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  1. General Discussion
    Hey everyone! I went to drive my gf's cruze yesterday and heard a loud ticking/tapping noise that Im pretty sure is the lifters. She is not always the greatest at keeping up with oil changes and such, (but I still love her) I know that the powertrain warranty covers lifters, but it also...
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello, I check in here often, but haven't posted often as my 2011 Eco has been largely trouble free, until yesterday. (76K miles, Mobile 1 oil and Wix filters from day 1, top tier premium fuel in tank) Looking for others who may have experienced this, and see if new lifters are worth the...
  3. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Cruze has just started what sounds like LOUD lifter tick. Belt looks smooth, tensioner is not jumping. I’ve got a video if anyone wants to PM me their number I can text a video Do these motors bend rods?? Or am I just looking at a bad lifter/lifters? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    One advantage to having a car as common as the Cruze is that normally anything that goes wrong has already afflicted a hundred other owners and is well documented in the forums. Such is the case with the PCV/valve cover issue that I recently fixed for the second time. However shortly after this...
  5. Gen1 Service Issues
    I'm at my wit's end with this car now. First, had the AC compressor repaired under warranty. Now there's a loud clunking/popping sound from the right front of the car. To top it off, there's a loud squeaking coming from the engine bay. They removed and replaced probably everything and its mother...
  6. Gen1 Powertrain
    Been doing some reading on the 1.8L in the cruze. Apparently when it what in the Astra is required a hard lifter adjustment at 100K miles. I will have 100K in three to four years cause of my commute. Does anyone know if the engine still requires this? I didn't see anything in the manual. Thanks
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