Chevrolet HHR Questions
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Left lights on car dead so jumped started . Car started but power steering light and check engine light came on , speedometer not working and car wont shift out of 2nd gear ! Parked it and left it for bout 2 hrs and came back to try again and once again its dead and wont release key or even allow to turn key off !
also, the stereo won't come on and the key fob doesn't work .
It's under warranty should I just bring it to a Chevy dealer and let them handle it?
when starting engine when after sitting for a long pereiod of time engine start just fine, but after engine has beens shut down after becoming warmed up it only seems to be running on only two cylinders when restarted. it has a 2.2 engine.
Driver door lock does not disengage, when i put it in drive it will engage .
It doesn't happen every time. The shifter button only goes in half way. I need to know if it could be the brake pedal sensor or the shifter itself.
Happens more often when the weather is cooler. I think this has nothing to do with it, but my daughter insisted that I mention it.
Your opinion or recommendation will be much appreciated.
Bought the car from my dad and this happened to him also. He took it in and they couldn't find a solution.
The rear tail lights will come on without pushing on the brakes and then when I do press lightly on the breaks they won't come on. If I apply the brakes hard the break light will come on. Often when this occurs the traction control light comes on also. This is a random problem and it's been difficult for the mechanics to find the problem. Is this a short in the wiring? And if the mechanics can't fix it am I still responsible a bill???
this car 2007 chevy hhr has had a bump the light was on when i got the car 'i was told to unplug the module a few time's and the light would go off is this safe to do?
Under the gear shift sounds like a hole in the Muffler, is that where the catalytic converter is? Or is this a Muffler issue?
Go to put in gear and tc light comes on shift hard what could be the problem?
lately I use a little more gas,Autozone said it is the crankshaft position sensor, the shop told me it is the crankshaft itself and they are still looking, so far my bill will be $1000 do they take advantage of an grandmother?
It only does it once in a while but even when I'm sitting at an incline it won't move. It only does it in reverse not drive. When it does finally back up it jumps really bad but then it's fine.
Can the power steering crack the panel box.
Electronic Stability Control
Should I buy or walk away?
Since the check air bag is on, I cannot the mileage, other features the car has? I just brought the car yesterday and the check air bag light will not go off. How do I correct this?
My hhr while driving put engine shutting down and turned off what couses this
I was in a head on collision at a decent speed, the front of my car was absolutely crushed but the rest of the car was fine, I only walked away with cuts and bruises. After I calmed down I looked to the back seat an noticed the folding seat that my sons car seat was strapped into was folded down like the latch had been pulled up. Upon further inspection I noticed that the latch had apparently broken during impact! This is a great cause for alarm for anyone driving with kids in the car. I was wondering if this has been reported before or what I can do to keep this from seriously hurting someone's child.
What could it be please someone help me
The problem started today
This car will start when and wire is ran from the starter wire but it will not start from the ignition. I checked all
fuses they were good, checked the starter relay it was good
what else could be the problem ?
dear dealer something has to b done with the power steering pump.first it cost $385 for the part then the cost to put it in. which didn't help!!!! then the battery started all kinds of trouble.then i found out a fuse label eps fuse was the problem to the power steering pump. but it kept blowing this is a shame a million dollar company needs to do recalls and quickly!!!!! also the key gets stuck when you try taking out the key,u have to stick your finger under the steer cyclinder. please help its so costly.one more thing the dash glove compantment stays open it will not shut it awful enough is enough. p;ease help show you care about your customers.
It sounds like a tractor knocking. I've had a few friends listen to it and they think it's a rod too. It had oil in it the day it broke down then after sitting for about 4 days it was bone dry. I put more oil in it and it's holding. I let a friend drive it and idk what he did to it.i can't afford to put it in the shop. What's the first thing I should do? Thanks ks in advance.
Issue: Still vibrates at high speeds 50-75 mph (I drive 120 miles M-F interstate).
Recent maintenance from my local Mechanic:
12/10/14: New ignition switch (recall)
12/21/14: 4 new Toyo tires; new GM wheel rt front ; balance; alignment.
12/30/14: 2 lower control arm bushings; swing bar bushings
Took to a local dealer who wants to replace struts, shocks, and balance for $1200. These were replaced (supposedly) at 80K by Firestone. I have 125K miles now. Can these parts wear out at 45K for an HHR? Getting a second opinion. Thanks.
Or, any other ideas?
it spasmatocally hesitates and bucks. after I pull over it seems to be all right. Have almost had a couple of accidents. I took it to my chev. dealer and they said that it was a natural brake reaction on the non skid.... I forgot the word.
its a manual. it gradually went out.