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  1. A/C issues ambient air on idle

    General Discussion
    I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze LS and noticed that during idle or in heavy traffic I start getting ambient air with AC on. I have replaced condenser, new ac compressor, and recently filled with Freon. On the move ac works great super cold but now that temps here in Phoenix are staying steady over 100...
  2. Wiper Judder Issues

    Gen1 Service Issues
    Does anyone else have issues with their Gen 1 Cruze wipers? Particularly on the drivers side blade, my blade does not run smooth across the windshield. It's like it skips/judders. I have tried numerous wiper blades, including styles and brands, and they all seem to have issues. The ones that...
  3. Cruze 2012 1.8 From PCV Issues to New Piston Rings

    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...
  4. Filthy Air Filter and DPF issues.

    Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    I have recently had issues with dpf plugged - engine power reduced and check engine light, etc. It went to the dealer and had a "service regen" performed in the parking lot. And it ran fine for another week and a half and set a code again... The vehicle has 18k miles and, yes, it is...
  5. Cruze 2010 tail light issues

    Hello all, my name is Brian and i am a new member in the UK. I have bought a 2010 Chevy Cruze (very cheap) with some issues. 1st is the tail lights do not work. all the lights at the front work and indicators work all round but have not tail or brake lights. i have checked all fuses both under...
  6. Starting Issues

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Help appreciated Owner of a 2011 Cruze 1.4. When starting I would get the occasional starter 'click'. Boost would usually do it. Replaced the starter - tried it and blew the 250amp battery starter fuse. Checked the wiring harness 'all good'. Figured the diodes in the alternator were on the way...
  7. Issues with Steering angle sensor after airbag clockspring replacement - RESOLVED

    General Discussion
    Hello Everyone! I am new to the forums and generally new to my Chevy Cruze. Purchased about 6 months ago, it was in a previous crash which most things were fixed other than the driver's airbag. It wasn't a major crash from what I know, though enough to deploy the one airbag. It is a 2013 Chevy...
  8. Slight shake and hesitation on startup

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Hello, Been on these forums for a while now and they've helped be on many different things with my car. But this car has been through so much the last few years (under warranty) but just recently about 2 months ago there was a slight oil leak coming from what looked like the bell housing took it...
  9. Strange Bluetooth issues

    Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2013 Cruze LT with the touch screen “infotainment” system. A few months ago and still currently I have an issue. My phone connects to my car, I get the blue icon on the cars screen and my Bluetooth on my phone is on. I can make calls with it but if I try to switch to Bluetooth audio...
  10. Radiator fan issues 2015 cruze

    Gen1 Service Issues
    Hey yall good day to everyone. So heres a bit of back story and my issue. Back a couple months ago my car started to over heat and came to find out the raditor was cracked.So we had a new radiator put in and shortly after that we notice the radiator fan would turn on when starting the car and...
  11. Cooling System Issues

    Gen1 Powertrain
    I purchased a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze in 2017. Since then, it has been problem after problem, first the water pump, then radiator. It currently has 151,000 miles, automatic base model, no warranty left. In October a radiator flush and A/C recharge was performed and things seemed fine, my ac was...
  12. PCV, Crankshaft issues Can someone please help clear this up.

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Good Morning/Afternoon to all. Sunday April 21 my 2014 Chevy Cruze started to make a weird whistling noise. After researching this I found it to be the valve cover pcv diaphragm. I ordered the replacement Valve cover AND the replacement Intake Manifold and installed both of them to rule out any...
  13. My Dad's 2017 Chevy Colorado - issues

    Off Topic Discussion
    I thought I would try posting here. My Dad bought a 2017 Chevy Colorado new. It seems like the engine has been missing from day one, or perhaps something with the transmission. When he brought it back, they said commonly there is a transmission module (sp?) that has caused problems like...
  14. Besides piston issues with LSPI what are other issues to expect

    Gen2 Powertrain
    Hi guys. My 2016 generation 2 Cruze is arriving next week after exporting out of USA to Caribbean. I was just watching Skotty Kilmer on YouTube and he said that the Cruze was one of the worst cars GM ever made. I still love that I made the choice to buy a used Cruze but he had me thinking...
  15. Trifecta tune issues

    TRIFECTA Performance
  16. "Short trip" issues with Diesel

    Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    Hey everybody got a question about current commute. When I bought my cruze TD gen 2, I was commuting approx 100 miles round trip via interstate. I have been blessed to accept a job closer to home that is just shy of 10 miles one way, and averaging 50-55mph at the most. Is this bad for the...
  17. Gen2 TD with 6speed. What issues to look for?

    Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    Hello new to website. I have 2018 td with manual gear box. Was looking for any issues with this set up that I could look out for. Anybody out there have any complaints or warnings I would greatly appreciate it!
  18. Cruze automatic transmission issues

    Gen1 Powertrain
    Has anyone else had transmission issues with their Cruze? We have a 2013 Chevy Cruze that recently had its transmission replaced at almost 70000 miles and we now have a 2012 Cruze that needs a new transmission at 64000 miles. Both cars are automatics. I keep hearing from both the dealer and...
  19. Electrical Issues

    Gen1 Service Issues
    My 2013 Cruze has the abs, power steering, (!), check engine, traction control lights on, the gages aren’t working, the lights if in auto are flashing, in reverse the lights are flashing, seems like it is loosing power and then cutting back in. Anyone have this issue before. I took the battery...
  20. Turbo boost issues

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello and thank you for going through this thread. I have a few issues and I'm running out of ideas therefore this is my plea for help. My car was throwing P0299 underboost code and was able to only produce 3-5 turbo PSI. I've looked into this and tried the following: - Disconnecting the...