2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser ProblemsEngine & 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.
2.4L 4 cylinder (non-turbo)
Software updates to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) are available that can improve shift quality for rough up and/or down shifts. On higher mileage vehicles, other problems may cause shifting issues. Diagnoses may be required to isolate the cause. Anytime major transmission repairs are made the PCM software should be checked and updated as necessary.
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.
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser QuestionsWhen light stay on in my turn signal or windshield wipers don't work (1 answer)
Do you think I should get a new multi switch
My instrument panel not working. speedometer, air or heating condition, odometer, the entire instrument panel
My car all of a sudden does not shift, the speedometer doesn't work and my convertible top did not go up all at the same time. Meanwhile my turn signal doesn't work and it's not the bulb. I had a dealer say it was the ecm and tipm which would be a total of $2,000 to fix. Can I get ...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser RecallsChrysler Recalls 2005-2006 PT Cruisers Because the Rear Quarter Glass May Fall Off
The rear quarter glass may separate from the vehicle. If the glass separates while driving, it could strike another vehicle or injure a pedestrian. In most cases, the glass will become loose before falling off completely. Dealers will replace the quarter glass on affected vehicles.