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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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September 15, 2011, 5:04 am

Jolene W
 

Question: my traction control engages with out notice ...

My traction control engages with out notice and my car shifts into 1st gear very hard and used more gas...when engaged


September 18, 2011, 7:51 am

Ron W
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If the trac or abs light is on, have the codes pulled to see what system is having an issue. If not you'll need a shop to look at it. Also if it seems to happen on turns, check your tire pressures. A low or flat tire can cause the trac system to activate on turns because of body roll.


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