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Chevrolet HHR Electrical and AC 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 electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet HHR electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 26% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, and 24% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 38 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.

2008 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 0    
5000 0 Occasionally, all gauges stop working (only register zero) or speedometer reads 20-40 mph too high. Gas gauge goes from reading full to empty after driving 40 miles. Dealer says nothing is wrong with car. 
11000 0 I hope this will fix the ongoing problems with this car. So far the failing odometer/gas gauge problem hasn't recurred. Now there's a rattle in the steering column and the radio doesn't tune properly. I'm going to live with these, rather than try repairng 
33000 0 remote door controllers failed. batteries replaced but did not fix problem. controllers for left and right door locks were replaced. seems to have fixed the door remote problem. 
68000  

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2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 21000    
31000 0 shifter assembly replaced. key would stick in ignition. 
 
Chevrolet HHR in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 2000    
9000 0 Dome light defective. Fell off. Replaced full assembly. 
10000 0 Fan only worked on high setting, watercorroded electrical control, from a water leak. 
23000 0 heater fan 
23000 0 replace fan and resistor 
26000  
Chevrolet HHR in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 0    
7440 0 Growling noise when air conditioner was on. 
8060 0 Repaired A/C growl 
19220 0 Rear wiper motor stops when it is cold. Dealer ordered a replacement. Waiting for part.  
22320 0 Rear wiper motor replaced. 
41540 60 Blower motor seized because water in drain well area got closed up with leaves. Resistor and fuse burnt out. Had to cut fan frame to get motor out to grease bottom bearing. Adapter ring only comes with new motor. Made my own part to hold in motor.  
45880 70 Firewall window drain got plugged with leaves. Water entered blower fan motor. Rusted bearing and motor brush assembly. Took apart fan motor re-lubed the bearing. Replaced burnt heater fan speed resistor. Had to cut motor frame to get itout 
78740  

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2006 Chevrolet HHR 4dr Wagon

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet HHR in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 6000    
25500 0 The battery had a dead cell. A free loaner vehicle was obtained and the battery was replaced free of charge under the warranty. 
 
Chevrolet HHR in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2006 2000    
12000 0 Electrical problem in radio. Electrical problem in drivers side power window. Electrical problem in turn signal. 
27000 0 Also, had to replace turn signal switch. 
49000 0 Replaced cruise control switch. Power mirror switch replaced. 
63000 0 Replaced chafed wire in wire harness by cylinder #3 
 

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