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Chevrolet Cruze Owners Manual: Maintenance Schedule

Owner Checks and Services

At Each Fuel Stop

• Check the engine oil level.

Once a Month

• Check the tire inflation pressures.

•  Inspect the tires for wear.

• Check the windshield washer fluid level.

Engine Oil Change

When the CHANGE ENGINE OIL SOON DIC message or Code 82 DIC message displays, have the engine oil and filter changed within the next 1 000 km/600 mi. If driven under the best conditions, the engine oil life system might not indicate the need for vehicle service for more than a year. The engine oil and filter must be changed at least once a year and the oil life system must be reset. Your trained dealer technician can perform this work.

If the engine oil life system is reset accidentally, service the vehicle within 5 000 km/3,000 mi since the last service. Reset the oil life system when the oil is changed.

Tire Rotation and Required Services Every 12 000 km/ 7,500 mi

Rotate the tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and perform the following services.

• Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. If needed, change engine oil and filter, and reset oil life system.

• Check engine coolant level.

•  Check windshield washer fluid level.

• Visually inspect windshield wiper blades for wear, cracking, or contamination.

• Check tire inflation pressures • Inspect tire wear.

• Visually check for fluid leaks.

• Inspect engine air cleaner filter.

•  Inspect brake system.

• Visually inspect steering, suspension, and chassis components for damaged, loose, or missing parts or signs of wear.

• Check restraint system components.

•  Visually inspect fuel system for damage or leaks.

• Visually inspect exhaust system and nearby heat shields for loose or damaged parts.

• Lubricate body components.

• Check starter switch.

• Check automatic transmission shift lock control function.

• Check ignition transmission lock.

• Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism.

• Check accelerator pedal for damage, high effort, or binding.

Replace if needed.

• Visually inspect gas strut for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the strut. See your dealer if service is required.

• Check tire sealant expiration date, if equipped.

• Inspect sunroof track and seal, if equipped.

Footnotes — Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services — Normal

Footnotes — Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services — Normal

(1) Or every two years, whichever comes first. More frequent replacement may be needed if the vehicle is driven in areas with heavy traffic, areas with poor air quality, or areas with high dust levels.

Replacement may also be needed if there is a reduction in air flow, excessive window fogging, or odors.

(2) Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up, routing, and condition. Check that the purge valve, if the vehicle has one, works properly. Replace as needed.

(3) Or every four years, whichever comes first.

(4) Or every five years, whichever comes first.

(5) Or every 10 years, whichever comes first.

(6) Inspect for fraying, excessive cracking, or damage; replace, if needed.

Footnotes — Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services — Severe

Footnotes — Maintenance Schedule Additional Required Services — Severe

(1) Or every two years, whichever comes first. More frequent replacement may be needed if the vehicle is driven in areas with heavy traffic, areas with poor air quality, or areas with high dust levels.

Replacement may also be needed if there is a reduction in air flow, excessive window fogging, or odors.

(2) Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up, routing, and condition. Check that the purge valve, if the vehicle has one, works properly. Replace as needed.

(3) Or every four years, whichever comes first.

(4) Or every five years, whichever comes first.

(5) Or every 10 years, whichever comes first.

(6) Inspect for fraying, excessive cracking, or damage; replace, if needed.

General Information
Your vehicle is an important investment. This section describes the required maintenance for the vehicle. Follow this schedule to help protect against major repair expenses resulting from neglect ...

Special Application Services
• Severe Commercial Use Vehicles Only: Lubricate chassis components every 5 000 km/ 3,000 mi. • Have underbody flushing service performed once a year. ...

Other materials:

SIR Disabling and Enabling
SIR component location affects how a vehicle should be serviced. There are parts of the SIR system installed in various locations around a vehicle. To find the location of the SIR components refer to SIR Identification Views. There are several reasons for disabling the SIR system, such as re ...

Installation Procedure
Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding along the edges of the body side outer lower panel as noted from the original panel. Note: If the location of the original plug weld holes can not be determined, space the plug weld holes every 40 mm (1½ in). Clean and prepare the attac ...

Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Cracked Window Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section Note: Position the vehicle on level ground and move the front wheels to the straight-ahead position. Disconnect battery. Remove air inlet grill ...

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