Hello all, new here from Vermont. Wife bought a 2013 Cruze and when we run the heater there is a stench of oil in the heat. Watched a couple videos on stink, mostly about antifreeze, but none on oil stink, what can it be? Where do I look ???
I recently had my 2012 Cruze LT in the shop for various problems, from a vacuum leak coming from the PCV in the valve cover to a leaking turbo oil feed line, which they said was causing an order when the heater was on. Hope this helps.
Check your valve cover (The whole valve cover. NOT THE GASKET)it has a built-in PCV valve which will cause high intake pressure if it's clogged and you cannot unclog it you have to buy a valve cover. It will cause a poisonous odor during a idol. Like burning oil. We tried everything. It also would sometimes make the turbo Mount function. Also this was a 2013 Chevy Cruze 1.4 turbo. I believe it's the same for the 1.8 engines as well and probably many other GM newer engines There's also a permanent fix for it because it apparently happens a lot I'll put the link below... Anyways I Hope this helps!! ☮✌😎
A couple of things done to my Cruze, installed the aftermarket pcv relocation kit and made a hose to replace the fragile corrugated vacuum line that goes from the turbo to the engine. Also had to put a new valve cover on because when the PCV fails inside the intake manifold it pops the...