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2008 Chevrolet HHR LS FWD 4dr

2008 Chevrolet HHR
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
21 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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March 14, 2012, 1:59 pm

Elsie L

Question: cant find solution to what is taking down my battery

#1 tire monitoring system, first problem #2 interior lights would not shut off #3 interioor light would not turn on #4 battery losing power by morning time #5 battery testing good # 6 found high beam light out drivers side. #7 now check light for air bag on.. whats up

March 14, 2012, 8:59 pm

Richard W
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You could have multiple problems. On the dead battery ytou need to have the dome kight circuit tested. That is why the battery goes dead. On your tire monitor your sensor at the tire is going bad. The air bag light could be the seat belt switch. These are all different systems. They will all need to be tested separately

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March 14, 2012, 11:30 pm

Elsie L

so that means it needs to go to a shop. and what kind of expense am i looking at

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March 15, 2012, 5:27 pm

Richard W
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It could take up to 4 hours to find the problems. I would hope it would only cost around $400-$500. It could be more.

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