Certain 2001-2005 models were recalled because the high pressure power steering hose could contact the transaxle differential cover and wear prematurely, causing a fluid leak. A Damaged hose should be replaced and correctly routed to prevent future damage. For more information on the recall, please click here»
Power Steering Hose Leak on Chrysler PT Cruiser
Average mileage: 122,516 (74,000–181,000)
Suspension & Steering affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder
28 people reported this problem
15 people shared problem details
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser116,000Visitor
My 2002 Pt Cruiser is leaking power steering fluid. We recently just had the hose replaced however, we are still experiencing the same problem.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser79,000Visitor
leaking from front end on passenger side was told it was ac also car is bumpy in reverse and motor shifts as if motor mount is out
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser74,000Visitor
Leaking no noise from power steering
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser94,000Visitor
High pressure hose was leaking fluid. I had a mechanic replace the part. cost was around $250.00
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser130,809Visitor
The line blew out while we are on vacation, we have not been able to fix it yet. we will have to wait until we get home, but definitely puts a damper on things. Thankfully we were towing behind an RV, so we were not stranded.
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser150,000Visitor
Leaks power steering fluid was told there is no recall
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser108,503Visitor
The pt cruiser i have problem turning the steering wheel cause it got hard and makes noise when i turn it and also put liquid for the steering wheel but its leaking i need help.
2002 Chrysler PT CruiserVisitor
2001 Chrysler PT CruiserVisitor
power steering leak at the high pressure side
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser101,786Visitor
Power steering pressure switch and hose needed replacement.
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser156,000Visitor
Whining loudly and stirring noises louder fluid is full was losing some over summer but it stopped.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser181,000Visitor
high pressure power steering hose . do not know where to have it fixed
Had this fixed by same shop 3 times since under warranty. Don't believe they are rerouting hose to prevent premature wear. Wonder if recall will be honored if preowned. Does anyone know?
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser102,000Visitor
Just lost power steering completely today. I've had the 'whining' noise all winter. Had the noise last winter too, and 2 local shops said it because of the cold. Another said it was because of the PS pump, but even the new ones make the noise too. ??? Really?? Either way, no PS, taking it to my dad's friend who is a ASE certified Chrysler mechanic and he does the work on the side too ... hope to get this fixed relatively low cost.
had the pressure hose changed twice already an now it still leaks
REPLACE THE HOSE
don't know what happened, is it belt, is it pump,can anyone give me an idea and how much it mig...
I need to know if my car has a separate belt for the power steering pump. I was driving on the...
need to know where the power steering switch located
Power steering rack requires replacement what does this involve?