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.
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»
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions
I would like know upon ordering a remanufactured pcm from a parts store,do I have to do anything else to it like take to dealer and shell out more money for them as well? Or is the vin etc enough?
The trunk keeps falling down and wont stay up on its own and I don't know how to fix this problem. Also the air bag sign always stays on and beeps occasionally I think its a computer problem but Im not sure
This is very embarrasing for my wife (her car). At stop lights and when someone is stopped in front of her. Horn BEEPS quickly. Sometimes will honk three times in succession. Sometimes we have a nonhonk day of driving!!! Other days about 15 honks just in the short times we drive it. Our car has 2...
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.
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!