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2006 Chevrolet HHR repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (27%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (10%)

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2006 Chevrolet HHR body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

108000 mi

US $500
the chrome started to peel off of the factory wheel, then the wheel started to leak air thru the porosity of the wheel. the dealer wanted $750 for a replacement wheel..OUCH i bought 4 nice aftermarket wheels off of EBay for $450 
36000 mi Windshield cracked. Dealer said it was due to an impact. I have read that the windshields on these autos have experienced an unusual tendency to crack whit out any apparent cause. Dealer was not forthcoming with me regarding this information 
14000 mi Back emblem had delaminated. Replacement had supposedly been ordered from previous visit, but such was not the case. They took one off of new vehicle to replace mine. 

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2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

15000 mi Loose driver side interior door panel. 2 clips were replaced. 
13020 mi Sunroof switch, express close function did not work properly 
89680 mi My inside door handle cracked at a stress point. I ordered a part from RockAuto.com and I installed it myself. 
1000 mi Remove rattling sound from headliner. 
59000 mi Wind deflector on sunroof broke. Wanted $1700.00 plus 8 hours labor to fix it. I replaced it with a $50.00 plastic wind deflector from the local autoparts store. 
26000 mi Rear Chevy Gold Emblem looks like water got in and destroyed it's appearance. New one put on 
39000 mi Securing clip for wind deflector on sunroof broke during normal operation. This caused the sunroof to improperly seal upon closing. 
39000 mi Securing clip for wind deflector on sunroof broke during normal operation. This caused the sunroof to improperly seal upon closing. 

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2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

250 mi Replaced inside windshield sunvisors.(Mirrors falling out) 
132700 mi The plastic sunroof support broke and I couldn't close the roof panel. I took it to the dealer and was told it would be at least $1200 to repair. I found a way to close it and will not have it repaired because of the cost. 
154000 mi Broken plastic sunroof support. 
48000 mi Sunroof glass rattling. 
16000 mi squeaky drivers seat and oil change 
110000 mi

US $59
Inside door handle broke. I put in a new one. pretty easy. 
12000 mi Hood needed to be re-aligned and paint touched up as well. 
50200 mi My car developed a leak, everytime it rained the passenger side floor was soaked, the heater motor is rusted out and needs replacing. Warranty doesn't cover water leaks, got it fixed privately. Gm Canada and Gmpp don't care about customers. 
79000 mi

US $160
Water was leaking on passenger floor during hard rain.It was a bad seal on the butyl patch which is under the hood and below the windshield area. I found the TSB after a long search online. I had to give it to the dealer myself.I had to pay. 
184000 mi

US $85
front inner driver's door handle replaced. being made of plastic, it had worn out and literally broke off. 

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2006 Chevrolet HHR Body Problems

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