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97,974 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

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2007 Chevrolet HHR steering problems

steering problem

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2007 Chevrolet HHR Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 222014

HHR LT 4 cyl 2.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,000 miles


My 2007 Chev HHR the power steering is going out intermittently. When I restart it the light goes out and may or may not come right back on. This seems to happen when the car gets hot, like a drive that is over an hour. This seems to be dangerous as you never know when it will happen and would hate for it to happen in a curve. This could be fatal if it happens at the wrong time and I am caught unaware.

As I read all the other complaints online about this same exact problem with other HHR's, it seems that Chev needs a recall for this problem before someone is killed. For now I am very nervous when driving my car and make sure that I always have two hands on the steering wheel just in case the power steering goes out again. THIS NEEDS TO BE RECALLED NOW.

- , Roxboro, NC, USA

problem #3

Sep 192013


  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,374 miles

Driving on the highway at about 70 mph and there is a chime and the instrument panel reads "power steering", good thing it was on the highway or it really would have been ugly! The problem has been occurring off and on just about every day since, I pull over, shut the car off and turn it back on, most times it will be fine for a day or two. It needs to be fixed but I would really like for GM to issue a recall before I have to spend the money out of my own pocket, other than that problem I am very happy with the HHR, it is a very reliable car, but when the power steering goes out, it really does pose a serious safety issue!!! It's a good thing I am able to handle steering without power.

- , Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

problem #2

Nov 302012


  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

My 2007 hhr power steering light has came on and

the power steering has stopped working

- , Covington, GA, USA

problem #1

Apr 282013

HHR LT 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,523 miles

While driving power steering light came on and lost power steering. Stopped and restarted the car and got a few miles when the problem occurred again. I lost steering several times before I got home. Going to bring it in to the dealer in the morning. If there is a recall on this later, will I get reimbursed?

- , Alexandria, VA, USA

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