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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

Engine & Ignition shutting down

Today, 2/9/2015, my engine and ignition just shut down - completely stop while I was driving. This is dangerous and very scary. It is a computer and other problem which is Chrysler's fault and no fault of mine -- even though Chrysler does not make these PT Cruisers any more, it should be a recall. Chrysler owes me to fix this car for free or give me another one that is almost free since I should not be needing a car.

Erratic Operation of Turn Signals and/or Hazard Lights

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.

Recall to reposition high pressure power steering hose

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.

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

If oil ran out of car and the censor light stopped the car, will the car start (1 answer)

up again automatically if I put more oil in it or do I need to bring it to a mechanic?

P0522 code (1 answer)

Ok i posted the other day i had a p0340 code qitch was the cam sensor ive changed tht with a dealership 1 today now it says p0522 which ive found out is the oil pressure sensor. Its still not starting an the starter just wines when i turn the key im wondering if the engine could be locked up it h...

My pt cruiser wont turn ovr. (1 answer)

My pt cruiser was in a accident now it wont turn over it has front damage the fuel pump works it just wont start. The damage is not that bad everything else works, its seem like the starter not getti g any power

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2004 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.

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

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based on 7 customer reviews
I brought my first 2004 pt in March of 2012 and from the first day that i get it was having issues with it the back whippers did not work so they call themself fixing it and it worked for a while then stopped. It would still when i go to 30mph they fix it .The wheels on the car have been replaced 5 times and still need more now. It was knotting and they claim to have fixed it but it still knott...
I have a 2004, 5 speed in which I bought used in 2008. The car had approximately 65,000 miles on it when I purchased it. I love the body styles of these cars and love the many features about them. I was warned to not buy the car by many, but I bought anyway. I have replaced the entire braking system on it shortly after the purchase to include rotors, hubs, bearings, drums etc. That cost almost ...
I love the fact that the seats come out of this vehicle and the room interior. I even like the fact the the window controls are on the dash above the radio. I do not however like all the repair bills that go along with owning this car. I bought this car with only 45 thousand miles. Now with about 72thousand on my car I have replaced the radiator (twice-but once was after a wreck I had two days ...

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