All models except the manual-transmission Eco come with a compact spare tire. Wash or properly dispose of clothing or rags containing used engine oil. The oil drain bolt is located at the rear of the grey metal oil pan next to the exhaust pipe. Use a towel or glove to touch the dipstick handle. Please help support this website by shopping at. Exterior Despite its larger interior volume, the Cruze is a few inches shorter than the Cobalt from bumper to bumper.
Should not a cam cover be metal? Use this information at your own risk. However, the Eco is based on a higher Cruze trim level and uses the turbo 1. Allow the old oil to drain out for at least a few minutes or until the flow slows to an occasional drip. Almost got hit trying to pull out from a stop sign because the power was no longer there to take off. The oil life remaining should now be 100%.
Run the engine for a few minutes, shut if off, and allow the engine to rest for 5-10 minutes so that the oil drains back down to the pan. When I called a Bud at the dealership for parts he knew exactly what I was going to need and send them all to me. . When the system has calculated that oil life has been diminished, it indicates that an oil change is necessary. Notice: Do not add too much oil. Note: I am not a registered charity.
The black plastic oil filter housing is located on the right driver side of the engine near the oil filler hole and below some hoses. Vehicle Overview The Chevrolet Cruze replaced the Cobalt compact car when it debuted for the 2011 model year. Change the oil as soon as possible within the next 1 000 km 600 mi. The approximate failure mileage was 13,000. Exterior Despite its larger interior volume, the Cruze is a few inches shorter than the Cobalt from bumper to bumper. Interior choices include interesting rough-hewn woven trim or more conventional leather-style appliqués on the dashboard and door panels. Chevy states that these issues are now my issue and and spends because recall work is only one year on the warranty.
The vehicle was not repaired. This oil leak could have caused an engine fire. I use this for my work and family vehicle so it is not driven hard or abused in anyway. Today I'm working on a 2012 Chevy Cruze with the 1. The engine oil dipstick handle is a loop.
The determined that there was a vacuum leak at the engine cam cover and replaced it - or so they said. Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of Falcons Garage, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. The vehicle was towed to a dealer who diagnosed that the cam cover assembly needed to be replaced. Notice: Failure to use the recommended engine oil or equivalent can result in engine damage not covered by the vehicle warranty. Used oil can be a threat to the environment. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. It boasts a larger interior than both its predecessor and most competitors in its price class.
There were no injuries and a police report was not filed. This certification mark indicates that the oil has been approved to the dexos1 specification. I took car to norman frede Chevrolet for repairs. If you change your own oil, be sure to drain all the oil from the filter before disposal. The Cruze's styling isn't daring, but it's distinctive in this class and a big improvement over the bland Cobalt. Checking Engine Oil It is a good idea to check the engine oil level at each fuel fill.
Double check that the oil drain bolt is tight before moving on to the next steps. The failure occurred after an oil change was performed. Raise the front passenger side of the vehicle with the floor jack and securely support it with the two. When backing out from a parking spot or driveway the vehicle does not stop when the brakes are pressed and oil leaks randomly. Slowly add in more oil and repeatedly check the dipstick until the level reaches at or near the top of the cross hatched area.