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Power steering light came on while driving.....changed the fuse....it drove fine...next day....power steering light came on again while driving....let the car sit overnight....working fine now....its been almost 2 days. any idea on what is causing this problem and will it happen again?

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This is a known problem with the power steering which will probably require replacement of the power steering motor. The HHR uses an electric 12V DC motor to provide the power steering force, and they have started failing.

GM is recalling the Cobalt and other vehicles for this issue, but not yet the HHR. If you are out of warranty, you will probably be personally responsible for the cost of diagnostics and replacement.

You will probably need to contact your dealer unless you are able to replace the motor yourself. Sorry.

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