REDESIGN YEARS 2011
The Cruze has nine recalls and eight service campaigns/warranty extensions of note:
2011 models were subject to a recall to inspect/retighten the steering wheel fastener (11094), and to inspect/reinstall the intermediate steering shaft due to a manufacturing error (11149D).
2011 models with the 1.4-liter engine have a got service campaign to inspect the rear main crankshaft seal for an oil leak (11133); all models have a campaign to lubricate the strut assemblies, which might squeak below 35-degrees Fahrenheit (10381); and to reseal the right tail lamp weld, because not enough sealant was applied at the factory (10376).
2011-12 models were recalled to inspect for a missing weld to the fuel tank strap bracket attachments (12133A), and to modify an engine shield to prevent oil spills from causing a fire due to improper oil change procedures (12081B); and models with the 1.4-liter turbo and automatic were recalled to replace the brake vacuum micro switch (12213).
2012 models are subject to a recall to replace the steering wheel airbag coil spring due to an intermittent airbag warning light (12261A).
2012 models have a service campaign to inspect the driver-side air bag module to ensure retainers are fully engaged on the steering wheel (12015).
2012-13 models have a service campaign to update the OnStar software, since the automatic crash notification may not work (12187B).
2013 models have a service campaign to readjust the door handles, which may stick or bind (13125); and to replace the passenger side steering gear boot due to a clunking noise when turning (13101).
2013-14 models with the 1.4-liter engine were recalled to inspect/replace the right front half shaft due to the possibility of fracture and separation (14079E); and all Cruzes were recalled to replace the driver-side front air bag due to a manufacturing defect (14305).
2014 models were recalled to inspect/replace the shift cable adjuster, which could break, to an updated one (14048A).
2014 models have a service campaign to inspect/install the correct door switch since there might be incorrect power switch installed on the driver’s door (14036).