Showing articles & questions for topic
Cruze

Related articles

Industry News for Automotive Techs: October 8-14
50 MPG Chevrolet Cruz Diesel, Mazda's G-Vectoring drive system, Uber and Volvo collaborate on autonomous cars, and Hubb's new reusable oil filter.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze
Until just the past few years, the Toyota Corolla and the Honda Civic were the kings of the compact car class, and domestic manufacturers had almost nothing in the way of competition for...
2012 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
When you’re looking for a four-door sedan, you’re likely interested in a smaller family car that still offers decent styling and looks, great gas mileage, and a comfortable interior that will keep your family safe as you’re driving....
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Dog Trainer
If you are a dog trainer, you expect a lot from your vehicle. You want a ride that is safe, roomy, and of course, dog friendly, since your training operation will...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Wedding Planner
As a wedding planner, the demands placed on your time are going to be significant, even if you’re only dealing with one or two couples. You need to be a master...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have a Tiny Parking Space
In many cities parking spaces come at a premium, so you only want to purchase one small space. This small space will end up dictating what vehicle you purchase, so we’ve rounded up some great candidates. Must-haves Arm...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Personal Assistant
As a personal assistant, you have a lot of demands placed on your time. Often it’s important that you be able to get around town quickly, running a ton of errands,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
If you love to travel, comfort is very important in a vehicle. You want a nice, quiet ride, comfortable seating, and enough room. We have evaluated several used vehicles, and...

Related questions

Question
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...
Question
Hey Chris what direction is the radiator cooling fan Supposed to blow? Towards the engine or towards the radiator ? It is a 201
The fan should blow air toward the engine (i.e., same direction as the air flow when the vehicle is in motion). If the fan is not OEM, the air volume may be off and the electrical characteristics could be different....
Question
Car won't turn on without jump, new battery, checked alternator, when on make a loud ticking noise
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
Question
Will not start
It sounds like you may have a problem with the neutral safety switch. Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally,...
Question
My horn windshield wipers A/c stop working at the same time could it be a relay or any thing over 2012 Chevrolet Cruze
If they all stopped working at the same time, that raises the possibility of a "common" failure such as a circuit opening relay, fuse, fusible link, common ground, and so forth. Note though that if a "fuse" blows, it's not...
Question
I have already had a check engine p2096 code which was covered under warranty. I'm getting that same code again. Should I be? 201
You need to make sure you have a new air filter and then have the MAF sensor cleaned first and then clear codes. This code can be caused from the engine running lean from lack of air flow into the...
Question
My car is a 2011 Chevy Cruze with EcoBoost. 49k miles. 1.6L. There are no problems when the car turns on, or when I put it in gear
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
Question
I was driving to work and I saw on my dashboard that my car is over heating i drove it a little bit and stop open the hood and I
If the serpentine belt broke, the water pump stopped turning and that would cause the overheating. If there's no engine damage and the belt didn't break due to a seized rotating component (water pump, alternator, etc.), it's possible you just...
Question
My sister have a 2012 Chevy cruz 1.8L. Her a.c. is not working. We change the fuse and it blow cold for about 30 minutes and then
Hi there. In most cases when a fuse continues to pop, it's due to an electrical short somewhere in the system or component in which it is powering. This could be due to a faulty electrical harness connection, exposed wire...
Question
my car starts but boggles out and stalls if i give it to much gas. almost as if the engine is choking
Hi there. In general, engine performance and the traction control issues you have described are not related. The crankshaft position sensor would cause misfiring or an inability to start; but in general, typically does not cause bogging or acceleration problems....
Question
Is my car totaled?
Hi There, Depending on the blue book value of the car relative to the cost to repair the car, the insurance companies may or may not total the vehicle. In your case, replacing the hood should not be too expensive...
Question
Check engine light, p0171 and p015B codes, what would be a sign of PCV damage vs. O2 sensor damage?
Hi there. The P0171 code means that, on the first bank of the engine, the fuel system is running weak or a vacuum leak exists near this side of the engine. A lean condition occurs when the engine either receives...
Question
I can barely make it over 20 miles per hour and the engine gets loud when accelerated
Hi there. Since the Reduced Power light can trigger for a number of different reasons, tracking down the exact cause is extremely important, if the vehicle is not properly diagnosed and repaired, the Reduced Power light will trigger again, putting...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
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...
Question
My car was shocked by lighting, the front tires where submerged in a puddle from the rain.
Hi there. Electrical shock issues caused by a lightning strike are very hard to diagnose; due to the fact that in theory, the tires should ground the vehicle. However, it's common for ECU issues to occur when this happens; which...
Question
I got my front tires changed when I picked it up and started to drive it it was pulling a little to left and stability trak came o
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of a front end suspension that has fallen out of alignment. However, if you only replaced one tire, it's possible that the new tire is causing the pull. Anytime you...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question