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  1. Gen1 Service Issues
    So I'm trying to replace the wiper transmission linkage assembly on our Cruze and from what I gathered last night a number of people on this forum have had the same issue. I picked up the part today and started taking the old one out. The bolts and nut all came out easy enough but I can't seem...
  2. Gen1 Engine/Transmission Tutorials
    Tips and Tricks for Gen1 Cruze Turbo Replacement Overview: I didn't get enough pictures to make a complete tutorial for this one, but I'll try to walk you through the process, and focus instead on the difficult parts. I've had people tell me this was a pretty difficult job, but I didn't find...
  3. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I'm planning on storing my cruze in the garage this winter because I also have a truck to drive. This will be my first time storing a car for a long period of time and I'm looking for any pointers you guys have. Here's some stuff I have concern about: -Mice. Should I set traps inside, or is it...
  4. Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    Hi, I have looked at the mpg tips in the forum, but am reaching out here to see if any have some to offer specific to the gen 2 CTD. I am coming from a 2010 Jetta sedan TDI 6-speed, and am comfortable with how to maximize the efficiency in it. I don't feel like I have figured it out with the CTD...
  5. Cruze Owner Projects
    Anyone that has any good help, HELP! Do I need any special tools to paint my brake calipers red? I'm hoping to just take off the two bolts, brush sand it, spray caliper cleaner on it, tape it off, prime it, & put 2 coats of red caliper paint on it. I'll make sure to NOT get ANY primer or paint...
  6. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hello, I have a 2013 Cruze LS and was just curious on some general tips to make sure my vehicle has a reasonable longevity. When/how often should I get my oil changed? Is there a way to check the current Oil Life Percentage? General maintenance to get done and how often to get them done...
  7. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Hey guys, Today we will take a look at some handy tips and tricks on how to choose the best replacement factory style headlights. Read the article and buy exactly right sets for your needs and wants. ...
  8. Chevrolet Cruze News and Reviews
    Read more about the 13 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car Running Smoothly at AutoGuide.com.
  9. General Discussion
    For much more about this story, Tips From a Salesman on How to Buy a Car please visit AutoGuide.com.
  10. General Discussion
    Just bought this car a month ago 2013 lt2 tan leather(had 2 razor type slits in driver seat where u lean your back about a inch or a little smaller). I want to attempt to patch them with this 3m leather patching kit. Anyone have any tips??? Is there anything i should know? I can get some pics if...
  11. General Discussion
    Next Saturday (July 26th) I'll be participating in my first ever autocross event. I'm excited to be able to push the Cruze and be amongst some awesome track cars. Thing is, I have never done this before and while they're giving novices a personal look at the track to see just how to come into...
  12. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Are there any tricks you guys are using while topping off the DEF in your cars? It looks like the DEF from GM comes in a 1 gallon jug, that I'm guessing would be fairly easy to spill in the trunk, even while using a funnel. There are no truck stops around me that have DEF available from a...
  13. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    My friend told me not to waste money on the magnaflow exhaust kit and I don't blame him that's a lot of money his alternative is just weld some exhaust tips we can pull from an eclipse at a junk yard which is in good shape and looks nice but I'm not sure about that either..any help? Sent from...
  14. Chevrolet Cruze News and Reviews
    Getting a new car doesn't have to be a lengthy or frustrating process just because there are a few overlooked steps that can get in the way. If you're prepared, you can quickly get through the buying process without a headache and without feeling swindled. Here's a quick check-list of some of...
  15. CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Just bough a new 2014 Summit White Cruze and need some ideas on how to deck it out with making it look trashy. I was thinking of a white out but not sure. Any advice?
  16. Gen1 Service Issues
    So my 2013 Cruze is about 3 months old now, 8000 miles. I have developed at least 2 noises/rattles in the two front doors. They are intermittent, but when they occur, they are annoying as heck. I believe both of them have to do with the door panel not being 100% flush it the door, there's a...
  17. Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    My Cruse is the first white car I ever bought. I didn't want to fight keeping black clean, and I didn't like the rest of the 2011 colors. So...white it is.The paint is still flawless. I spare no expense buying good products to keep it that way. While everything makes it stay clean looking, I...
  18. Gen1 Service Issues
    Our Cruze is like many other investments. We want our Cruze to be safe, reliable, and an enjoyable drive for many years. There are times we need our service department to assist us in our investment. When we pull out of the service department satisfied we move on with a handshake and a smile...
  19. Fuel Economy
    Hey fellas, I'm takin a 3,500 mile trip next month and I'm wondering what are some things I can do to get optimum fuel mileage? I'll also be driving through the Arizona desert and the Rockies. Any advice on things I should do for altitude change? Should I run regular fuel or 89 octane? Thanks in...
  20. General Discussion
    Silver Cruze, I saw you yesterday coming through an intersection at Tuttle Crossing. You have to be on here! :-) car sounded pretty nice.
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