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Posts Tagged: HHR

Uneven brake pad wear – GM vehicles

Fix Uneven brake pad wear – GM Vehicles Uneven brake pad wear on 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt after brake job. HHR, Pontiac pursuit, Pontiac G5 after brake job. When a repair fails after you’ve follow the procedures to the letter, it’s time to stop and check the factory service bulletins for updated parts or procedures. You can subscribe to an online service like eautorepair.net or alldatadiy.com for about $30/year. Then you can access repair procedures, service bulletins, and wiring diagrams. The service bulletins alone can save you a lot of time and … Read More

Ticking Noise Inside Car – GM products

Ticking Noise Inside Car – GM products GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 06-06-02-002C to address Ticking Noise Inside Car on Passenger Side at Idle conditions. The TSB applies to the following vehicles: 2006 Buick Rendezvous, Terraza 2006 Chevrolet Impala, Malibu, Malibu Maxx, Malibu SS, Monte Carlo, Uplander 2006 Pontiac G6, G6 GT, G6 GTP, Montana SV6 2006 Saturn Relay with 3.5L or 3.9L V6 Engine If you own one of these vehicles and notice a ticking or clicking noise inside the vehicle on the passenger side with the … Read More

Airbag light flashing – GM products

Airbag light flashing – GM products GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIC4734 to address Airbag light flashing, SIR light flashing conditions. The TSB applies to the following vehicles: 2005-2008 Chevrolet Cobalt 2006-2008 Chevrolet HHR 2006-2007 Chevrolet Malibu 2008 Chevrolet Malibu (Classic) 2008 Chevrolet Malibu (new body style) 2006-2008 Pontiac G6/G5 2007-2008 Saturn Aura The problems mentioned above may appear after an SDM has been replaced or the BCM has recently been programmed. Replacing the SDM and or BCM again will not correct this concern. You must take … Read More

Rough idle P0171 P0300 P1174

Fix rough idle P0171 P0300 P1174 Engine runs rough, P0171, P0300, P1174 on Saturn Ion GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 08-06-04-001 to address engine Rough idle P0171 P0300 P1174 problems on 2006-07 Chevrolet Cobalt and HHR, 2007 Pontiac G5 and G6, and 2006-07 Saturn Ion with the 2.4L engine. The engines in these vehicle may experience injector clogging that results in rough operation and trouble codes P0171, P0300, P1174. GM advises that if one injector is plugged, you must replace all injectors with an updated version (Part 12602480) … Read More


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