Chevy HHR Questions and Answers

I just bought a brand new 2011 Chevrolet HHR. Drove it to the local body shop to have some pinstriping done to it. Seamed to be overheating a little on the way. Got a call the next from the body shop manager. He said my car will not start, so he had it towed to the local Chevy Dealer.

Chevy HHR. 2.4 litre.Question: is it hard to replace the lower control arm bushings.

Answer: Replacing the lower control arm bushings is not that hard at all. You need to get the car up on jack stands or a lift and remove the front wheels.

2007 Chevrolet HHR. New tires, brakes, rotors changed. OK I started having violent shaking in the steering wheel about 8 months ago so I took it to the dealership
and they said I needed new pads, got that done and it took care of the problem for about 2 months and I started having the same thing again.

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How Things Work

Basic Power Steering Operation- Hydraulic

The hydraulic power steering pump is a constant displacement vane-type pump that provides hydraulic pressure and flow for the power steering gear. The hydraulic power steering pumps are either belt-driven or direct-drive, cam-driven.

The power steering fluid reservoir holds the power steering fluid and may be integral with the power steering pump or remotely located. The following locations are typical locations for the remote reservoir:

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Common Engine Codes

Evaporative Emissions Leak Code P0440 - P0455

P0440 - P0455
The control module tests the evaporative emission (EVAP) system for a large leak. The control module monitors the fuel tank pressure (FTP) sensor signal to determine the EVAP system vacuum level. When the conditions for running are met, the control module commands the EVAP canister purge valve OPEN and the EVAP vent valve CLOSED .

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