Sounds like you need new spark plugs or a coil. Also it runs much better on premium gas. If you are using regular it might be retarding the timing to avoid knock.
Hey Trav,I looked on GM's recall web site, said there's no recalls for this vin. y buddies going to come over and plug his scaner in to it and see whats going on with it.
I sent you a Privet message. thanksHey Trav,
We are sorry to hear about this concern you are experiencing with your Cruze. If you do decide you would like to bring your vehicle to a certified GM dealership, we would be happy to assist you with this process. If so, please send a private message with your contact information, current mileage, VIN, and preferred dealership. Looking forward to your updates.
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