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  1. White Smoke is it the PCV?

    Gen1 Service Issues
    Recently car hesitated while driving and has been consistently doing it. I lost power and started blowing white smoke. I have 140k miles. I recently checked sparked plugs and the wells were filled with oil. I replaced plugs and boot coil. I then replaced the valve cover gasket. Started up fine...
  2. Heavy white smoke

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Hi guys new to this group. Just installes a new turbo for my brother in law on his 2013 cruze. They never changed oil for 4 years needless to say the oil feed to the turbo was clogged. I dropped pan and valvecover and cleaned out all the sludge and at first startup it ran perfect. Now with...
  3. White smoke from exhaust when accelerating 2014

    Gen1 Service Issues
    I have a 2014 with only 55k miles. Recently replaced the valve cover/pcv combo. Before that ran some sea foam through the gas tank in case it was just dirty fuel injectors. I'm getting white smoke when I accelerate hard from a dead stop. Any idea what this could be?
  4. White Smoke Oil Cap

    Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    Doing oil change yesterday. Noticed white smoke coming from oil cap. Engine running idle for 15 minutes prior. Smoke wasn’t billowing but more than just a haze. Normal for a motor this age? Run Total INEO. 158k, Gen1, 2014, deleted. Is there a PCV valve on this? I see something that looks...
  5. New Turbo on 13 Eco. White smoke from turbo/cat area

    General Discussion
    Hey folks. I just replaced the turbo charger on my '13 cruze eco and im noticing white smoke and a burning smell from the catalytic converter side of the turbo. I checked the exhaust and i dont see any smoke coming from there. Could the cat be clogged?
  6. Hello From The Great White North

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Little late introducing myself, but own a 2014 2.0L TD for last three years and just found out this forum this year
  7. Parting out a 2011 eco white cloth

    Cruze Parts
    Let me know what your looking for - engine got a knock and not putting any more money in. Got 3k miles on the new turbo. Only thing I’m not selling right now are the wheels. Text or call. 563-529-2660. Davenport Iowa area
  8. Multiple Issues - Blowing White smoke, Oily injector nozzles, running away

    Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    I am hoping some of you Cruze mechanic extraordinaires out there can help me make a diagnosis. My Son's recently purchased 2010 Cruze has some issues. The first symptom was the injector warning flashing on the dash and blowing a lot of white smoke about 3-5 minutes after starting engine...
  9. Can a DIY coolant flush remove white scale in the cooling system?

    Gen1 Service Issues
    I just completed XR's great coolant flush and water outlet replacement DIY instructions. I found my old water outlet was coated in thick white scaling. This is from a 2012 Cruze with 72k miles. Does this white scaling exist within the entire cooling system - engine, radiator, hoses...
  10. New RS owner

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hello all.... 2018 LT RS Redline, white... picked it up week ago and figure we should improve on the 6 - $700 / month we were spending on fuel with the truck (was time for it to go)!..we commute everyday to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Anywayyy... from what I've seen this forum is packed with info you...
  11. New owner: White manual hatchback

    Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    Hey folks, just picked up a new 2018 cruze diesel hatchback in white. I got it in the manual and I have to say, I absolutely love the car. Everything from the feel of it on the road, the sound of the engine running, and the RS package really adds some character. Such a highway cruiser! I spent...
  12. New Member from NC

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Hello all, New to the Forums (as a Member). I took my time in purchasing, I interviewed a few cars before making my new (used car) purchase. After countless hours of research and test driving, the Chevy Cruze won me over. I purchased a 2012 Chevy Cruze LT, Auto, I was searching for a MT but...
  13. Brand new White Rear View Mirrors for 2012 Chevrolet Cruze with LED turn signals

    Buy/Sell Classifieds
    Here I have a brand new pair of Arctic white Cruze 2012 mirror housings with the LED turn signals built in I bought them for my 2012 and then sold the car I paid 110$ for them, feel free to make me a reasonable offer Feel free to call or text 818 641 5289, my name is Avner
  14. 2012 Chevrolet Cruze White Rear View Mirrors, Painted, LED turn signals

    Cruze Parts
    Hello, I have a set of new white 2012 Chevrolet Cruze aftermarket rear view mirrors with turn signal LEDs I bought them to upgrade my Cruze and then sold the Cruze Feel free to make me an offer, I paid 110$ for them
  15. Coolant leak, white smoke, and burning smell inside car?

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    So I have a 2011 Chevy Cruze LT, 1.4L. Recently, I have noticed while driving with my heater on, a nasty burning smell. When I turn the heater off, the smell dies down. One time, I even had a little bit of white smoke coming through the A/C vent. The smell does not happen immediately, but after...
  16. White repairable auto sedan in Seattle

    Gen2 Diesel General Discussion
    Don't see many 2nd gen diesels at the insurance auctions, especially light hits with no airbag damage: Bumper might be saveable, hood, grilles and fenders not. Probably has busted headlight mounting tabs and scratched lenses. Have to...
  17. 2018 premier RS in summit white

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    Just picked her up on Saturday, trying to get use to all the new age technology and features.
  18. New from Minneapolis, new 2017 LT Sedan in Summit White

    CruzeTalk New Member Introductions
    A few weeks ago I turned in my leased in April of 2015 Cruze eco manual and purchased a 2017 LT Sedan automatic in Summit White. It has the "Convenience Package", "Drive Confidence Package" and the "RS Package". So far I'm still getting to know the car but am enjoying it. I just did my first...
  19. Recommendations to remove white scuffs on interior plastic

    Gen2 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Now that winter is over, and my Cruze just had it's 1st birthday, I'm giving her a once over in the detailing department. Any recommendations for removing white scuff marks on the black plastic? The doors make contact too frequently with my shoes... TIA
  20. White smoke out tail pipe.

    Gen1 Diesel Technical Discussion
    Has anyone seen white smoke coming from the tail pipe while driving? First time for me. After a few miles it started smoking a constant white fog following definitely not moisture. lasted about 4 -5 mins.