The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Air Bag Non-deployment

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #RQ13002

    Component(s): Air Bags
    Air Bags:Frontal
    Air Bags:Frontal:Driver Side Inflator Module

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: Engine compartment fire

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE12010

    Component(s): Engine

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: Chapman Chevrolet / Cruze Engine Recall

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #AQ12002

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: October 15, 2012
    • Date Closed: October 20, 2014
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling:Engine:Gasoline

    Summary: There is no summary currently available