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Well first before taking my trip, i hsd my csr running quite a while looking for my keys. My keys ending getting stuck then my bat
It sounds like you could be having an issue with your transmission. If the transmission is in gear and the gas pedal is pressed, the vehicle should move. If this is not happening, this is referred to as 'transmisison slipping'....
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My Chevr HHR (2006) has milky oil, and white smoke puffs out of the dipstick tube. The car doesn't overheat,and the heater works.
Check for any change in coolant level in the overflow reservoir. If no change over, say, 500 miles, you simply have a high level of condensation because there is absolutely no other source of water to the engine. You can...
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key is broken have both paces what to do
Hi there. If you have a replacement key, you can get a duplicate made at a Home Depot or dealership. However, if there is no other key available, you'll have to have the ignition lock cylinder replaced by a professional...
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Car won't start and battery seems fine
Hi there. In most cases, when you attempt to jump start the vehicle and it doesn't work, it's due to a damaged starter relay, the starter motor or the ignition relay itself. Before you complete any repairs however, it's a...
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Red blinking light under dash
Hello, thank you for writing in. If there are no warning lights illuminated on the dashboard, you should have nothing to worry about. With that being said, the flashing bulb under the dash is most likely the security system warning...
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My chevy hhr is having sluggish accerlation and knocking sounds in the front and rear wheels
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having engine issues, or it may be having wheel/suspension issues. The first thing to determine is if the noise occurs as long as the car is on, or if it...
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Replaced sway bar links and bushings. Still making a clunking sound. Sway bar feels loose when pulled on and can hear the sound.
You should not be able to physically manipulate the sway bar. If you are able to do so, there is something wrong with the bar, the links, bushings, the attachment to the frame or other suspension components. Whatever the fault...
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serpentine belt change
Hi there. In order to provide you with an accurate estimate for this service we need you to request a quote for serpentine belt replacement; as we need a bit more info from you about your Chevrolet and location. ...
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How much to do all the brakes and replace all the rotor and disc?
Hi There, Depending on the condition of your brakes, you may not need to replace the rotors, which may save you a bit on repair costs. If you notice a vibration or pulsing as you press on the brake pedal,...
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2007 Chevy HHR SMOTHERING out on take off acts like a fuel problem
Typically problems like this are commonly caused by fuel restriction issues. In most cases, this is due to fuel injectors that are clogged or dirty throttle body, EGR valve, mass air flow sensor or throttle body. It might be a...
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I just put a new alternator and battery and it still comes on what to do please help
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is to make sure all battery cable and alternator connections, are clean, dry, and tight. The second test is to have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes, in case there is...
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My 2007 HHR will not start after the battery came disconnected while driving.
Hi there. If an electrical fault exists that is causing your car not to start, there should be a stored error code inside the ECU that can be downloaded by a professional mobile mechanic completing a check engine light inspection....
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I have just replaced radiator fan on 2006 chevy hhr LT 2.2 got codes P0171 & P0420
Hi there. I would recommend reading these two articles highlighted in blue as they will explain what the code means, what causes it and possible solutions. At the bottom of each page is a box saying Get a Quote to...
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Can a timing chain be reset 2008 Chevrolet HHR
Hi there - I think your question has to do with the engine "jumping time" - that is the timing chain has jumped a cog or three on one of the sprockets, and engine management realizes one or both camshafts...
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so i took my car to get a remote stater but then afterward my
Hi there. Unfortunately, we really can't answer your question. If an aftermarket electrical component (remote starter) was installed, there are too many variables about the installation that most likely triggered these error codes to illuminate. The only thing we can...
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Took my car in for a tune up and oil change. The next day the rpm's are running high, super loud, and running very hard. What can it be?
Check the throttle plate and position sensor on the engine. When the shop performed a tune-up they could have cleaned up the throttle plate and got the throttle position sensor wet. If the sensor is wet then the engine may...
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My power steering is out.
Hi there. If the power steering fluid is good, but you're having difficulty with steering, it is possible that either there are air bubbles in the power steering fluid lines or if it's an electronic power steering system, a sensor...
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Sudden play & random tugging in steering wheel. Hear clicking from steering wheel & front left tire both while driving straight.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Checking the brakes was a great place to start. At this point the first thing we need to find out is if symptoms happen always, or only when driving over bumpy roads. If you...
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I have the obi II light on and the Service tire light, what do I need to do, I am out of town, and don't know who to take it to 2010 Chevrolet HHR
Hello - most any auto parts store will plug in an OBD II code reader for free on a "time-available" basis to get problem codes. Any codes they extract will be in a "Pxxxx" format. These problem codes will help...
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How quickly should I take my car to the shop? It says service ecm. How much does this usually cost?
Hello, thank you for writing in. While there is typically not a designated warning light for the ECM (electronic control module), there may be a check engine light pertaining to it. If you pulled a code for the ECM, further...

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