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2011 Chevrolet Cruze repairs by problem area

Engine (45%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 124 repairs.

2011 Chevrolet Cruze engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (11%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (44%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2011 Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

32000 mi leak due to gasket failure with water pump?? 
43000 mi Thermostat failed.EMC had to be reprogrammed. I had to dispute $110.00 "Diagnostic" charge to GM/Chevy customer service to get waived for something I later found out should have been covered under longer warranty plan. 
66000 mi water pump leaked, replaced 
90000 mi Ever since recall for thermostat and water pump was replaced under warranty in the warmer months the fan would turn off and on in rapid succession. When I may mention of this to dealer service told it was normal 
20000 mi Water pump was leaking coolant. Water pump was replaced 
63000 mi

US $50
Noticed some fume type smells from AC vents sometimes when coming to a stop. 
10500 mi Leaking thermostat housing, repair delayed due to lack of gasket for thermostat housing. 
30000 mi Water pump seal failure caused coolant loss 
60000 mi Engine blown. Known problem with head repaired under warranty 
64000 mi

US $130
Smell from heater core leakage 
75000 mi Cracked plastic upper water outlet 
Coolant leak 

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-speed manual FWD

31000 mi Coolent smell after driving and shudder down 
16000 mi Coolant smell inside car when heater running. 
5000 mi Code p0690 downloaded updated program 
15000 mi Coolant leak. Replaced seal in the engine turbo coolant heat exchanger 

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed manual FWD

70 mi "Reboot" computer to clear PL351 & PL354 engine misfire calibration update codes after CEL appeared on the freeway. 

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze Engine Problems

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