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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze
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2012 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have a Tiny Parking Space
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
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Warranty work
Yes, this is a normal practice of some manufacturers, however policies may vary also depending on the type of part being warrantied. This is usually a common practice in an effort to prevent dealers from having parts fraudulently warrantied. The...
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valve cover replacement, chevy cruze LS 2011, the light was on, but then I don't see it anymore
What exactly was wrong with the "valve cover"? Valve covers are not typically replaced unless the cover is cracked or deformed. On cars, the check engine light can, occasionally, come on, stay awhile and then disappear never to be seen...
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I have a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze and I want to disable the the onstar. I found the fuse block how do you pull it out?
You should not have to remove the fuse block in order to remove the F35 fuse. You should use a fuse remover tool or a small pair of pliers. If you need assistance then have a mechanic like one from...
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I have a lemon
Hi Lisa. Thanks for submitting your question today. I'm sorry to hear of the problems you are experiencing with the Chevrolet Cruze. I'm not going to defend the dealership or mechanics who completed the initial overheating repairs, but only state...
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when the air is on in my car it hesitates to take off. also does it when air is off just worst when on its a 2011 Chevy cruze
You should first scan the computer to see if there are any stored codes that may indicate the cause of the hesitation. If no codes are present then you should have the throttle body cleaned and the injectors cleaned out....
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2012 chevy cruze eco 1.4t 6speed, put new ram short air intake in.Do I need to buy new mass air flow sensor since it get more air?
Hi Brady. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually making a swap from OEM to aftermarket fuel system components will create multiple symptoms - like the ones you are experiencing. Although aftermarket performance parts are designed to improve a certain performance...
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Is it safe to drive when the traction control, power steering, and stabilitrak lights are all on?
Generally, this is not something that will harm the vehicle, however when these lights are on this usually means that there is an issue with the anti-lock braking system. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the...
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Hi, I have a 2012 Chevy Cruze and the headlights and DIC don't work at all. How do I fix this?
Hi Nain. It's possible that recharging the battery may have damaged an accessory electrical relay or fuse. This is common if the battery charger was not set on a trickle charge or if a jump start - or battery from...
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My key is stuck in the ignition and I won't turn left. It will turn right but the lights don't come up nor does the car start. My
The first thing you should try is to see if your battery can be jump started and see if the vehicle will start? If it starts then look to see if you have a battery light is on indicating the...
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I have a cruze
Hi J B. Frequently when a car surges in summer, it's due to a combination of things, especially if this happens while the AC is on. When the engine is put under a load by the AC system, the car’s...
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2013 Chevy Cruze
To pinpoint and resolve the fault, the vehicle will have to be inspected. If you request a check engine light diagnostic a certified mechanic from YourMechanic would use a code scanner to retrieve the diagnostic trouble code(s) from your car's...
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Hey I wash wondering if I can put a twin turbo in my chevy cruze LT 1.4turbo
Hi Miguel. I've always believed that anything is possible with fabrication. However, fitting a dual-turbo charged system on your OEM engine would require a tremendous amount of upgrades, ranging from intake changes, exhaust, as well as internal combustion changes like...
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Transmission codes P0700 & P0711 My car decelerates from time to time and jerks. What could be the issue?
The two codes are definitely closely related to your issue inasmuch as the faults in both codes will often cause the powertrain to go into limp mode. So, you are starting with pretty "tight" clues insofar as the particular codes....
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When I drive 75 miles and up on my 2011 Chevy cruze it reads transmission is hot idle the engine why ? It only haves 59,000 miles
You may have a transmission oil cooler that has gotten some fluid flow issues and not cooling the transmission properly. You should have a transmission and transmission cooler flush to see if it corrects the problem. Make sure the mechanic...
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My 2011 chevy Cruze keeps saying check battery charging system and the battery and alternator are both completely fine. Any ideas?
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you are not able to find any faults with the battery or the alternator, you are going to want to focus on their wires and connections. Make sure all of the wires are...
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I had to change the valve cover on my 2013 chevy cruz will my check engine light go off on its own or is there something I have to
Hi Savanna. When the ECU detects a fault and triggers the check engine light - or any other warning light, it stores an error code in the ECU that needs to be removed by having a professional mechanic complete a...
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Inside beeping noise when starting my 2014 Chevy Cruz
Hi Lakeshia. Thanks for writing in today. Most of the time, when you hear a chime when the car starts, it's a safety warning indicating that either a door or seat belt is not correctly closed or a sensor that...
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I was lock outside with my cars keys inside the engine was on with the keys the cops where able to help me by pulling down the win
Hi Lisbeth. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when a window is forced down, it activates an error code within the security system to disable the ignition system - so the car can't be stolen. Unfortunately, this is...
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2012 chevy cruze 1.4 engine was making ticking/rattling noise for 3 days then shut off in the middle of the freeway and wont start
What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with a lack of proper oiling lubrication in the valve train. This may happen for a number of reasons, but could be due to a failing oil pump or plugged oil...
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2012 chevy cruze 1.4 engine was making a ticking/rattling noise for around 3 days while idling and in reverse.
What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with a lack of proper oiling lubrication in the valve train. This may happen for a number of reasons, but could be due to a failing oil pump or plugged oil...

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