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Chevrolet HHR Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Chevrolet HHR Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 81,486 mi (48,500 mi - 180,000 mi)


A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

  • Visitor, , 72,354 mi

    check engine light comes on for a couple days then goes out for a couple days

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  •  Rookie

    i have change out the camshaft sensor and still my engine like still come on, where is the crankshaft sensor located on my engine....please help me....i check my gas cap and make sure it is on tight.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    Replaced gas cap stayed off for 1 week then came back on.

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  •  Rookie

    I have a engine on and they are taking about a new engine

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  • Twice this problem happened to me. Replaced the gas cap and it worked for a few years. Now its doing it again.

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    Engine light came on - checked gasoline tank cap - blew it off to clean - replaced it and light went off - has periodically come on again and then goes off again - some brands of gasoline also seem to cause it to come on -

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  • Visitor, , 48,500 mi

    2009 HHR. At 48500 miles, the check engine light is on. I changed the spark plugs and coil caps. Light stayed out for few hundred miles but now back on.

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  • Visitor, , 48,650 mi

    Same issue - replaced gas cap and all is still well at 52418

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  • Visitor, , 49,000 mi

    Check engine light comes on replaced gas cap went out for quit awhile but now it is one again. Dealership said there is a bulletin out. Car runs fine and there is no performance loss. One dealership wants to clean injectors for $240 but i really don't think thats the problem Any Ideas???? Karl

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