Engine And Engine Cooling Problems of Chevrolet Cruze - part 1

Chevrolet Cruze owners have reported 229 problems related to engine and engine cooling (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Cruze based on all problems reported for the Cruze.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 1
Failure Date: 05/09/2018

2014 Chevrolet Cruze. Consumer writes in regards to O2 sensor safety recall. The consumer stated the recall repair was completed, but he vehicle continued to experience driveability, shifting, and fuel mileage issues.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 2
Failure Date: 05/08/2018

Tl-the contact owns a 2011 Chevrolet cruz. The contact stated that when releasing the brake pedal the vehicle abruptly jerked and shook and when the brake pedal was completely released the vehicle jerked with force and shake. The contact had to wait a few seconds for the vehicle to stop jerking and shaking to be able to engage the accelerator pedal. The failure was experienced everyday and the stability control, traction control, and check engine indicators illuminated during the failure. The failure normally occurred when the vehicle was driven at 42mph or less, when the vehicle is driving at 55mph or over the failure was not experienced. However, after the jerking and shaking was experienced the vehicle took to few minutes to engage to highway speed of 55mph or more. The vehicle was not taking to the dealership to have a diagnostic performed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 93,000. Li.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 3
Failure Date: 04/19/2018

Traction control needs servicing light came on while I was driving at 45 miles per hour, then car not running well, then engine light, engine knocking, and hardly running. Vehicle has just over 72000 miles. I have read in consumer reports that this year model has faulty pistons. This should have been a recall if they knew this engine was not built well.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 4
Failure Date: 04/19/2018

Tl- the contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. The contact stated that while driving about 40 mph, the vehicle jerked. The traction and the engine lights illuminated. Vehicle the contact also stated that the vehicle smoked, occasionally, from underneath the hood. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the engine cylinder misfired and that the engine needed to be rebuilt or replaced. The technician referred the contact to the walker Chevrolet dealer (615-538-5184, located at 3940 carothers pkwy, franklin, TN 37067), where it was also diagnosed that the engine needed to be rebuilt or replaced. The manufacture was made aware of the failure and stated that there was no recall, and referred the contact to the NHTSA. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 72,000 fe.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 5
Failure Date: 04/11/2018

I was driving on the boulevard and stopped at the red light once it got green the car turned off on me had to put it in park and restarted the car to work again.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 6
Failure Date: 03/02/2018

When driving the car it loses power we had it put on a computer to diagnose the issues and its the turbo. However ive seen there is recalls for this. We have bought this car used with only 54,000 miles on it. We had one recall fixed already that the dealership we got it from was once fixed because of this issue. However I don't believe that and now im not believing this was fixed either. We have had nothing but issues with this car and its getting ridiculous.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 7
Failure Date: 02/21/2018

Tl the contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving approximately 10 mph, the engine power reduced warning indicator illuminated and the vehicle failed to accelerate. A local dealer was not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure recurred once. The manufacturer stated that there were no recalls on the vehicle and referred the contact to NHTSA. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000. The VIN was not available.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 8
Failure Date: 02/17/2018

Smells like it�s burning, smokes into the inside. It�s been numerous times in the shop but it keeps doing the same. Electrical problems with the driver seat and lighting also.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 9
Failure Date: 02/15/2018

The car was moving down the road, and all of a sudden, the engine light came on, 'ac off due to high engine temperature'- fans kicked on and ran non stop. Coolant was added immediately only to find out that the head cracked- the coolant was running into the oil. This car was not very old and it for no reason should have cracked. I think it is in relation to recall campaign 12081.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 10
Failure Date: 02/05/2018

With heater and fan on, nauseating odor is emitted from the vents. The odor smells like anti-freeze. This odor cannot be safe to be inhaling.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 11
Failure Date: 01/08/2018

I was driving my car on city street when all of a sudden, it lost all power. The car slowed down and I was stuck in a turning lane at a busy intersection.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 12
Failure Date: 01/04/2018

The car says in the instrument cluster "engine looses power" and to "service stabilitrac. " then I loose acceleration. I have to coast to the shoulder shut the car down and restart. It happens more often on the freeway which is super scary. This happens every time drive.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze 13
Failure Date: 01/01/2018

The steering started moving up and in a locked position now the steering wheel and column will come only to your knees. I almost crashed the car when putting on the brakes because the steering wheel goes to the left. Not syre if the air bag will go off as needed. Steering wheel when putting on the brake sends car moving to the left. The steering wheel is able to control it can be moved by just a little movement of your hand.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 14
Failure Date: 12/30/2017

The "check engine" light came on one evening and with a message to service the stabiltrack. I did get the car home. Next morning, started the car, was stopped at an intersection near my home when the engine lost power in the middle of the intersection. Was able to get the car home by turning it off and restarting it, but in trying to drive the car to the repair shop, was not able to get any acceleration and had to have the car towed from my driveway. Diagnostics revealed the throttle body had to be replaced and the sensor cleared. Was told by my mechanic that there is a service bulletin out for this issue from gm. This is a car with 41,000 miles on it.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 15
Failure Date: 12/28/2017

"takata recall" I am the owner of a 2012 chevy Cruze and it only has 44,000 miles this in which the transmission has went out. It started of down shifting hard when taking off and jerking. As I searched online I found that this is a common problem in these cars.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 16
Failure Date: 12/27/2017

Driving and when I hit a bum the car started to go slowly.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 17
Failure Date: 12/15/2017

The oil filter hausing is liquidating oil every time that I make a oil change.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 18
Failure Date: 12/01/2017

After driving for a while like 8 to 10 miles stopping for a little while at a drive throw and the car fan came on and the car temperature gage isn't even half way on the gage and the fan comes on. The car heater is blowing cool air instead of heat but when driving or ramen the engine a little heat starts working.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 19
Failure Date: 11/25/2017

The right front half shaft may fracture and separate while driving, potentially causing the vehicle to lose power and coast to a stop.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 20
Failure Date: 11/17/2017

My oil feed line melted and now oil is everywhere. I'm confused on why they would make something out of plastic but have hot pressurized oil flow through it.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 21
Failure Date: 11/10/2017

Tl- the contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. The contact stated that the service engine and service stability traction control warning indicators kept illuminating as the failures had continued. The dealer tim short Chevrolet (500 thompson hollow, williamson, ky 41503, 1-(606) 237-1220) who sold the vehicle was made aware that the failure had progressed within a week of ownership, they had not provided any testing and diagnosis so the contact was uncertain if a failure may progress. The vehicle was not inspected and diagnosed by a dealer and an independent mechanic yet. The manufacturer was notified of the failure, indicated that there was no recall, provided no remedy other than the vehicle being taken to a dealer for inspection and diagnosis. The approximate failure mileage was not available. Dyd.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 22
Failure Date: 10/23/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving approximately 60 mph, the check engine indicator illuminated without warning. The vehicle was taken to don brown Chevrolet in saint louis, missouri where it was diagnosed that the turbo assembly needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue and stated that the vehicle was not included in the turbo assembly recall. The failure mileage was approximately 106,000.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze 23
Failure Date: 10/17/2017

I was experiencing trouble with accelerating and I pulled over and the engine burst into flame and totaled my car. Called 911 and the fire department put int out.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze 24
Failure Date: 10/02/2017

Car goes into limp mode after warms up and says service power steering and service track stability very dangerous in traffic.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 25
Failure Date: 09/26/2017

I am writing asking for you to look into what I call endangering to motorist in our state, more so of a danger to me. I am forced to drive w/ something connected to my body, vehicle, or anything they can possibly connect to a tool utilized by our law enforcement agencies. The tool is used to do undercover work/investigations which I was told it's used by special investigations for the police department. As I am driving, I have to tell them while driving not to put that on my car, move that off my brakes (which sometimes my vehicle wouldn't stop I had to press down all the way to the floor for it to stop and my brakes aren't bad, they even have something setup to when I am breaking, slowing down and about to turn that it locks up my breaks and causes the care to do something like a jerk thing or instant stop, they have moved it to the back of my car which moves the opposite way my vehicle is being steered and it spins out only on one tire). They have created an illegal setup which has damaged my vehicle that's being repaired today. When driving they place it my brakes which sometimes don't stop, they have others driving at the same time as I am and it effects the driving of others, they move my vehicle which is steered the opposite direction I am controlling it, it can cause you to crash, it's huge distraction. The other motorist on the road as I am have tried helping some have admitted to driving w/ this connected to them purposely and are to intentionally cause an accident, they said it's a "game". With the help of some from the little rock police department, and fbi they are given the where about of certain individuals and they are to cause an accident. The setup alone can cause you to crash. I have motorist who spoke up and tried helping me as I am on the highway and those who are controlling it, which are individuals who work for our local law enforcement.


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