2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

A defective turn signal lever (multifunction switch) can cause erratic operation of the turn signals and other exterior lights. Depending on the fault, a dead battery could result. Our technicians recommend replacing the failed switch.

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Certain 2001-2005 models were recalled because the high pressure power steering hose could contact the transaxle differential cover and wear prematurely, causing a fluid leak. A Damaged hose should be replaced and correctly routed to prevent future damage. For more information on the recall, please click here»

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Ive changed water pump timing belt 2 yrs ago the radiator and thermostat a yr ago it doesnt go over 3/4 on gauge fans work no visible leaks but still bubbles when I turn it off

I am told I need a oil sensor switch where is it located

I was coming up the hill and my car completely shut down. no steering, no power, I checked all the fluids, everything was fine. I just got it back from the shop. It had the water pump done, they said they needed to remove the engine to get to it. ever since then its been messed up. Now they say t...

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Recalls

The power steering pressure hose may contact the automatic transaxle, potentially damaging the hose. An underhood fire could result from the leaking fluid. Dealers will inspect the power steering pressure hose and retain or replace it as necessary.

The right rear anchor wire for a child safety seat may be too large. As a result, a safety seat using an anchor cable may not latch correctly, which can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will inspect and re-size the anchor wire.

The fuel pump module mounting flange could leak fuel in the event of a rollover crash. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will install a secondary seal over the fuel pump module to correct this issue.

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

I have a 2001 PT Cruiser-engine mount problems, steering gear problems, electrical problems and the list goes on. Every time I take my car to the dealership for regular maintenance, I end up sending a whopping $800.00. I will never by another Chrysler!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have a 2001 pt cruiser and thought my car was posessed because my locks would lock and unlock, dome light would go on and off and car would ding indicating that a door was ajar. I was ready to go insane but when my Dad came to visit me he discovered there was a screw in the driver side door that was loose and it was connected to the grounding wire. When he tightened the screw all the clicks, ...

DOORS LOCK AND UNLOCK BY THEMSELVES - DOME LIGHTS COME ON BY THEMSELVES - CLICKING NOISES IN DASHBOARD - MECHANIC CANNOT FIND REASONS - HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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