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Chrysler PT Cruiser Locked up WCM may cause engine cranking problems

 
Chrysler PT Cruiser Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 38,046 mi (35,139 mi - 43,000 mi)

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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.

  • Visitor, , 35,139 mi

    It just started about three weeks ago. I haven't felt safe driving it, it will crank after you turn it off after trying to crank it several times. I thought it was the battery but it wasn't. I'm going to have it looked at tomorrow.

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  • Visitor, , 36,000 mi

    HAd to take it in to get the security replaced

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