2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

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.

Locked up WCM may cause engine cranking problems

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.

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Engine compartment (1 answer)

My instrument panel not working. speedometer, air or heating condition, odometer, the entire instrument panel

How can I write a comment for review? I've had issues with car. (1 answer)

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 ...

What would make my car die and then eventually the air bag lights were going on and off. (1 answer)

got into the car and it started and then died. did this about 5 times. finally my son came and moved some possibly the battery and starter. wires under the drivers front fender . after finding them loose, it started alright and was driving home and noticed that the air bag light was going ...

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Recalls

Chrysler 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.

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

Ive had the cruiser for a year and have had to re place the lower radiator hose and cluch. I think the previous owner didn't know how to drive a standard transmission car. The car handles well, good gas mileage 20 MPG city handles well on the hiighway and pretty quiet. Wish it had a little more HP but with the stick its not too bad. I'd buy another.
very small inside. Handle on glove compartment cheap plastic. Brakes are good. Drive Train slow changing gears. Elec & Lights always something 'ON' and back lights go out everytime it rains. Exhaust & Emissions passed so far. Heating & Cooling AC kills my battery and nobody knows why. Suspension & Steering feels like a wooden wagon on a stone path when driving. Steering OK. Perhaps I was ...
I bought my PT Crusier GT new in 2006, I have spent a lot of money on tires, and keeping it running, I park in my garge 6 months ago, and stop driving it, due it was always breaking down, the turbo stop working, go through tires, engine light is always on, due something is wrong, I bought the top end, black with crome packet with GT, looks good park, as long you don't drive it

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