The manufacturer was notified of the failure but no assistance was offered. The second time they replaced the inside cab filter, which isn't covered by the warranty, and it still smells. It's common to see a leak in this area. Since this is a specialized fitting fused right onto the hose, the only way to complete the repairs becomes to replace the part. This includes the Turbo charged models that you find in some Sonic and Turbo Cruze models. I'm always cautious that my engine will blow out when I drive it.
Sometimes, it leaks as I drive, other times, it'll be parked and leak out when idle. This means they didn't seal it with an O-ring. They said they found a leaking return hose that goes to the tank and replaced it. So then I run over a nail and go to replace the tire and the mechanic looks over the car again and bring an oil leak to my atttention from the oil pan and shown visible oil on the gasket. Will never buy another chevy. We'll be writing about that next. I had to do this every night for almost 3 weeks during the cold winter months.
After inspecting a few of these failed coolant thermostat housing parts on several different years, you find different types of failures. It's necessary to clean the surface before installing the new parts. The contact stated tha ta coolant odor emitted into the vehicle whenever the heat was turned on. We've seen anything from loose or broken clamps to a crack in the nipple on the bottom of the overflow bottle. I took it to the dealer because I received a letter from Chevy stating there may be a problem with a coolent leak around the water pump. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-866-694-6546. We provide more information about it at the end of the article.
Had been away from the car and car was cooled and added more coolant to it. As the driver continues to lose coolant they might find intermittent heat operation on their Chevrolet Cruze. I have actually owned two of these cars, the first was a 2011. I realized that it isn't a normal smell and realized that it is most likely a engine coolant smell and my be unhealthy to be breathing. As I am driving, I have to tell them while driving not to put that on my car, move that off my brakes which sometimes my vehicle wouldn't stop I had to press down all the way to the floor for it to stop and my brakes aren't bad, they even have something setup to when I am breaking, slowing down and about to turn that it locks up my breaks and causes the care to do something like a jerk thing or instant stop, they have moved it to the back of my car which moves the opposite way my vehicle is being steered and it spins out only on one tire. The contact stated that while the vehicle was in for routine service the independent mechanic discovered that coolant had leaked from the thermostat housing.
This can't be healthy especially for my boys who have severe allergies to mold. Additionally, if the air bag does not inflate, the driver is at an increased risk of injury. I had my coolant flange replaced a second time. They identified all three problems. The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze offers two engine choices: A 1.
The recall began in August 2014. The repairs themselves are straightforward, yet still require a fair amount of do-it-yourself skills. The newer replacement units have a nice thick O-ring. Luckily, I was not alone this time. Zip Code Item Quantity Low High Labor - Replace The Chevrolet Cruze Thermostat Remove and dispose of old thermostat and gasket.
However, you need to be careful because aluminum is a soft metal. It resulted in thermostat and housing along with additional coolant housing to be replaced about a month ago. This becomes a completely different part number than the newer models from 2012 through 2015. Although a coolant leak from the thermostat housing remains the most common issue, additional problems can cause a coolant leak and a check engine light. Base models ride on 16-inch rims, with the more expensive models on 17- and 18-inchers.
In most cases, people are just getting the entire assembly despite the fact that the leak could come from several different areas. While driving I get a very strong odor of anti-freeze or motor fumes that are inside the cab of the vehicle. When driving they place it my brakes which sometimes don't stop, they have others driving at the same time as I am and it effects the driving of others, they move my vehicle which is steered the opposite direction I am controlling it, it can cause you to crash, it's huge distraction. Learn how to perform the reset procedure and replace the ignition lock cylinder. In other words, this doesn't make the best.
This hasn't happened for the Chevrolet Cruze coolant leak yet. The contact owns a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. I have had it to the Chevy dealer that I purchased the car from and was first told there was nothing wrong. It was so bad I had to open the windows to get the smell out of the car. Legroom up front is excellent, while the rear seats offer a comfortable place for two adults — as long as the front seats are not fully extended. I was told they did the update and that they would have to special order the compressor and would call me within 3 days to come back so they could install it. Its horrible and if they cant figure this out I will have no choice but to get rid of this car! 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.
More recently, when it overheated, the car had been idle for 2 hours and then 5 mins into me driving it, it happened. If your hose isn't leaking from this location, show great care when removing it during the thermostat housing replacement operation as it snaps off easily. However, so far, when we locate a leak in this area we've actually found a broken plastic fitting on the coolant tank recovery hose itself. Plastic Fitting Leaks on the Chevy Cruze Failure of plastic parts strikes again. However, some of these automobiles came through with the 1. Those owners will be advised that they must have their vehicles remedied again under this campaign and that having the earlier recall completed did not remedy their vehicles.