hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
120,853 miles

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2006 Chevrolet HHR fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2006 Chevrolet HHR Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Mar 252014


  • 113,277 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet HHR. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph, there was a sudden smell of gasoline without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that there was a fuel line leak that needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure and current mileage was approximately 113,277.

- Ocean City , MD, USA

problem #4

May 052010


  • 106,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet HHR. The contact stated that while driving approximately 55 mph, the engine stalled without warning. The engine failed to restart and the vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the rear fuse box and fuel pump were replaced. The failure persisted after the repair. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 106,000.

- Sallisaw, OK, USA

problem #3

Apr 162013


  • 115,000 miles
I was traveling down the highway when the dash panel warning lights all started flashing on and off. When it did this the power steering went out and when I tried to stop the engine revved up and the power brakes didn't feel right. It felt like the vehicle had the old style manual brakes. It has done this several times and when I researched it online I noticed there were several other HHR owners experiencing the same problem. The problem originally started with the traction control light to come on randomly and I would have to disconnect the battery to reset the computer.

- Monticello, AR, USA

problem #2

Mar 182013

HHR 4-cyl

  • 268,000 miles
The gas lines on this car have rusted through. This should never happen.

- Hudson, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 122012


  • 81,000 miles
I went to move the car in my driveway, when I noticed on odor of gasoline. I didn't observe any gasoline, and started the car. It took longer than usual to start, as if it took a while for gasoline to get to the engine. After moving it, I noticed gasoline dripping from under the car, just in front of the driver's side rear tire. I brought the car to a Chevrolet dealer. The dealer inspected the car and told me that the fuel lines were corroded, leaking, and needed to be replaced. I was then told the new fuel lines were on back order, and it may be several days before they could get them. The car sat at the dealership, waiting for the parts. It took four weeks. Why would the fuel lines on a 2006 automobile be corroded" is it the alcohol in gasoline? why were fuel lines on back order, and take four weeks to get? is General Motors having trouble keeping up with demand because so many are corroding"

- Monroe, CT, USA

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