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Sounds like you broke one of the inlet pipes - either pre or post intercooler

Ours broke one of them when it ran over that tree last year, and I started it when it was atop it and holy hell did it run like **** - eventually just stalled on its own after a few seconds. It later broke the other one while at the shop getting repaired and ran similarly like ****.
 
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No, mine was fixed at my buddy's shop when he did all the body repairs from the tree. I don't think it's too crazy to fix though. Probably just needs the fascia pulled.

But yeah, they're known to basically just explode suddenly and do exactly what you've described.
 
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If I'm not mistaken it's usually the intercooler pipe that goes from the intercooler to the intake. Check the pipe connection at the intake first and see if it's tight. I haven't had it happen yet but I hear they like to blow off there. Pipe I'm talking about is number 7.
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Correct - that's the one that is typically the culprit. Ours also broke assembly #2 there too, but we ran over a freaking tree, so it's not too much of a surprise haha.
 

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Looks like number two is one assembly, 95472183
 
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Yeah I'd PB those good for sure.

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I do find it odd you can't get it - unless it's just the part of the month that you can't get due to supply constraints...unless we got really lucky last December and got ours.

This isn't just a GM thing - it's an 8 year old car, and supply constraints are making everything a bitch. We couldn't even get an OE windshield for the car because they simply weren't available and it didn't make sense to wait on that.
 

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You said it's the flexy bit that broke? Could just use a silicone elbow at that point?
 

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I don't think their failure really correlates - the hot side really doesn't tend to break, at least not that I recall - it usually seems like its the cold side that explodes out of nowhere. Our Cruze was a different kind of circumstance because, you know, tree. But even then, that cold-side hose didn't break until just before the car was about done.
 
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