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  1. Gen2 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Item purchased on Amazon: Auto Meter 6103 Cobalt Mechanical Boost / Vacuum Gauge I watched this video to find the right vacuum line to tap into:
  2. Gen1 Powertrain
    I have a 2013 Cruze 1.4t and I’m getting the crank seal squeak due to high vacuum. I have replaced the valve cover when the diaphragm burst, I have installed the V2 check valve fix kit, and today I replaced the front crank seal. Despite all of this the squeal persists, at this point I’m at a...
  3. Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a 2011 eco with just under 200k miles. I replaced the turbo/wastegate due to oscillating boost pressure. Guessing the wastegate actuator was bad. I've never seen vacuum on my boost gauge and still don't. The idle tends to run up to 1500 and back down around 1000 over and over again. I've...
  4. Gen1 Service Issues
    Engine light came on for P0171, I found the vacuum regulator in the cam cover hissing. Also found oil build up around CAC ClAmps and oil in the intake piping, check complete PCV system. Check valve in intake manifold is intact. When blowing into corrugated hose off intake manifold it blows...
  5. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Here we go. Have a CEL code for lean bank one (can't remember the exact P code). I replaced the valve cover due to a bad PCV valve and after checking the little orange valve in the intake manifold a few days later I saw that it had gone bad as well and just replaced the intake manifold too...
  6. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Respectfully request opinions & advice re cranking vacuum test of 1.4L turbo engine Hello Forum Readers My project 2011 Cruze LT with 1.4L turbo engine has the following new parts Camshaft/Valve cover Intake Manifold (Plan on adding the PCV repair modification and BNR throttle body extension...
  7. Gen1 Service Issues
    My 2014 Cruze has been performing poorly. The RPMs surge while driving. Also, it sometimes dies when coming to a stop at a traffic light or stop sign etc. Scanner is giving following codes: P0106, P015B, P0171, P1101, P2270. Checked for vacuum leaks but none was found. At an idle, the reading...
  8. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    I have a leak coming from somewhere, either the turbo Is cracked, the intercooler pipe or a vacuum line. I have codes up the wazoo. I'm sure there's other things that is could be as well. Codes p0299, p003a, p24A5 p2598. Has anybody had these issues with their ctd?
  9. Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    So my Cruze is making a weird noise when it’s cold starting and it goes away once it’s warm. Any ideas?
  10. Gen1 Powertrain
    I have a 2012 chevy cruze with 100,000 miles. I have multiple engine codes thrown at me and I took it to a mechanic and he replaced my mass air flow sensor. after that I was on here reading the threads and I came to the conclusion that my pcv valve have a vacuum leak in my valve cover, therefore...
  11. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hey all, long time reader, new member. I recently completed this fix and I'm having a strange issue. Car is a 2012 cruze 1.4 rs. I'm getting 108" of water (vacuum) at the dipstick at idle, causing a chirping sound at the crank seal. I replaced the valve cover with what was suppose to be oem but...
  12. Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hi everyone, I have a cruze 2009 European version .... a few weeks ago I changed the brake pads, and since then I realized that just switched on the frame or I brake the vacuum pump is noisy, now i do not know If it is normal that I do or is hurting ... I hope some of you know how to answer me...
  13. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi guys! Just got a 2012 Cruze with 45k miles and the 1.4L Eco motor. I LOVE the gas mileage this thing gets and surprisingly quick for such a tiny motor. I changed the oil and filter and air filter today when I noticed a coolant leak from the upper reservoir bypass hose. Turned out to be...
  14. Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hello all! I have a 2013 Cruze with about 67k miles, and I'm just about at my wits end trying to figure out what's going on with my electric vacuum pump. The car will sometimes have weak brakes within the first minute or two of running, like, there is no or limited power assist available...
  15. Gen1 Brakes/Suspension Tutorials
    Here is a video I made for you all, since you've all helped me with issues in the past. I figured I should contribute to the community. At minute 3:19 of the video, you'll see what exactly it sounds like when the vacuum pump and pipe is functioning properly. At minute 1:43, you see what it's...
  16. Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    Does anyone know if the oil extractor vacuum pumps for DIY topside oil changes will work on a 2012 Holden Cruze Diesel? Has the Series 2 Diesel Engine - GM Family 2 VCDi. Just want to know if the extraction tubing will reach all the way to the bottom of the sump through the dipstick tube...
  17. Gen1 Powertrain
    I've had several issues with our Chevy Cruze Eco '11. We've had a total transmission replacement, BCM issues, trunk button not working since first year, and now we have a ruptured PCV and we happen to be at about 110k miles, which is over the warranty. Anyone have issues with this? The Check...
  18. Gen1 Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Good morning, We have a 2013 Chevy Cruze which is having an issue with losing vacuum for the brake power assist, makes the brake pedal really hard to push down intermittently. This is a 2013 so it is not covered under the recall for the micro switch. In May, the stop light switch was replaced...
  19. Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    I Noticed that I have a T in the booster vac line on my '14 that I never noticed on the '12 to a vacuum pump. Can somebody with a '12 eco MT confirm whether they have it or not? Just out of curiosity. .
  20. Gen1 Service Issues
    Hi, Just left the dealer and was informed the reason of my loss of braking power is due to the brake vacuum boost valve leaking. Apparently this is not the same as the brake recall but really only started happening after having the brake recall done. Now because I am 7000km out of warranty the...
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