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Mega fuse snapped off when trying to loosen bolts. Do we need to replace the whole battery fuse box or just the broken fuse?
The mega fuse unbolts and is replaceable separately. If the common plate was bent it can potentially be straightened but if any of the segments of the plate that bolt to to the fuses are broken, you can obtain a...
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2013 Chevy Cruze Engine False Overheating
Hi Daneen. Thanks for contacting us today. This is a very odd situation, but I think the heater's inconsistent operation might be a clue as to the root issue. The heater works by coolant that has been heated after circulating...
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2012 Chevy Cruze 1.8L car is sluggish and hesitates to accelerate code is p0016 changed both cam sensors no luck
There are two possibilities that could be causing this issue. It is possible that the timing belt was replaced incorrectly and now the timing is off therefore having the same problem as before. The other possibility is that the crankshaft...
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What could cause the ac off engine temp high to come on after replacing the water pump on a 2011 Chevy cruze
It sounds like you may either have a faulty thermostat that may be sticking causing the temperature fluctuation or potentially have a faulty temperature gauge inside the vehicle that may be providing inaccurate readings. The thermostat regulates the flow of...
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2013 Chevy Cruze is lurching forward when idling and making a noise like "running over someone" not necessarily at same time
It is possible that there could be an issue with the idle air control system. Unfortunately the only way to know for sure would be to have the vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause of...
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P0171 after oil change
To answer your question as to the cost, it depends on exactly what is wrong. As described below, there are many underlying malfunctions that can cause diagnostic trouble code P0171. Typically, a diagnostic is performed, the exact cause is pinpointed,...
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Overfilled my oil after draining to proper level what should i do?
If the engine is operating normally now, and you have ensured that the oil level is no higher than the full mark on the dipstick, no further steps are required. Overfilling oil can cause aeration of the oil and loss...
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Tire Pressure
Tire pressure is measured and set when the tire is stone cold. However, cold tire pressure tire, once set when the tire is at a specific ambient temperature, will go on to vary up and down as ambient temperature goes...
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I got a question.. can you remove the cdv on an automatic transmission, if so what are the pros and cons of the delete?
Only manual transmissions are equipped with clutch delay valves in the clutch actuating mechanism. On automatic transmission equipped vehicles such as yours, shift points, rate of engagement of the clutch and applied line pressure are all controlled electronically. To modify...
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2013 Chevy cruz wheel replacement
The stock wheel diameter for this vehicle appears to be 16 inches or, optionally, 17 inches. To return the vehicle to stock, it is best to buy a set of OEM rims from a GM dealer. Aftermarket rims may have...
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whinning/squeeling after 10 min drive
Hi Alex. Thanks for the question today. It's quite possible that the aftermarket valve cover is not sealing correctly, or when the engine gets to operating temperature, the gasket expands to create a vacuum leak. This is a common side-effect...
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My chevy cruze Lt over heats.
You should not continue to drive the vehicle if it is overheating or you may do major engine damage. You will need to have cooling system pressure tested to find where the leak is and then a diagnosis can be...
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Yesterday the radio or display in my 2015 Chevy Cruze wouldn't come on, today both worked but car wouldn't start
The most common possibility is the battery is faulty. As the voltage decays, due to the battery being faulty, the vehicle enters the "saver" mode that you are seeing. The first thing to do is load test the battery. If...
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Code p0301 replaces all 4 plugs, cylinder 1 and head gasket
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0301 means that Cylinder No. 1 is misfiring but the causes of that misfiring can be very varied. The fuel injector could simply be dead or there is little cylinder compression due to a burned valve or...
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My check engine light is on,I took my vehicle to auto zone the code read as P2076 indicates the PCM detected the intake manifold
As you know, code P2076 indicates that the signal for the tuning valve position sensor was not within a specified range. When this happens, often times it is related to a power or voltage supply issue, an open circuit or...
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Can a p015b be caused by a loose gas cap?
Trouble code P015b is not related to, or potentially caused, by a loose gas cap or any other EVAP system malfunctions for that matter. The code instead relates to degraded performance of one of the engine's oxygen sensors. In some...
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2012 Chevy Cruze won’t start crank but won’t start jumped the started and it started right up
Hi Dominic. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Since your ignition switch was damaged, you should probably replace this first, as not only is this the likely source of your problem, but it represents an electrical safety issue and maybe a...
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a Chevy Cruze 2011 and when I stop at a red like or when the areis not moving and I get ready to accelerate its hesitation
Hi Nawaza. Thanks for contacting us today. The Chevrolet Cruze isn't well known for its acceleration ability. However, this could be a sign of a rather signification fuel system obstruction or even transmission problems. I would recommend having a professional...
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Oil drain plug is rounded off on my 2016 Chevy cruze. Can I replace just the drain plug or the whole oil pan
There is no need to replace anything other than the drain plug and that part is sold separately. If, by chance, the internal threads in the oil pan are damaged, those can be restored. For your car, the drain plug...
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Where is the Knock sensor on a 2012 cruze eco 1.8L
The knock sensor is mounted to the rear of the cylinder block (i.e, the side of the block nearest the firewall) toward the crankshaft pulley. The car must lifted somewhat and safety stands must be placed. Please be aware that...

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