Chevy HHR: How to Set The Clock

Setting the clock in your Chevy HHR is required after every battery change, and for some models, if you travel to a different time zone. Below, you will find the uncomplicated steps to follow to set the time on the clock.

2006 – 2011 Models

Note: How you set the clock on your Chevy HHR depends on the audio system that you have, NOT on the model year.

No Date Display but with an AM/FM Radio, CD Player

  1. Turn your ignition to on/run.
  2. Press to turn the radio on.
  3. Press and hold H until the hour flashes.
  4. Turn f clockwise to increase hours and counterclockwise to decrease hours.
  5. Press H 2x to show the flashing minutes.
  6. Turn f clockwise to increase minutes and counterclockwise to decrease minutes.
  7. Press again to set the time.

Date Display with a USB port and CD Player

    1. Turn your ignition to on/run.
    2. Press to turn the radio on.
    3. Press H until HR/MIN/MM/DD/YYYY displays.
    4. Press the softkey below the value you want to change.
    5. Press SEEK or FWD or turn f clockwise to increase value.
    6. Press SEEK or REV or turn f counterclockwise to decrease the value.

**The correct time should now appear on your Home Screen. If so, you are all SET!

Automatically Adjust Time Zone

For vehicles with digital navigation screens: Turning on the GPS TIME will allow the system to automatically adjust your time dependent on your present location. This feature will change your clock when you cross into a different time zone. 

**NOTE: If you are unable to set the Time on the first try, REPEAT the steps. If you are still unsuccessful, contact the dealership for assistance or consult your vehicle user’s manual. 

2 thoughts on “Chevy HHR: How to Set The Clock”

  1. Press the button with the clock in it. Press again until you see the letters HR. when the hour number starts to blink. Turn the knob on the upper right (with the musical note) to the hour. Push the clock button again for min and adjust with the same knob.


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