Chevrolet HHR Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet HHR ProblemsEngine will not crank, due to bad contact in starter circuit relay
THIS CAR HAS A RELAY FOR THE STARTER .. IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHICH ONE IT IS... PUSH ON ALL THE RELAYS AND FUSES ( UNDER THE HOOD ,DRIVERS SIDE, IN A BLACK BOX.. REMOVE COVER CAREFULLY ) AND YOU MIGHT FIND ONE THAT IS A BIT LOOSE .. THIS HAPPENED TO MY BRAND NEW HHR.. I HAD TO INFORM MY DEALER WHO NEVER HEARD OF THIS PROBLEM...
DO THIS BEFORE YOU REPLACE THE STARTER OR BATTERY...
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
When I unlock the door with key, the horn blows in the security manner?
Chevrolet HHR QuestionsWhat is causing my battery to go dead all of a sudden , and won't hold a jump? (1 answer)
My Chevy HHR just died the other day while I was sitting idle in front t of my parents home , got my neighbor to jump me off. . And it held a charge for bout 20 mins but died again ugh what could be causing this ? Also had the serpentine belt replaced bout three months ago and have heard a clic...
I am aware the part is under $50.00. What is the labor cost estimate.
stop working and the turning indicators stop working also and this is while driving.
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.
The vehicles being recalled are equipped with an electric power steering (EPS) assist system. The EPS can fail unexpectedly while driving. If this were to occur, steering ability would be maintained but much greater effort would be necessary to steer the vehicle, especially at slow speeds. One of four remedies will be applied depending on the model and year. Parts are not yet available so expect a second notification when they are.
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.