The approximate failure mileage was 75,000. The Chevy Cruze coolant leak is a problem on the rise. The thermostat housing or water outlet allows coolant to flow back to the radiator. The initial housing was made of plastic. O'Reilly Auto Parts carries a selection of thermostat housings and gaskets. First I was stopped at a red light and the car jerked forward and honestly scared me as it felt like I had just been hit by the car behind me.
Parts for the remedy are not currently available. I was driving down a dark highway, going about 25 mph. See symptoms and replacement tips for Honda pulleys. A second owner letter will be mailed when parts are available. With that said, if your Chevrolet Cruze is out of warranty, it may be worth a call to Chevrolet customer assistance. The car is at the dealer today getting the coolant recall completed and it will be computer checked for the engine light.
With the newer Chevrolet Cruz models the thermostat housing itself is made out of aluminum. I ran the heat and defrost heavy with no issues to report. They then added a peppermint extract to the coolant fluid to ensure that if there was a coolant leak of any kind the odor would be immediately discernable from any other automotive odor. Engine error code found, advised to take to dealer to investigate. We provide more information about it at the end of the article.
This person had the same problem: in the course of that repair the techs detected an extreme amount of lubricant on the inner dash box where the vent doors and controls are located. It resulted in thermostat and housing along with additional coolant housing to be replaced about a month ago. The contact stated that while the vehicle was in for routine service the independent mechanic discovered that coolant had leaked from the thermostat housing. Once they replaced a transmission coolant connector, that didn't solve the problem, and twice they said they couldn't find a problem. I almost went into down into a 6 lane expressway when the brakes didnt work! I had my coolant flange replaced a second time. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.
The vehicle was not operating correctly and lost power while being driven or idling. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who diagnosed that the water outlet was leaking coolant out of the engine onto the transmission. They might render assistance of some kind? Car was purchased labor day of 2013, has a little over 9,000 miles with bumper to bumper warranty still enforced. These parts were made to fail. I'm almost positive that there's a recall for this issue, but I need confirmation.
The rupture could cause metal fragments to strike and potentially seriously injure the vehicle occupants. The car putters and has horrible acceleration and I have contacted Ford and carmax dealership and coorp for help at the same time all the Cruzes were taken off the lots and were no longer allowed to be sold because of all the recalls and they were deemed unsafe to drive. However, if you have replaced the spark plugs or performed other on your automobile this probably falls within your skill set. I told them that this coolant is also inside the cab of my 2011 Chevrolet Cruze and they said that I would be charged to have my 2011 Chevrolet Cruze checked for reason of leak but once coolant is leaked out or low they would replace it. Returned to vehicle twenty minutes later turned on car, fan still running hard.
Some of those vehicles were repaired using defective parts. Follow this hose down and you'll find that it attaches to the thermostat housing discussed in the article above. No guarantees here, but they can provide a goodwill adjustment for known problems if you're only out of the warranty window by a small amount of miles or time. In some cases General Motors will identify common failures across a wide amount of vehicles and offer a special policy. Any time it has overheated and the engine when idle, I've been on the freeway, driving at least 60 mph or on the street, driving at least 30 mph. All I asked carmax for was to take this vehicle back and let me pick out a different car.
The recall began in August 2014. This chemical is a labeled ¿a¿ poison for humans within it's label. This is an expansion of recall 13V-452. Most orders are shipped the same day. If you need any further assistance or information please let me know. It does not happen all the time. The contact stated that coolant was leaking from the vehicle.
Learn how to perform the reset procedure and replace the ignition lock cylinder. Depleted coolant reservoir caused the engine to overheat after driving for about seven minutes. The Cruze Coolant Leak Symptoms When the thermostat starts to leak it begins slowly. I still have a continuous smell of something burning and have to take it in for service again. So since then I have checked the oil every day just to be sure im not running low and it wasnt low. This has been such a hassle I am now vehicle shopping and will not purchase another Chevrolet.