2012 Chevy Cruze Thermostat Recall

2012 Chevy Cruze Thermostat Recall

2012 Chevy Cruze Thermostat Recall – The 2012 chevrolet Cruze is a tiny car carrying big hopes for General Motors. But on Friday, GM said it is recalling practically a half million Cruzes — everything that it has built in North America in the past two years — to fix problems that could cause engine fires. It’s the second time GM has were recalled pretty much its whole Cruze fleet, Nick Bunkley at Automotive News tips out. The latest GENERAL MOTORS recall covers 413, 418 Cruzes sold in the United States during the 2011 and 2012 model years and another 62, 000 sold in Canada. All the damaged vehicles were built at GM’s plant in Lordstown, Kansas, from the start of production in 2010 through this past May.

The recall involves modifying the engine shield under the vehicle. GM says the modification will prevent any liquids, such as motor unit oil, from being captured in the engine inner compartment. GM says it has received 30 reports of engine fires, but will not know of any injuries. The recall employs a federal investigation that was opened into 2011 Cruze models in The spring and subsequently expanded to 2012 versions.

On Jalopnik. com, you can see a video of a Chevrolet Cruze catching flames. GM said it will send instructions to owners in a notification gowns scheduled to be sent on Come july 1st 11. GM also granted a second recall, for 53, 000 Cruzes, to check for possible absent welds on gas reservoirs. Cruze was GM’s best selling car in the Unified States last year, and it’s really the company’s leading admittance in a heated struggle for small car potential buyers. A lot of people at GM have suggested Cruze is even more important to it is future than the The 2012 chevrolet Volt, since GM is counting on Cruze as the linchpin of it is small car strategy heading forward.

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