2011 Chevrolet Cruze
CarComplaints.com Notes: What’s that smell – it’s a tad sweet with a tinge of chemical toxicity? If you own a 2011 Cruze it’s probably a coolant leak. It’s a widespread and notorious problem for the car and is the subject of a class-action lawsuit filed in the state of New York. And that’s not the only problem 2011 owners face…
Many say the 2011 model year suffers from a throttle lag that is probably due to a fauly electronic throttle control. The problem is signifigant enough that some owners say they are too scared to drive their cars. Those that do get behind the wheel often say their transmission isn’t shifting properly and problems start occuring as early as 15,000 miles.
All of this leads us to say you’re probably better off without this car’s headaches (they’re probably chemically-induced anyway).
Worst 2011 Cruze transmission Problems
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- transmission not shifting properly23
- transmission failure7
- rolls backwards in drive5
- banging noise between gears2
- defect in reverse clutch piston destroyed whole transmission2
- not able to be towed1
- traction control out1
- transmission oil leak, rough shifting1
- NHTSA: Power Train: Automatic Transmission14
- NHTSA: Power Train: Manual Transmission3
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