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  1. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I have a tapping nosie coming from my motor
  2. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    My wife’s car has a blown head gasket and I thought it would be easier to do and cheaper to replace the motor with a motor I found with half the miles for $800. The motor is from the same year and same car- 2012 Cruze My question is what do I need to check to make sure the new motor will work? I...
  3. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hi all, I left work today and noticed that my Cruze, (2012 1.4L), ran rough below 1500 rpm. The steering wheel was vibrating. Above that the motor smoothed out, but it did not accelerate properly. Then as I left red lights I heard a very brief "chirping" sound. 10 minutes later I...
  4. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hey gang. One of my 2016 Cruze Limited hit 60K miles Friday. Planning to change serpentine belt, maybe next weekend. Have a couple of questions dealing with the motor mount that must be removed to change belt. A. The service manual shows the engine being hoisted by only one point to remove...
  5. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hi, I purchased a 2012 Chevy Cruze in 2017 cash down. I thought I knew my Chevys. I work 5 miles from home. Traveled once on a trip 300 miles and once or twice 45 minutes away. It had 82,000 miles. Three months into my purchase I experienced over heating. I serviced it through the place of...
  6. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    hi guys anyone built their gen 1 ?? anyone built tranny ? im looking to add some serious power
  7. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hello 1.4l Turbo fans and experts, i have an opel corsa with the 1.4 Turbo (2014) motor - its the same one thats in the cruze - motorcode LUJ/LUH. I have now 100.000 kms on it and i have a very very ugly noise coming from the inside of the motor on the side of the waterpump etc.. when its...
  8. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hey all, I'm about to replace the serpentine belt on my wife's car, but need more info on the motor mount bolts. 1. Are these torque to yield bolts? 2. What are the torque specifications for both the MM bracket to vehicle (3x) and MM to engine bolts (3x)? I've searched around and couldn't find...
  9. Cruze Owner Projects
    Due to a failed check valve and a cracked piston I was forced to replace my engine in my 2014 1.4t auto trans. I'm having issues mating the motor to trans. When I get them really close together and the bolts tight the motor won't turn over. And if I back them out the motor spins freely. I...
  10. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello Everyone, New to the community so I hope someone has ran into this before. I cant seem to find anything out on the web. 2012 Chevy Cruze Eco RS package.... My 15 year old is getting a hand me down. This vehicle has been in the family since 2012 so we are original owners. We are...
  11. Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    2014 Diesel Cruze that I bought in May 2015 -- the last one on that dealer's lot. Bought it with 3 miles and it's at 37k miles now; just got back from a 3,600 mile thanksgiving roadtrip STL to LA and back. I had the fuel filter changed out when I got back. Other than that, besides a few emission...
  12. Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    Having a few issues with the Cruze, and i want to get it back to A1 shape before the winter. 1. Blower motor died... again. i just replaced it last December and its dead again. i used an ACDelco blower as a replacement. has anyone used an off brand replacement and had better luck? 2. I...
  13. Gen1 Powertrain
    I need help I have a 2011 cruze with a blown motor and a 2015 cruze that has been hit in the back and is totaled.. I am tring to find out if my 15 will fit in my 11... can someone please help!!!
  14. General Discussion
    So I have had my car in the shop for the last two weeks for overheating. Replaced thermostat, water pump and a couple other things that needed replaced. Drove to see my boyfriend in PA and the car overheated again. Took it back to the mechanic after losing all my antifreeze and oil. Every...
  15. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hi everyone, I'm having an issue installing a blower motor resistor to my 2013 Cruze LT. I've removed the panel under the passenger side dash and can see the blower motor. My problem is I can't tell where the blower motor resistor is at. Does anyone know of an instructional video that details...
  16. Gen1 Service Issues
    What's up guys? So about 2 months ago I started having HVAC issues with my '11 LT Cruze. The A/C would be blowing like normal and suddenly shut off and come back on a few moments later. It did this 5 or 6 times over the course of a few days before it shut off and wouldn't come back on. I took...
  17. Gen1 Service Issues
    So, lets see if we can figure out what to do here since the dealership has been no help. I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze with 71k. At 48k, I had the motor replaced due to marks in the cylinder wall. Now, with about 23k mi on the motor, I'm having a whole slew of issues. I'll walk you through what...
  18. Gen1 1.8L
    Back in February my CEL came on and when I checked the code it was P2070, Intake Manifold Tuning Valve Stuck Open. I tapped the solenoid or actuator with a the handle of hammer and the CEL went out the next day. All was good for a few months, then last month the engine lite reappeared, same...
  19. General Discussion
    I am wondering what motor oils you guys are liking. I know there are about a million choices these days, but during my brief perusal of the oil aisle, I am not seeing the special rating Chevy has for this oil. Any insights?
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