2008 Chevrolet HHR Q&A
2008 Chevrolet HHR Question: wheel bearing replacement
I have the same car and thought that it needed to be replaced I was wrong I changed the tires and the squelling and noise was gone. Just remember one thing that these cars came with all season tires that means that the tires are for summer & winter and will make noise thinking it's the wheel bearings that needs to be replace or telling you that bearings are gone. One more thing is that when you change your front brake pads make sure they replace both clips that connects to your breake pads or else you will hear even stronger noise thinking that it's the wheel bearings. Just to tell you these tires are good and expensive I put them back on to my car. - Visitor
I know this is a bit late but I wanted to try and help. The wheel bearings for ALL GM cars 2007-2009 ARE covered under the powertrain warranty...5 year 100K warranty that is. My husband and I didn't know this and came VERY close to paying the 700 bill to replace them. They took this feature away from the 2010/2011 cars b/c apparently the GM wheel bearings STINK and it cost GM too much to keep replacing them. SOOOO...if you have a 2007-2009 GM car- even if it is a USED car and you are the second or 3rd owner? It's COVERED. - Visitor
is it safe to drive on
Traction control light comes on sometimes. Turn the car off and restart and it goes off
It seems to be a common problem for these cars. I know there is a recall for the 2009 model. I only have 39,400 miles on the car. Seems they should last longer than that.
Humming from front end at all speeds