NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- General Motors is recalling 413,418 Chevrolet Cruze small cars to modify an engine shield that could create a fire hazard. The engine shield, a large plastic piece that is installed under the front of the car to protect the engine, could trap oil that is accidentally spilled or dripped during oil changes. housing. The flaming fluid can ignite the engine shield leading to an engine compartment fire. This is what you get when you hire union employees,junk.