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 ProblemsMultifunction Turn Signal Switch May Fail
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.
A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised parts in the column (requires removal of the steering column).
If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up. This is due to static discharge through the ignition key. A revised model should be installed, but simply disconnecting the negative terminal of the battery for thirty seconds will temporarily reset the module so you can start the car.
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.