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 ProblemsLocked 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.
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
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.
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser QuestionsEngine compartment (1 answer)
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 ...
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 ...
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.