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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Chevrolet HHR electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Chevrolet HHR Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 272008

HHR 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet HHR. The contact's vehicle caught fire while parked at his residence. The fire department stated that the fire originated from the battery compartment, located directly above the fuel system. A fire report was filed. The manufacturer was notified and the contact is waiting for an investigator to inspect the vehicle. He has pictures of the vehicle in its current condition. The current and failure mileages were 3,000.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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