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Was just browsing ads for Cruze diesels out of curiosity and came across this one. One thing jumped out at me and isn't mentioned anywhere in the text. You'd think they would address it before posting the ad!

https://capecod.craigslist.org/ctd/5744491729.html
 

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Oh man...that's good. Must be low on DEF, since there is no light, and it's a large mileage until the limit.
 

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That's a third party used car dealer - probably doesn't know about refilling the DEF. That 152 miles until speed is limited is going to kill his chances of selling the car.
 

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Also: The title lists it as "Fast".
 

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Reminds me of the typical CL ad: "V6 Camero. Very fast".
 

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Also: The title lists it as "Fast".
Mine is fast, just not quick!!*


*that is when there's DEF in the tank ;)
 
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That's funny, I would have guessed it would trip the CEL, maybe after the 152 miles....Looks like a decent car. Probably changed the oil and put the wrong oil in as well if they are this sloppy.
 
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That's funny, I would have guessed it would trip the CEL, maybe after the 152 miles....Looks like a decent car. Probably changed the oil and put the wrong oil in as well if they are this sloppy.
And then they would probably get defensive if you asked them what oil they used.
 

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And then they would probably get defensive if you asked them what oil they used.
"They put that in from the factory"
 

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And then they would probably get defensive if you asked them what oil they used.
Probably would get defensive. I don't think buying a CTD used from this sort of place would be a good idea. It sucks because someone buys a car like this and could have a really bad experience and then just not really know why and then thinks it is because it is a diesel vs not being serviced properly. I think a gas car is a little more forgiving in that regard.
 
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That cracked me up haha.. on a side note.. I'm new to the Cruze Diesel.. I have a 2014.. I need to buy a DEF bottle and some DEF any recommendations?
 

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    also the CC button is melted...
 

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That cracked me up haha.. on a side note.. I'm new to the Cruze Diesel.. I have a 2014.. I need to buy a DEF bottle and some DEF any recommendations?
To be legally sold as "DEF" in the US, it needs to meet a certain criteria - so when it comes to which brand, as long as it's branded as "DEF" (and not Urea Fluid, or something like that), and is API certified (which usually comes with the DEF title), you're good to use whatever.

I buy the Supertech stuff at WalMart (the only thing I buy at WalMart, really) for about $8 (for 2.5 gallons).

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How in the ****...poor car.
 
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Yeah I noticed that someone put out their cigarette on the Cruise control button too...

Honestly, I bought my CTD from a Chevy dealer who had serviced it since new, and I think they had no idea wtf they were doing... so I DEFINITELY wouldn't buy from a third party dealer...

Scratch that... I won't buy anything from a third party dealer... I did once and got screwed on an F-250 Diesel.
 

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Probably would get defensive. I don't think buying a CTD used from this sort of place would be a good idea. It sucks because someone buys a car like this and could have a really bad experience and then just not really know why and then thinks it is because it is a diesel vs not being serviced properly. I think a gas car is a little more forgiving in that regard.
We have a few people on the forum who bought used diesels - with problems. It is a complete unknown what happened to the cars before they were purchased.
 

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Oh brother - Hopefully no one will put diesel in DEF tank. Wondering how many burns on leather driver seat. Funny about melted CC.
 
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