2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

Multifunction 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.

Click Noise when Turning Steering Wheel

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).

Software Updates For Powertrain Control Module to Address Erroneous CEL

"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Where can I find the correct fuse? (1 answer)

Hi!! MY 2003 PT cruiser blew a fuse (plug inside) and it's not a fuse under the dash. Where is it located under the hood?

Thank you
Sheila Ferace

Starter want starter want start from time to time new one on battery good but tap on starter and it will start but does it again what up with this. (1 answer)

What could be draining my battery? (1 answer)

Text message me with the answer, please. Thank you. Also, now the radio and clock doesn't work. I had to get a jumpstart again today. This is my 7th or 9th jumpstart but I've gotten a new battery on the 10/14/15.

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Recalls

Chrysler 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.

Chrysler Recalls 2003 PT Cruisers Because the Clutch May Fail to Disengage

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.

 

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

Good looks,ride and room I like it its almost like a truck
I have a 2003 Cruiser Limited. I like it pretty well, but am going on my 3rd starter since November and the last replacement was just a week ago. So I'm w/o transportation again. Does anyone have any ideas what might be causing this to happen? Don't want to be stranded, mjham
new radiator, brakes two times already before 60,000,suspensine fixed three times, oil light comes on, air conditioner fixed, heater fixed,, transmission replaced, car is junk

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