Have you heard about the lawsuit that says the side blind zone alert system in the 2013-2018 Chevy Cruze is defective? The lawsuit claims that the system fails because the sensors are poorly sealed and over-exposed to elements like debris and road spray.
Chevy started offering an optional "blind zone alert" safety upgrade with the 2013 Cruze. However, they placed the system's sensors on the rear bumper which, according to a new lawsuit leaves the system suceptible to spray from the rear wheel wells. The sensors and wiring are allegedly sealed poorly and allow water and debris to affect the systems, leaving owners with non-working systems they paid for.
Your steering wheel could get stuck while driving and GM doesn't think that's enough of a safety hazard to warrant a recall. Owners have complained that if they drive with their steering wheel in one position for a long enough, it can suddenly stick and become impossible to turn. The problem eventually remedies itself but not before making the driver sweat it out like Richard Simmons: