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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$3,000.00
Average Mileage:
49,250 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. total trans rebuild (2 reports)
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2008 Chevrolet HHR transmission problems

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2008 Chevrolet HHR Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 102013

HHR

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The same as with other 2008 HHR owners, my car was well taken care of, oil regularly changed & fluids etc regularly checked at DEALERSHIP, it has under 50,000 miles on odometer & suddenly made the same kind of sound like a stick was caught under it that other owners describe. It also felt like it was slipping slightly when in second gear. I immediately took it to be checked out & repaired. The dealership said the transmission was shot & needs rebuilt which is costing $3000.00.

- , Elwood, IN, USA

problem #1

May 022012

HHR SS 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,500 miles

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transmission problems transmission problems

okay we are REALLY going to pursue a lawyer now. Not even 50k and the automatic transmission goes. This car is WELL MAINTAINED and NOT driven rough. This is it. See the photos ours is the black one....funny there is another HHR right beside it in the service bays....speaks for itself! They need a dedicated HHR crew!

This time it sounded like a stick was dragging under the car. It shifted real hard into and through gears. Heard from the dealership the tranny is wasted. WHY?

WILL UPDATE AS WE PROGRESS

Update from Jun 24, 2012: well the trans diff fell apart....under warranty... THANK GOD!...total rebuild of the trans, they say they "have never seen this happen"?!?!?!?!? Had the car for over a week...UNDER 50K THE TRANS DIFF FELL APART....WHY? The dealership does not know.....LEMON!

What is REALLY ironic....while our "jellybean" was in the shop it had one right next to it in the bay...see below...then when we picked it up ANOTHER HHR came in with problems.....they need a bay dedicated to HHR's!

- , Lusby, MD, USA

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