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  1. Gen2 Powertrain
    I am new to this website and am looking for a bit of help. I have a 2018 gas Chevy Cruze with 130k miles. Every time it is driven for more than just a short distance, a hot, burning oil smell radiates from the engine bay. It seems to be running hot and smells as if it is burning oil. There is...
  2. Gen1 Powertrain
    Was coming home on the interstate and out of no where major loss of power followed shortly after by the low oil pressure warning. Stopped and checked only to see that oil was hitting my belts and front passenger tire to the point were oil was dripping from the rocker all the way down. Topped oil...
  3. General Discussion
    Decided to start a new thread since the others are pretty back dated. 2013 Cruze 1.4 turbo ltz Recently replaced the valve cover for a bank 1 lean code Recently replaced O2 upstream sensor for a air flow code the code did go out. just did an oil change. Car started to act like it was going to...
  4. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi, first time poster long time reader. I have just finished replacing the water outlet valve and some hoses.. then the coil pack went a day later. Now I’ve noticed a lot oil on the right underside of the car.. I’ve had this car for 2 years and it’s been sweet.. all of a sudden...
  5. General Discussion
    Hey there!!! I gave my daughter a 2014 eco that I bought new a while back. Car has been great!!!! It’s got a small oil leak on left side of engine under valve cover that is kind of hidden. To me it looks like cam cap of some sort? Any help would be great. What’s that name of the seal or o...
  6. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    First post for me! Thanks in advance. Oil Leak: I replaced my PCV valve cover and cannot get the gasket to seal properly. I've stripped three bolt holes while trying to tighten it down (all three of the ones on the far left, over the timing belt). I purchased some longer bolts that catch the...
  7. Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    hello cruze members, i need a help to find the part number for the oil cooler complete seals kits. my issue is that i have a oil leak not specifically on the oil cooler but after it on the circuit (i dont know the part name sorry). i m looking to buy the whole kits for a complete gaskets...
  8. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hey guys I can really use some help. I have an oil leak that has me stumped. I have a 2014 cruze LTZ 1.4 L turbo. The oil leak is showing on the bolt heads of the oil return line. I have changed the oil return line with the new gasket and the oil feed line but the oil drop still appears. I...
  9. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a 2013 Cruze Eco 1.4l with 93000 miles on it. Recently I noticed it began running rough on initial startup, but after about 15 seconds it would level out and run just fine. Well in the last 2 weeks its been getting significantly worse so I decided to take a look into solving the problem...
  10. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    So my cruze is a 2013 with 119000 miles, i absolutely love the car but lately it has caused more problems than I can afford. Let me explain: So originally i had the dreaded pcv failure at the valve cover, at the time i could only change the valve cover, well it leaked very little in the front...
  11. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hey all! I am super new to the Cruze, all of my experience is with Toyotas. I have a massive oil leak on the top, back, driver's side of the motor. The oil is spraying all over the intake, the injectors, the side of the head, but not the hood. Please see the pictures. Can one of you cruze...
  12. General Discussion
    Hi! I’m not the best with cars so forgive me for not knowing many terms. I have a 2011 Cruze LT with 153,000 miles on it. Recently I had an “AC off due to high engine temp” alert pop up and then disappear within a few seconds. This happened a couple times and would always disappear after, and...
  13. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Anyone provide any advice on the following pictures of my Chevy Cruze oil leak? Slight back story. At multiple points I’ve had to change the head gasket, oil cooler seals, turbo feed line, crank seal, as well as the seals located in those two little covers near the timing chain. with all of...
  14. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I have received much help in this forum for my 2011 Chevy and have yet another never ending list of problems with this car. This time there seems to be an Oil Leak happening. I have changed the PCV system with the V3 kit and the Oil feed line seems to be replaced (not by me though) and there is...
  15. 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...
  16. Gen1 Powertrain
    So another leak in the Cruze. I will attach pictures. So I have had leaks in all the usual suspects, crank shaft seal, oil cooler, turbo feed line, head gasket, and what I think are timing case covers? The two little circular guys near the top left side of the engine. Replaced all of those items...
  17. Gen1 Powertrain
    Hi , im new user but i came for answer some time . Last night im driving my car at -27c and the engine start making a weird slaming noise . Im working at Volkswagen garage, and after put it on a lift i see my oil pan whit a lot of oil coming betwin the head and the base. And the sound came from...
  18. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Replaced valve cover. Broke a bolt in process and stripped 3 holes. Helicoiled 2 of the holes. The bolts wont go down all the way in the helicoil. One of the helicoil holes. I drilled straight into the engine. For the bolt that broke off all I did was pour liquid silicone in the hole and around...
  19. 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”...
  20. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Have used cruzetalk.com as a guest for years now! Just registered and I’m trying to figure out how to post about some issues I’ve been going through, oh it’s been about four months of non stop repairs and the shape of my Cruze is just getting worse and worse! Can’t figure out where/how to post...
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