2013 Chevrolet Cruze Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Chevrolet Cruze

2013 Chevrolet Cruze Recalls

In cold temperatures, the insulation on the engine block heater cord can become damaged, allowing the wires to be exposed. Exposed wires increase the risk of electrical shock and personal injury if the cord is handled while it is plugged in. Dealers will replace the block heater cord to correct this concern. The new cord is rated for temperatures of -40C.

The driver's front airbag inflator may have been manufactured with an incorrect part. If a crash occurs requiring deployment of the driver's airbag, the inflator may rupture and the airbag may not inflate. The rupture could cause metal fragments to strike and potentially seriously injure the vehicle occupants. Additionally, if the airbag does not inflate, the driver is at an increased risk of injury. Dealers will replace the driver side airbag to correct this concern.

These Cruze models are being recalled because the right front axle shaft can break. If this were to occur while driving the vehicle would coast to a stop. If parked in this condition without the parking brake applied, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly. Either case has an increased risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and replace the right axle assembly as necessary. Replacement parts are not yet ready, a second letter will be sent when they become available and the recall can be completed. This is an expansion of a previous recall, parts previously installed may need to be replaced again.

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2013 Chevrolet Cruze Reviews

2013 Cruze eco auto. love the car . able to get 40 plus mpg on highway all the time even with auto trans. decent pep for a small engine. 6 foot 2 inch driver all legs can fit in car with ease. comfortable to drive. The only complaint is the power steering is very sensitive . great car for the money. I would buy another Cruze

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