2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser
- What could be the problem when my PT overheats and has an oil leak?
- My car is misfiring. I have had a tune up, changed out computer board
- Loss of power at start, slow to rev up and no guts on acceleration.
- How much does it cost to replace the wiring colunm in the headlights
- At what mph and rpm should it shift with an automatic Trans?
2003 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»
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions
Honestly I have no clue what is wrong with my car my headlights use to work just fine. One night they wouldn't turn on so I didn't go anywhere, then later they worked then suddenly a week later stopped working completely.so its gotta be a short in my wiring so how much does it cost to rep...
Why would out not want to climb a highway hill?
I have a 2003 PT Cruiser Base. The car will not start. I have replaced both the battery and starter. Engine will not turn. Lights and radio will come on but no sound coming from engine when I turn the key. The Chrsyler dealership diagnosed the problem as the steering column needing to be repla...
2003 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 clutch may fail to disengage due to a welded pin disengaging from the dual mass flywheel. It most cases, you will hear a significant rattling type noise if the pin disengages. Dealers will replace the flywheel and clutch assemblies with updated parts.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews
I hate this car.
I love this car but I have had troubles with it. Had to have 2 water pumps put on it, bushings on lower control arms, front wheel bearings, oil pan removed due a oil leak,camshaft sensor went bad . Car only has 34,000 miles on it.
I like the car style and the interior is comfortable. I don't have a turbo, so it doesn't have a lot of power and the gas mileage seems pretty bad. I have had ongoing issues with the air conditioner for two years or more now and am VERY unsatisfied with that. Still not resolved. Had a power steering problem awhile back that cost me some bucks along with a few other minor annoyances. The big pro...