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Engine And Engine Cooling Problems of Chevrolet Cruze - part 1

Chevrolet Cruze owners have reported 201 problems related to engine and engine cooling (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze 1
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 2
Failure Date: 09/25/2017

While driving the vehicles motor looses power. The electronics stay on but the engine is shut off. Only happens while driving, it has happened once on the highway going approx. 65mph, another time while going 55mph on a 2 lane country road, once while going 10mphin a parking lot and another while backing out of drive way at approx. 5mph. Each time it has happened the vehivle has been in motion, going straight.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 3
Failure Date: 09/15/2017

Waterpump was leaking and had to be replaced.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 4
Failure Date: 09/15/2017

A warning to chevy Cruze owner's myself owning one, I noticed the car losing acceleration and at certain times, misfiring from a cylinder, to sum it up, I ran the obd code and got code # p0304 which is engine misfiring. I ended up waiting until the car was cold and removed the t30 screws to access the spark plugs, the coil pack's rubber boots were melted onto my spark plugs, I have take super care of the car and I never would of thought of the coil pack having a serious issue, this is definitely something owner's should be aware of. I hope this can get looked into and a recall would be a helpful option, those coil packs should be made differently or make something more durable than plastic boots. This problem started a few weeks back, it would run fine for almost a half hour and then it started chugging and at traffic lights, it had no power to move, process of elimination was a code for the barometric pressure sensor, so I started there first only because it was cheaper, once I got a confirmed code of cylinder's misfiring that's when we took an in depth look at the spark plugs, I had to replace the coil pack and I did 4 new spark plugs.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 5
Failure Date: 09/10/2017

I parked my car in a parking lot to go into a store and when I came back immediately after I started it under the hood there was a lot of smoke even after I turned it off there was still smoke everywhere.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 6
Failure Date: 08/29/2017

Engine coolant thermostat sensors. I have replaced it twice in 2 months. I have found nothing but problems of the same sort all over the internet with many model years of the car I have. Things just don't go bad that soon unless there is a significant electrical or engine issue. I see no recalls for my year on anything and I find it hard 1 year model has no recall issues.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 7
Failure Date: 08/23/2017

My car will not go into reverse and hesitated to give gas and now my car won't go into any gear , I currently see online other ppl with this car that have the same problem.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze 8
Failure Date: 08/19/2017

Was traveling approximately 62 mph I pressed the gas pedal to the floor and the power stopped from the engine and the transmission down shifted causing a loud thud noise in the dash board area. The vehicle never increased speed it dropped down to approximately 50 mph until I exited, upon exiting I came to a complete stop and restarted the vehicle. When accelerating the dash board now vibrated at approximately 5000 rpm. I took the vehicle to the dealer paddock Chevrolet. Driving in the vehicle with the service representative roland we were able to recreate the secondary vibration. The dealer said there are no codes for the loss of power. I left the vehicle at paddock and it is there now. Gm has been non-responsive case # 8-3183509862. I have been in high-speed accidents before and am deeply afraid to drive this vehicle with out knowing why there was power loss and when it will happen again.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 9
Failure Date: 08/19/2017

On August 19, 2017, I was on the road, drove passed south center mall when I felt that there was something wrong with my engine because it wasn't driving fast as usual. I pulled over to the side of the road, at inspirus credit union in tukwila to check the engine if it was okay when I smelled a faint scent of smoke. I drove back home to park it for fear of the engine exploding. Our family mechanic checked the engine and said that the fan is too loud as if something is causing it to be overworked. The engine fan has always been loud after my oil change on July 21, 2017. The engine light has not been turned off since the oil change and I know that there is something wrong with the vehicle. Also, I entered the VIN number online and it said that the recall on my car is incomplete. The dealer did not inform me about the recall nor mentioned anything about it when I bought it. They did not give me a written letter of the recall or even specified the recall being incomplete.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 10
Failure Date: 08/10/2017

Powering down also ac. Some times stop runing. The pvc was not made right had to replace it was cauesing a vac. Leak with no recall. Now there is a posting about the intake exioes manfold broken down may have to replace mother and canylt ventor. A again no recall.


 
car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 11
Failure Date: 08/05/2017

Chevrolet Cruze 2012 delayed steering when turning, then sluggish would not go past first gear. I was driving on city street noticed difficulty turning and slowness so stopped at nearest gas station. Got vehicle towed to dealer and diagnosed with transmission failure. This was sudden, always kept up with regular maintenance, oil changes & tune ups! this should not happen to a car barely 5 years old car and well maintained!.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 12
Failure Date: 07/25/2017

The contact owns a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. While the contact's granddaughter was driving approximately 60 mph, the voice command warned her to "turn off engine hot". The vehicle was taken to cheaps Chevrolet dealer located flemingsburg, ky where it was diagnosed that the o ring needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken back to cheaps Chevrolet dealer where the thermostat was replaced; however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000. The VIN was not available.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 13
Failure Date: 07/23/2017

Reporting an engine fire on Sunday July 23, 2017. The 2011 Cruze was totaled by the engine fire. The vehicle was stationary parked in front of my home. To my knowledge no mechanical problems. Lindsay Chevrolet of woodbridge, va put new front and rear brakes on my car in mid July also an oil change with a 27 point engine check. I do not have pictures on my computer. If you need pictures let me know and I would be happy to mail them to you.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 14
Failure Date: 07/17/2017

Car wont turn off even with key off lights stay on too other times car just turns off while still on drive but gm calms no recalls !.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 15
Failure Date: 06/17/2017

When trying to start my car it sounds like wants to turn over but it does't ,everything reset on my dashboard,after waiting for a while it starts back up.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 16
Failure Date: 06/14/2017

Takes na long time to take off. The car jerks a lot and the steering wheel gets stuck. .

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 17
Failure Date: 06/04/2017

Got into a very minor fender bender and the car went up in flames. Air bags never deployed because I wasn't going fast enough. But yet my car burned.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze 18
Failure Date: 04/21/2017

The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. While attempting to accelerate the vehicle, it began to sputter and hesitate. The dealer was unable to duplicate the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 27,250.

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car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 19
Failure Date: 04/21/2017

The contact owns a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. The vehicle was equipped with an engine control stop/start system. While the vehicle was stopped at a traffic light with the brake pedal depressed, the engine control stop feature activated. When the brake pedal was released, the vehicle failed to return to the start mode. The contact stated that the vehicle was turned off and restarted and the vehicle operated as intended. The vehicle was taken to don ledford automotive (located at 4595 n. Lee highway, cleveland, TN 37312, tel: (423) 709-8643) to be diagnosed. The contact was informed that there was no fault code produced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted or notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 14,999.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 20
Failure Date: 04/08/2017

Clutch smell very strong door dust all over engine car has 9000 miles on it also getting a engine code says cruise control sensor this car don't have cruise control dealer says clutch not under warranty I'm very dissapointed with the power in the engine car has no power for going up any slope or hills way under powered.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 21
Failure Date: 03/21/2017

Bought this car used with 51k miles a month ago. Drove great the first week, after that loses powerupon acceleration and is slow to get up to speed. While driving just now, the car was losing power so I decided to hit the gas harder and instead of going faster the the stability track light came on. I am starting to wonder if I made a bad decision purchasing this car. It had trouble going up hill on the highway last wk. This car is too compact to have speed issues.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 22
Failure Date: 03/13/2017

The contact owns a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. The contact called on behalf of her son. While driving 20 mph or less, the accelerator pedal was depressed, but the vehicle failed to respond. The contact stated that the reduced power, traction control, check engine, and electronic stability control warning indicators illuminated. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the throttle body needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 153,468.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze 23
Failure Date: 02/16/2017

The contact owns a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving 70 mph, the check engine warning indicator illuminated as the speed independently reduced. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the front valve cover needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 86,000.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 24
Failure Date: 02/16/2017

Tires light all the time, overheating all the time spend 100 of dollar on anti-freeze coolant ran in overflow tank spent over $769. 00 0n people giving false report on what wrong with vehicle. I tried to file for bankrupty but wasn't successful due low income. Stop on city street.

car image   Engine And Engine Cooling problem of the 2013 Chevrolet Cruze 25
Failure Date: 02/15/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving 35 and 75 mph, the "engine reduce power" message displayed as the accelerator pedal was being depressed. The vehicle failed to accelerate. From inside the vehicle, the contact called on-star who provided failure code p-2135 (throttle body sensor). The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the throttle body sensor needed replacement. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and a case was opened. The failure mileage was unknown.

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