2011 Chevrolet Cruze: Recall and an Oil Change
May 19, 2011
The maintenance light in our Chevrolet Cruze came on shortly after 10,000 miles. We took the car to our local dealership for its first oil change and a tire rotation. While we were there, our service advisor reminded us of the steering shaft recall after an incident in which the steering wheel detached on the road.
The warranty service consisted of inspecting the intermediate steering shaft pinch bolt. The Cruze's bolt was already at proper specifications, so it didn't need further repair.
Next up was the oil change. While the Cruze didnt beat the Pontiac G8's 13,000 mile record between oil changes, 10,000 miles is still an impressive number for a car using non-synthetic oil. Lastly, the dealer gave us a tire rotation on the house.
The dealership completed the scheduled maintenance in the same day and it cost us $41.76.
Ron Montoya, Consumer Advice Associate @ 10,017 miles