2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser ProblemsSoftware Updates for Powertrain Control Module Will Improve Shift Quality
2.4L 4 cylinder (non-turbo)
Software updates to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) are available that can improve shift quality for rough up and/or down shifts. On higher mileage vehicles, other problems may cause shifting issues. Diagnoses may be required to isolate the cause. Anytime major transmission repairs are made the PCM software should be checked and updated as necessary.
There was a recall to inspect and reposition the high pressure power steering hose. The hose could contact the transaxle differential cover and wear prematurely. Damaged hoses must be replaced.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser QuestionsI have a code P0320 don't know want it is (1 answer)
Yes, funny I know but it would start fine, then I put a headlight bulb, a turn signal bulb and replaced a fuse, the car was running fine.. An hour later, started it up but as soon as it did it bogged down and shut off started again, same thing... third time it shut off and won't even try to s...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser RecallsChrysler Recalls 2001-2005 PT Cruisers Due to Power Steering Fluid Leak
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.