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2012 chevy cruze lt 1.4 valve cover vacuum leak. waiting on parts in the mail.
It is possible to temporarily seal air (vacuum leaks). Any method that best creates a seal can be used. In particular, RTV sealant which is flowable can be used to seal a non moving crack so long as the surface...
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I need to know where timing marks are for 2013 cruze lt 1.4
Hi there. If you are completing this job for the first time, it's probably a good idea to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. This will give you step-by-step instructions, including providing you with illustration...
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I replaced the fuel pump in my 2014 Chevrolet Cruze and it still will not stay running.
Hello. From what you are saying I do not think that you had a fuel pump issue to begin with. This engine has a history of vacuum leaks that can form or valve timing solenoids that can fail. These are...
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I have a 2012 chevy cruze my and I have a code that popped up p0171 for system lean bank 1 what could it ?
A number of things may cause code P0171 to be triggered. As the code indicates, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak....
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2016 Chevy Problem
Hi there. It really depends on the location of the noise that would pinpoint it's source or cause. If the noise is coming from the general engine compartment, it is possible you have a belt that is worn out or...
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Car trys to start without ignition turned on
It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch. As you may know, your ignition has several circuits: Always On - Connected directly to the battery and is not affected by the ignition switch. This includes: alarm, interior lights,...
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Hello, I have a 2011 chevy Cruze that beds the valve cover replaced. I already have the part. Will you please email me a quote for
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. If you already have a new cover, the required service is valve cover gasket replacement as that service already includes removal and re-installation of the existing valve cover and, in...
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air conditioner started making loud screeching noise and started only blowing hot air, then the noise stopped but still only blows
The noise is possibly from a failed compressor clutch or the compressor itself is faulty. Another possibility is the pulley bearing on the front of the compressor has failed. The issue should be fairly evident to the inspecting mechanic after...
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Driver side power window stuck inside the door. Looking for an estimate of what that will cost to fix on a 2011 Chevy Cruze
Hi there. One of the most common causes of this type of power window issue is a broken window regulator. If you press the window switch and you can hear the motor work, but the window is stuck, this is...
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Dose a chevy cruze thermostat open with the sensor ontop of the houseing or is it suppose to open just with hot water at 200degree
Hi there. Actually, on modern cars, the thermostat is opened through the interaction of both the sensor and the actual temperature reading on the thermostat. Both components relay information to the ECU which activates control of the thermostat. This is...
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Can i use gm part 55591002 for both sensors?
Hi there. Sometimes the material of the contact on a sensor can produce a false reading or not correctly connect to the electrical harness; so if your trying to test the sensor to see if it works, and the OEM...
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I changed my map sensor and my car is still idling rough and stalls at a stop light. The acceleration is better and the engine lig
Hi there. Sometimes a problem with a MAP sensor is masking other issues that might have existed the entire time. In most cases, when a car is slow to accelerate, it is caused by clogged fuel injectors, dirty throttle body...
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Can a blown head gasket cause a map controlled thermostat not to open?
Hi there. Although a blown head gasket can cause multiple systems to fail throughout the vehicle, is less than likely that it would impact the operation of the thermostat on the radiator. However, it is quite possible that when the...
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My housing holes on my 2013 chevy Cruze bust and overheated now it will not start
Anytime an engine is overheated then you may damage internal engine components. Since you state the engine is seized then you may have blown a head gasket and one of the cylinders are full of coolant causing the engine to...
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Can i drive 12 hours with no pcv valve on 2011 chevy cruze
Hi there. I believe we already answered this for you, hopefully you get our email reply. If not, our recommendation was to have this replaced before your trip. It is possible that you won't have any issues on your ride...
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Can i drive long distance with bad pcv valve
Hi there. Although its never recommended to drive any longer than you should with a damaged component, driving 12 hours with a damaged PCV valve could be very risky. The Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve is responsible for transferring excess...
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I was in a car accident with my 2014 Chevy cruze and I was hit on the rear driver side. My drivers rear tire's rim has a small dent.
Hi there. The light came on for the wheel is spinning on a different path than the reluctor ring can pick up on the wheel speed sensor. The wheel could be bent and causing the wheel hub to be bent...
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I just had a diagnostic performed on my car and the following error code came up P0299 boost control sensor.
Hi there. Check to see what the oil pressure is in the engine. If the oil pressure is low, then the P0299 code can appear. Also, check for the EGR operation and see if its sticking. A faulty EGR will...
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My oil bolt came off and I fixed it and put new oil, now car is smoking by the engine
Hi there. Anytime you have a serious situation like this occur when your car's engine is running with no oil, serious engine damage can occur. In some cases, piston rings and valve guides in the cylinder head are the first...
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i need a new rear bumper on a 2016 chevy cruze
Hi...the parts and labor will depend on exactly which components are missing and/or damaged. Therefore, the only way to obtain an ironclad estimate is to have a certified mechanic come to your location, inspect the damage, determine why the bumper...

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