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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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How much does it cost to install a timing belt on a Chevrolet Cruze LS?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing a timing belt on a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze LS.
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How much to replace a camshaft in 2014 chevy cruze
Hi there. Replacing a camshaft is a major repair that our mobile mechanics don't offer through YourMechanic.com. Since the water pump is also damaged, it's possible the engine overheated; which may have caused additional engine damage. The excessive rust under...
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Weird loud noise when heat is turned on
It is possible that your blower motor is beginning to fail. Usually when a motor is about to fail, they tend to get louder as there is less lubrication in the bearing. I would recommend having your blower motor inspected...
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is a purge valve solinoid the same as a evaporation vent soliniod?
In the EVAP system, the purge valve and the vent control valve are separate parts with different functions. If the gas mileage you are getting is very low, there is probably a fault in addition to the EVAP system fault....
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Why did my 2014 cruze over heat out of no where and spray colent everywhere
What you are describing could be due to a sudden coolant leak (a broken hose, for instance) that caused overheating or the overheating occurred first and that itself caused a hose to burst or the radiator pressure cap to open...
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Engine Light On - System Too Lean.
Hi there. Check the mass air flow sensor (MAF) and see if it got unplugged. When the oil change was done, most likely the air filter was checked and the MAF sensor was disturbed. Also, check all of the vacuum...
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HI I want to make duplicate key of my car. How much charge for duplicate key
Depending on the key you have and if the key has other controls on it for door locks and trunk release then you are looking at a base cost for the key of around $80 to $100 plug programming. If...
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2013 Chevy Cruze gear shifter was pulled out of park without brake pedal being applied now it will flow through all gears without the brakes.
Hi there. If the shifter is able to move without the brakes being pressed, then the brake switch (which also has the neutral safety switch built in it) in not working. Check the harness to the switch and see if...
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A/C Off Due To High Engine Temp
This is a safety measure programmed into the engine control unit. If it senses the engine temperature is high, or is not reading engine temperature at all, it would deactivate the air conditioning system. The a/c compressor is driven my...
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How many amps should my car's alternator have for a audio amplifier?
If your vehicle has a factory alternator in the vehicle, then I recommend putting in an alternator that can put out 60 amps more than the factory settings. For example, if your alternator puts out 100 amps, then you should...
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Check engine light and the engine is making a humming noise.
The humming noise could be the air filter being dirty, the drive belt slipping, or the air conditioning clutch is slipping. It is safe to drive your vehicle to the appointment as long as there is no smells or loud...
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I have a 2014 chevy cruze how do i turn the digital speedometer on
Hi there. This video should help you navigate the digital dashboard. However, detailed instructions should also be documented in your owner manual.
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Maintenance
Hi There, As you know, the Chevy Cruze is a great car with great fuel economy and reliability. As with any car, the life expectancy depends largely on how you maintain the car, the driving conditions it is subjected to,...
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Car diagnoses says bad thermostat and shop said they had to replace the whole housing system as it isn't separate
I have verified that the thermostat is only replaced with the housing since the housing and thermostat are built together and not sold or replaced separately.
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how do you fix the problem of a/c off due to high engine temp. my fluids are all fine, I'vie check and replaced the sensor at the
Hello, and thank you for writing in. There is very likely a TSB (technician service bulletin) out for your ECU due to a fault with the manufacture's equipment. To resolve this issue you should start by taking it to your...
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A/C off, engine temp high message
Hello, It sounds like you may possibly have a faulty cooling fan relay which may be preventing the fans from coming on at the correct time resulting in the high temperature message. The other possibility may be the cooling fan...
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Diesel fuel used instead of regular fuel
Gasoline engine systems cannot properly atomize and run on diesel fuel. Once the gasoline in the fuel lines was used and diesel made it's way to the injectors, the engine will stall and not restart. The only way to correct...
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Is it safe to drive car with a problem with struts?
In all probability, the car is safe to drive but technically the answer depends on exactly what is rattling. Ordinarily, if there are rattling noises or noises from struts you can drive the car for a while while awaiting repair...
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Car starting making a really loud noise, shaking, not accelerating, and the steeering wheel began to get stiff 2013 Chevrolet Cruze
Hello - it sounds like your engine shut off due to an unexpected load (steering pump failure, serpentine belt failure, etc.). First task is to check for problem codes. If the car is still running, most auto parts stores will...
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What is the solution Ac off due to High engine Temp 2014 Chevrolet Cruze
Hello - first task is to check for problem codes. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a time-available basis. Your symptoms suggest a failed thermostat - not closing and allow the engine to come...

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