Top 20 2011 Chevrolet HHR Questions & Answers

This is pretty common and is usually caused by metallic particles stuck to the magnetic encoder on the wheel speed sensor. GM has issued a service bulletin about it.
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By the shifter linkage at the transmission, actually under it

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Under the right front seat.

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Cam shaft sensor correlation A and B. Time for a timing kit. All of it.

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sounds like air in cooling system ck hose connection and water pump for coolant flow

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It goes off the same reservoir as the front ones, if it's not working then there is a clog in the line somewhere, or the nozzles need to be replaced

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Check the engine codes first. Some codes will shut down the ESC and traction. Then Traction codes will shut down ESC. With out codes we just guess.

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You take it to the dealer to see what code is stored it the air bag module an then you have them fix it .That will be the only way to turn off the light .

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try and wiggle the stick back and forth vigorously and see if they come on or flicker see if your hearing an audible clicking noise when you select low and high beam if above dont fix it then your headlights will need to be diagnosed and replaced possibly a wire issue

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Allow the engine to warm to at least 104 degrees.Shift it through all the gears.Put it in park.Remove the vent cap.Raise it on a lift.Remove the oil level control plug.It is below the right hand axle.The fluid should be level with the bottom of the plug hole.

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Yes when my camshaft was bad my car would always cut off

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Check out the mudflap above the tyre.

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on transmission rear end

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Could be bad module.

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There is a problem with the traction control system which could be a sensor or other component. The system would need to be checked for trouble codes to proceed.

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I know this may sound crazy but check to be sure your oil cap is tight. A loose or missing oil cap, or any severe valve cover leak, will cause the PCV system to cycle.

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