Both front struts leaking shock oil heavily. Had to replace them both at a cost of $600. The car only has 29,000 miles, this shouldn't have happened.
Wheel bearing replaced.
Service traction light came on. Replaced wheel bearing.
Replace Front Left Wheel Bearing
Pop Clunk When going over Bump Pop Clunk When going over Bump / Intermediate Shaft Replaced
Lubricate Sway Bar Bushings
Front wheel bearing replaced. Replace front sway bar bushings. Front struts also leaking and bad, but traded car instead of replacing them.
Humming sound in right front of vehicle. Thought it might be flex pipe from catalytic converter. Turned out to be wheel bearing.
Hear rattle in steering column, driver's side. Thought might be bushings in sway bar. Turned out to be lost screw in mud flap. This fixed. Still hearing rattle. Two problems found in steering. One fixed. Other part ordered. Not sure which.
Replaced a part in the steering column. That part was actually repaired correctly.
Still hearing "old" rattle. This time head of service rode in vehicle and heard what I was hearing. Was play in left side suspension.
clunking noise. ordered part. in the steering assembly.
2nd replacement of intermediate shaft.
Replaced worn stabilizer link on left/driver's side. Had reported "clunking" sound. Was taking to service when involved in accident. While in for body work tech identified exact issue. After return of veh, service techs fixed problem.
replaced right front control arm
Loud thumping in passenger front end.
Noisy stabilizer links. Replaced under extended warranty.
Suspension support bracket was loose. Replaced both sides.
Bearings needed to be replaced on both front wheels.
Experienced clunking sound in front suspension. Dealer technician immediately identified problem as leaking struts, item on TSB.
Continued problem with suspension clunking noise following replacement of both struts, both strut isolators, both tie rod ends, both stabilizer links and intermediate steering shaft
After sending vehicle to two shops and GM regional service support suggested several repairs that did not remedy, GM suggested the shop look at lower control arm rear bushings. Replaced and fixed noise. Left side was culprit.
103 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Chevrolet HHR. 23 of these members
(22.3%) have reported suspension repairs for their car.
A total of 54 suspension repairs to 2007 Chevrolet HHRs--an average of 0.5 per
vehicle--have been reported.