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Chrysler PT Cruiser recalls

 

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Body, Interior & Misc., April 30, 2007

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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.

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Brakes, October 25, 2004

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The left front brake tube may rub on the manual transaxle. If the brake tube were to rub through, fluid loss would occur, which could result in a loss of braking force to the left front and right rear wheels. A soft or low brake pedal may be noted and/or the low brake fluid warning light may illuminate prior to loss of braking ability. Dealers will install revised brake tubes to correct this concern.

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Suspension & Steering, September 20, 2004

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The power steering pressure hose may contact the automatic transaxle, potentially damaging the hose. An underhood fire could result from the leaking fluid. Dealers will inspect the power steering pressure hose and retain or replace it as necessary.

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Drive Train, April 15, 2003

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The clutch may fail to disengage due to a welded pin disengaging from the dual mass flywheel. It most cases, you will hear a significant rattling type noise if the pin disengages. Dealers will replace the flywheel and clutch assemblies with updated parts.

 

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Body, Interior & Misc., November 4, 2002

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The right rear anchor wire for a child safety seat may be too large. As a result, a safety seat using an anchor cable may not latch correctly, which can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will inspect and re-size the anchor wire.

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine, August 12, 2002

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The fuel pump module mounting flange could leak fuel in the event of a rollover crash. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will install a secondary seal over the fuel pump module to correct this issue.

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine, August 12, 2002

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A fuel leak may develop, which may cause the fuel supply line to contact one of the air conditioning service ports. Chafing of the line could result in a fuel leak, which may cause a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel line and add a retainer or replace the line if necessary.

 

For Models: Chrysler PT Cruiser, Jeep Grand Cherokee

Electrical & Lights, October 8, 2001

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Chrysler is recalling certain 2002 PT Cruiser and Jeep Grand Cherokee models because the instrument cluster could become inoperative. The majority of cluster functions will stop working if this occurs. Dealers will upgrade the cluster software to correct this concern.

For Models: Chrysler 300M, Chrysler Cirrus, Chrysler Concorde, Chrysler LHS, Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Dodge Intrepid, Dodge Neon, Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500, Dodge Stratus, Dodge Viper, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, Plymouth Breeze, Plymouth Neon, Plymouth Prowler

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

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The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

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