2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Q&A
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Question: Power steering switch
Autozone has the pressure switch available for $27 and the labor is .6 so $110 is a fair price for that repair. http://bit.ly/10rjlb here's a repair guide if you want to tackle this. - hemicuda
purchased switch from autozone for $29.95....switch is sitting down low on the rack n pinion where all the lines and the column converge... get under the driverside with a light and reach thru the frame section to unplug the 2 prong plug, and use a 7/8 deep socket with a 6 inch extension to screw it out...then screw the new one in and plug it in....you will have to add some power steering fluid to the reservoir because it will lose some when you pull the old switch out...took me about 15 minutes total... - Visitor
The PSPS is $35 and you must purchase it from a dealer. They will charge you 90 bucks to install it as it is 45 minutes or less of labor. You are charged for an hour. Put your car on ramps, it is located on the rack side of the power steering right behind the frame on the left side, Take cables on battery, be careful not to get PS fluid in your eyes as it will flow out once you remove the old one. Quickly insert new one and make sure you tighten it securely. Easy job. - Visitor
need to know where the power steering switch located
My check engine light came on and the code is power steering P0551. What does this mean? Nothing seems out of the ordinary, no squealing or anything.
where location decription of parts
Took my PT to get checked out because steering suddenly got very heavy after I did a u-turn. Mechanics say fluid has metal flakes in it and that entire power steering components ( pump, hoses, swit...
I have a 2009 PT Cruiser non turbo . I've had this problem 2 months ago the light came on and not long after that it started jolting backing i don't know what you would call it, took it to auto zon...