Now I have a burnt orange oily substance leaking under car and fan runs after car is shut off, never happened for 3 years but now it does it??? The mechanics do not want to tell G. Looking online I found a lot of similar discussion and folks confirming that this should be under the powertrain warranty. They told me they would run a diagnostic test and determine the problem s. I just had the last leak fixed in November last year before Thanksgiving. We'll be writing about that next. Now the engine has water in the oil , they say the thermostats needs replaced , the water pump needs replaced and there is a major knock in the engine. It was a long process.
Dealer checked, did recalls, replaced thermostat and even heater core. If your dealer trys to charge you an evaluation fee, I recommend contacting Chevrolet. Will see if new heater changes for the grease issueworks!! Maybe there is an internal slow leak that is burning antifreeze through the turbo on the exhaust side of the turbo system? Is it too late or do i have to pointlessly keep taking it back to get any kind of recourse? However, you need to be careful because aluminum is a soft metal. Now when I have the heat on and stop at a light or let the car idle, a strong burning smell is coming in. A week or so after buying, my heat did not work and would only blow cold air. Is there recall im not aware of? 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.
I found out from my local garage the water pump is bad. Hint: You might find antifreeze leaking from the recovery tank hose. Remember, the squeaky wheel gets the grease! I see what looks like smoke come out of the vents every now and then. After three repairs, reach out to a lemon law lawyer. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
With that said, while you're addressing the leak from the thermostat housing you should be aware of this common problem area. It is of course out of warranty due to the mileage that I drive everyday. I had a coolant smell from day one. I have had thermostat stuck closed, radiator cap not sealing, fan fuse or relay, temp sensor not working temp sensor could keep your fan from coming on, I have also had to change a couple radiator but it was due to leak. It leaves a film on the windows. I tried changing the damper to outside air and inside air with no change.
In January 2019 I experienced the same issue. Remove the radiator outlet hose from the engine coolant thermostat housing. Calling dealer tmrw to take in. First at 50K and then at 71K. I also understand that you have some warranty questions. That the car needs a new engine, and i am awaiting word today, to see if G. Every time I bring the car in, I take picture of the mileage to see if they are even driving my car to hear the issue with that.
I fought with corporate over all the problems including burnt rubber smell and now I have a habitual radiator leak from the coolant loss poll. M tech have noticed loss of coolant in Chevy cruze vehicles usually simple gaskets or water pump issues. It threw a code for power steering, the car died, and the steering completely locked up leaving me unable to control the car. These cars are lemons, gm needs to recall them and give us our money back!. I'm at a loss here.
I pulled over turned the car off. It's necessary to clean the surface before installing the new parts. Most orders are shipped the same day. The next day my alarms started going off and smoke started pouring out of hood. My 2011 Chevrolet Cruze over heated and I was sent a letter that Chevrolet company would replace the coolant once it get low. I have been in and out of doc and was finally diagnosed with Blepharitis.
We will be in the look-out for your updates tomorrow from the dealership. We would be happy to look into this further for you, and contact the dealership on your behalf. If not, then your Cruze will still be under the 5 year, 100,000 warranty and coverage will depend. I started driving it and noticed it was surging. If so, then any of this will be covered under warranty. I will be glad to look further into this for you.
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. The problem is signifigant enough that some owners say they are too scared to drive their cars. Learn how to perform the reset procedure and replace the ignition lock cylinder. Check your coolant levels because it appears that there may be a problem. I too smell antifreeze and my kids ride in this car. This would be pump number four. I have a 2014 Chevy Cruze 1.
After a heater core replacement and a faulty air intake replaced it still smells. I have already missed some work because of it as well. Remove the 3 engine coolant thermostat housing bolts 4. In hopes it can continue getting me to work until it's either paid off or until I am able to trade it for a Toyota or Honda. This is the black, two wire sensor you see on the top side of the thermostat housing. I bought the car in Dec 2012. Unable to diagnose, but they greased them up.