2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

Multifunction Turn Signal Switch May Fail

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.

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.

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.

See More Problems (7)

2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

No break lights and no running lights work in the back. The one break light stays on the passenger side and the headlight comes one the drivers side. No other lights work? Already replaced multifunction switch (1 answer)

While driving seat belt light, and all other alert light come on. (1 answer)

The gas gage also goes down to 0. Happens on a 20 mile trip about 1 or 2 times now. Please help.

all the indicator lights came on with no noise,& the car died (1 answer)

The dials went back and forth. I pulled off the road. Turned it back on and it was fine. This morning it did the same thing without the dials moving. I stopped, restarted. Is there something wrong in the gas line?

See More Questions (19)

2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

I bought this car used. I was told that the car was a good deal. I had the car about 2 1/2 months when a popping started when I turned or went over a speed bump. Then I was trying to make it up a hill when the car suddenly began to roll down the hill. I stopped just short of colliding with a bus. I had the car in drive but it only went in reverse. I had it towed to my house and then I couldn't ...
Although this is not my first choice in a car, for the money I find the pt cruiser fun to drive and a good value. I have only had my 2009 cruiser for 3 months, but have not had one complaint.
I bought the my cruiser in Aug 2009 and almost immediately found a front end wobble that would occure between 43 and 48 mph. I only had about 300 miles on the car when I took it in to my service dept. I was shocked when after I was told that two service tech's drove the car and the wobble was typical Cruiser. "what a Farce" Now I have 2100 miles on the car and a front axle seal has gone out and...

See More Reviews (3)