pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,883 miles

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2015 Chevrolet Cruze electrical problems

electrical problem

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2015 Chevrolet Cruze Owner Comments

problem #7

Aug 242016


  • 31,500 miles


The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. The contact stated that the vehicle experienced a complete loss of power without warning. The vehicle was towed to the dealer, but the diagnosis was not specified. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 31,500.

- Danville, CA, USA

problem #6

Mar 122016


  • 6,400 miles
Car is in for service for 3rd time -- intermittent electrical problem causing loss of transmission (I.e. revs then drops in and out of gear); driver display warnings include service stabilitrak, service power steering, service transmission. Power door locks also operate on their own. Instrument cluster gauges will drop towards their off position, then resume normal position during these events. If the car is shut off, sometimes a "no start" condition will occur when the key is turned to the start position, gauges will operate normal even with no start condition. After rapidly cycling the key off/on/start position for sometimes up to 30 times, car has always eventually started. Sometimes condition has cleared, other times transmission is stuck in a gear (3rd for previous dealership visit, 4th for current visit) but not in a limp home mode as full engine power is available. Manual shifting is not permitted, "shift denied" appearing on the driver display. Very concerned about safety as dealership cannot guarantee that transmission will not drop into lower gear at highway speeds. If the transmission were to suddenly drop into 3rd at 75 mph with no application of the brakes, the car behind me may not be able to react to the sudden drop in my vehicle's speed. Condition has happened when vehicle and components are hot, such as after highway/city driving for 2 hours.

- Taylor, MI, USA

problem #5

Nov 202015


  • 5,123 miles
On the same day, within a few hours of each occurrence, first I had the keys in ignition and vehicle running, and shut the door and all four doors locked. Then a few hours later, I tried to put the vehicle in to drive and it would only rev up and would not go forward. When this happened, the D for drive on dash was flashing. Reverse worked fine. In both instances the car was stationary. When the car was locked, we used the spare key to manually open the door. In the second instance, I had the car towed to a dealer. Having trouble uploading the service receipt, but they found nothing wrong.

- Montrose, MI, USA

problem #4

Nov 132015


  • miles


The dashboard lights flash along with the radio/navigation screen and sound system while driving. This happens while the vehicle is in motion and has begun happening more frequently now. Also, sometimes the key control does not work for the car even though the key battery is up to date.

- St. Louis, MO, USA

problem #3

Mar 012015


  • 20 miles
When I run my heat from day one of getting the car the radio shuts off and the screen will go black and shut off and turn back on with no screen, the voice calling when the radio gets hot shuts off or the radio will be stuck on the last note that was said on the radio will play loud for minutes at a time, if you touch the radio with your hand it will burn your hand, this is all while driving the only way to stop the radio from doing these things is to wait it out I hope for a recall soon a brand new car shouldn't have issues like this.

- Mayfield, NY, USA

problem #2

Jul 312015


  • 11,950 miles
The contact rented a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving at approximately 65 mph, the cruise control shut off without warning when passing a prompted wireless hot spot zone. The failure recurred intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The rental Agency was notified of the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 11,950. The VIN was not available.

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #1

Jan 262015


  • 190 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. While driving approximately 3 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The failure recurred on two other occasions. Also, on another occasion, the brake pedal failed to stop the vehicle. The contact placed the vehicle into reverse and the brake pedal responded. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the failure was unable to be duplicated. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failures. The approximate failure mileage was 190.

- Prudenville, MI, USA

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