2007 hhr brake noise

5

Asked by Feb 16, 2017 at 09:14 PM about the 2007 Chevrolet HHR LT2

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put on new brake pads changed the rotor on drivers side, changed A arm bushings on both sides, it stopped the vibration on the front from the bad rotor, now I have a brake noise on driver side, like it sounds like a car with bad brakes clanging and screeching , took it all apart didn't see any issue put it back, same thing. the caliper went in ok seemed alright,  but a hellva noise. what do you think.

9 Answers

21,115

Did you use some anti-squeal lube on the back side of the brake pads. Your not the only one a guy down my road drives one and I see him everyday, can not miss him, I know he is coming without even seeing the HHR. It grinds, squeaks, thumps, rattles ect.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
5

Yes the pack of anti whatever, on the shelf at auto zone, for 1.50. I just put my old brakes back on. From the other side. They were half or more still doing the same thing. Could it be the caliper, it went in ok but looks real rough,

21,115

My concern is if its mounted correctly. Maybe its the back plate or some other part dragging around.

21,115

Clanging kinda sound loose or broken parts, may need a install rebuild kit or mounting bracket hardware. Could you be hearing wheel bearing?

5

It's only when push breaks. Double checked and took off breaks and rotor and redid everything. To TQ specs. It's squeking for a couple sec s after releasing the pedal.

21,115

Then its the brake pads I believe. May not can stop it. If it functions good otherwise. I have had metallic brakes on my truck for years and the front make noises too and its all mounted correctly too, Although I am about to do a full brake rebuild (already done the back), I am replacing the calipers, Hubs, Bearings, brackets, Rotors, Drums, all hardware and the master cylinder too not because of the squeak but because my OEM master cylinder applies pressure to the system while driving and crystallized the pads & rotor/drum metal and I just want all new parts for everything else since I will have to remove them and its a 1998 model.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

thank you fellers, if anything else you think of Ill sure it shot. Thanks

55,425

Are the anti-rattle clips installed? There is a picture at the link below.

55,425

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php? pk=1254036&cc=1433686&jsn=480

Your Answer

HHR

Looking for a Used HHR in your area?

CarGurus has 2,446 nationwide HHR listings starting at $995.

ZIP:

Chevrolet HHR Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,060
  • #2
    Js08016
    Reputation
    550
  • #3
    butch686
    Reputation
    510
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chrysler PT Cruiser
9 Great Deals out of 2,890 listings starting at $1,990
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,177 Great Deals out of 70,681 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
581 Great Deals out of 34,544 listings starting at $900
Used Chevrolet SSR
5 Great Deals out of 288 listings starting at $12,888
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,709 Great Deals out of 175,181 listings starting at $955
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,036 Great Deals out of 62,796 listings starting at $880
Used Chevrolet Cobalt
39 Great Deals out of 3,541 listings starting at $1,477
Used Honda Accord
1,114 Great Deals out of 74,392 listings starting at $1,100
Used Ford Escape
1,261 Great Deals out of 104,496 listings starting at $895
Used Honda Civic
832 Great Deals out of 61,317 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Camry
1,109 Great Deals out of 87,564 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Chevrolet HHR LT2 For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 60 listings starting at $3,000
2010 Chevrolet HHR LT2 For Sale
34 listings starting at $4,900
2009 Chevrolet HHR LT2 For Sale
56 listings starting at $3,450
2008 Chevrolet HHR LT2 For Sale
10 listings starting at $4,200

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.