Chevrolet Cruze recalled again, this time for faulty drive shaft

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The Chevrolet Cruze was recently in the news for a recall that involved replacement of the PVC bracket that holds the wiring in the engine bay. Within a short span of time, the sedan has been recalled again, this time to replace faulty drive shafts. The recall applies to cars manufactured between, June 2009 and March 2011. Affected owners are being contacted by the company through individual communication.

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The replacement of the faulty drive shaft is an approximately two hour job and is being carried out free of cost at Chevrolet workshops. Positioned as a diesel rocket by the manufacturer, the Cruze is powered by a 2.0litre, 4 cylinder turbocharged engine that pumps out 166 PS of peak power and 360 Nm of peak torque and is mated to either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission, making the sedan the most powerful diesel sedan in its segment. However, the entire package seems too long in the tooth now and GM needs to address dwindling sales with the new model that is already on sale internationally.

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