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Chevrolet HHR Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Chevrolet HHR problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Chevrolet HHR repairs by problem area

19% of the Chevrolet HHR repairs were to the engine, 5% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 25% to the suspension, 22% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 11% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 551 repairs.

Chevrolet HHR brakes and traction control repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet HHR brakes and traction control repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 31% cost less than $100, 46% between $100 and $499, and 23% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 26 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 29000    
88000 500 New master cylinder 
97000 450 Replaced calipers 
Chevrolet HHR in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 63000    
81300 0 STABILTY CONTROL DID NOT APPEAR TO WORK. 
112000  

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2008 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 260hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 8000    
100000 190 Removed cleaned and lube right rear brake caliper pins. Labor 110.00, Parts & materials 73.50. All problems resolved. 
 

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2008 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 29140    
30380 0 Extreme force needed to operate the brakes on first try after sitting over night 
Chevrolet HHR in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 2000    
3000 0 HHR SS will NOT stop at the very first stop sign in my subdivision. The brakes push back very firmly even with both feet on the brakes. 3rd time in shop for same problem. Technical Service bulletin 08--5-22-001 issued on this problem. GM & NHTSA notif 
8000 70 Car still will not stop when first started in the morning going downhill. After that, all is well. 
35000 0 Chevy failed to install a booster pump for brakes on HHR SS's- all of them. They had to completely redo computers, wiring harness, reroute several hoses, add in a vacuum booster pump and all hardware. 
 

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2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2012 117180    
117180 434 Replaced both rear brake cylinders at the same time due to leakage causing mushy brake pedal feel. 

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