbo so subjected to LSPI events. I was wondering how to know if you've had or are having one? Is there any noise associated with the event like way pack when unleaded gas first came out there was a distinctive pinging sound. I would think that if there is ignition before the...
  13. General Discussion
    Hello my wife has a 2013 Chevy Cruze and the other day the key got stuck in the ignition and won't come out of park. It starts and runs fine stays running I can get it out of park with the manual override and she's been driving it all this week that way. The battery reads 12.6 volts. The break...
  14. Gen1 Service Issues
    What's up people of CruzeTalk! Does anyone know the reason why my 2011 Chevy Cruze Eco strangely turns over a little rough when I start it at warm temperatures? The clunky start seems to be absent when the engine is cold, but when the engine is warm (like after shopping at the grocery market...
  15. Gen1 Service Issues
    The key is stuck in the ignition after the Theft System activated. All of the car lights won't turn on, and neither will the engine.
  16. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Does any one know if this will fit the Gen 1 1.4 engine? https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/BEL702571
  17. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello, I have been searching the internet for wiring schematics of the ignition coils and ignition system. Are there any GM technicians on here that would know where to find them? I have searched Chilton and Haynes with no luck. Thanks!
  18. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Noticed a high-pitched hum when the ignition is turned to on. Noticed this first after the Fleeze delete. Anyone else experience this? Sounds like it’s coming from the ECM area but hard to pinpoint. Posted video so you can hear the sound https://youtu.be/bjNx8N6HuMA Sent from my iPhone...
  19. Gen1 Service Issues
    Good day fellow Cruze owners; Two weeks ago I discovered an oil spot under my 2013 LT before I left work, once home I waited a couple hours and checked again, sure enough another spot. I called my dealer as I was intending on having brake service and plugs changed, so I described the issue and...
  20. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    ATTENTION!!! 1.4L rubber ignition "spark plug/coil boots" available separately Gotta love it!!! Some 8 ball didn't bother applying any dielectric grease to the ignition coil boots on my 14 Cruze 1.4L, not to mention torque the spark plugs, 2 were only finger tight!!! Upon removal of the coil, 2...
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