It still shakes when trying to ride on the highway. Substantiating documentation available upon request. A google search for this part shows the following applications. The airbag recall was just completed last month. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The signal light don't work all the time, car horn does not work, always needs pws fluid, security sensor malfunction causes car to lock up wont start or do anything this can happen anytime anywhere.
They recalled many makes of the hhr for new columns. Complaint Number: 10573835 Incident Date: February 12, 2013 Date Added to File: March 20, 2014 Description of the Complaint: At intermittent times and speeds, the power steering would just fail and the steering wheel lock up. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired.
I surely hope I am not involved in an accident as I have a 9 yr old son. I had previously removed the key fob and was only using my ignition key as per the recall letter instruction. After driving the vehicle or allowing it to idle in the driveway then turning it off it will not start again for a minimum of 1 hour. Can drive around town for 45 min attempting to see if it would happen again- it didnt happen again until I was on the highway two days later. Since then the power steering has continued to go out. Unfortunately the front tire almost totally came off.
The dealership, don hewlett chevrolet, georgetown, texas, said they replaced the power steering motor and it was fixed. Complaint Number: 10820695 Incident Date: November 24, 2015 Date Added to File: January 17, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Takata recall - when in motion, on a city street or a highway, driving straight, going into a turn or just turning at any time my power steering light comes on and the power steering goes out. I drove directly to my dealer and explained what had happened. I told him I disagreed. Complaint Number: 10569085 Incident Date: March 13, 2014 Date Added to File: March 13, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2007 chevrolet hhr. A google search for this part shows the following applications.
The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Also, the lights and windows did not work. I tried to call princeton chev again but the line was busy for over an hour. The vehicle was repaired and the failure persisted. The vehicle was not repaired again.
This happens anywhere from 2 to 6 times a day. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. I pulled over, turned car off and back on it was fine. While driving various speeds, the power steering warning light and alarm would flash and the power steering failed. The vehicle was not repaired.
While driving various speeds, the steering wheel seized and the power steering warning indicator illuminated. The contact stated that while driving approximately 5 mph, the power steering assist failed and caused the contact to become involved in a crash. The vehicle was not repaired. This is an extremely unsafe vehicle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm told that they are extending lifetime warranty to original owner but most of these model years are already in resale market so we are excluded, so I guess this will fall on our pockets. Complaint Number: 10637333 Incident Date: July 8, 2014 Date Added to File: September 18, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2007 chevrolet hhr.
Complaint Number: 10789101 Incident Date: November 7, 2015 Date Added to File: November 8, 2015 Description of the Complaint: On nov 7, 2015, my family returned to our car after eating, when my husband started the car he commented on how hard it was to steer, then the warning light for power steering came on. Refer to Corporate Bulletin Number 06-02-32-002B for additional information. I was able to get into a parking lot while being extremely hard to steer. I told them that the older chevy cobalt were on the power steering recall list and it is my understanding that the hhr and cobalt have the same parts. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start. This has happened 3 times now.
At 68,000 miles, a metal skid plate had fallen from underneath the vehicle. In addition, the new recall includes the Saturn Aura, Chevy Malibu and Malibu Maxx and Pontiac G6 that were the subject of a 2012 recall in Canada over steering problems. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The dealer stated there was no recall for the defective part. When I took it in to the dealership the service representative told me that they have had several reports of this problem but could not fix the 2007 because it had not been recalled. .