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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

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.

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.

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.

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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Mechanic told me the problem is a blown head gasket (74k miles) - however, he strongly urges that the engine be replaced ($2k). Am I being taken or could there be other, potentially related, repairs that would make the head gasket replacement just as expensive as an engine replacement?

This has happened three times over past couple of months. I drive the car as normal, get home and next day no electrics but engine turns over , day after that the engine won't turn over either. Call out rac, they start it and everything back on. Car works for a few days then it starts all ove...

The radio on my PT Cruiser suddenly started blinking rapidly and stopped playing. There is a message of "No Signal" on the left hand display under the direction and temperature. Any idea what is wrong and what I need to replace it?

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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

I just love my pt cruiser.....its so much fun to drive and very very comfortable to drive. The heat and a/c wow works a little to good...lol in the winter I have to turn it down a bit because I am burning up and in the summer the a/c is really cold like winter. But overall I really love the styling and comfort of driving the car. Gas mileage could be a little better but overall I just love it

Bought mine used with less than 5,000 miles on it. Base model non turbo, automatic. I have had no problems with it and I really like it. Great style, handles like a sports car, plenty of room, great stereo and not one rattle at 20,000 miles. Gas mileage could be better. It has ample power. especially after I installed a K&N air filter. The chrome wheel covers that it came with were extremely...

Bought a 2007 PT Cruiser base model about 3 years ago for my Son's first car. If you don't read any further at least read this NEVER EVER BUY ONE OF THESE JUNK CARS. I laugh at these PT forums where they think the car is so freaking great. The car looked great, base model, silver, chrome wheels. But in my gut, being an experienced backyard mechanic I knew Chryslers poor quality history bu...

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