2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser ProblemsRecall 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.
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.
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.
2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser QuestionsNo 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)
The gas gage also goes down to 0. Happens on a 20 mile trip about 1 or 2 times now. Please help.
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?