2006 Chevrolet HHR Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet HHR
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2006 Chevrolet HHR ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.
2006 Chevrolet HHR QuestionsEngine light and Reduced power message came on. Replaced Throttle body, pedal, sensors and ECM. Problem not fixed (2 answers)
Dealer did not do a diagnostic, but charged for throttle body reprogram and ECM reprogram. Problem didn't go away, they now want to perform diagnostic but cant guarantee they will know what the issue is
I have a flat and cannot get the wheel off, I just got my car and there isn't a key with it.
2006 Chevrolet HHR RecallsIgnition Lock Cylinder Concern
In order to help prevent rollaway type accidents, all late model vehicles are designed so that the transmission must be in park (or reverse for a manual transmission) before the ignition switch can be turned to the "off" position and the key removed. These vehicles are being recalled because the key can be removed when the ignition is not in the "off" position, increasing the risk of a rollaway type accident. Dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace the ignition lock cylinder as necessary. 2 new keys will also be supplied and programmed as required.
These vehicles are being recalled because the weight on the key ring and/or a jarring event while driving may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine. If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the ignition switch to correct this concern.
The door on the dash storage bin may not stay closed in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will install a redesigned latch to correct this issue. This recall will begin on December 23, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08157.