Chrysler PT Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
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Chrysler PT Cruiser ProblemsMultifunction Turn Signal Switch May Fail
A defective turn signal lever (multifunction switch) can cause erratic operation of the turn signals and other exterior lights. Depending on the fault, a dead battery could result. Our technicians recommend replacing the failed switch.
A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised parts in the column (requires removal of the steering column).
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
Chrysler PT Cruiser QuestionsThe car overhead we shut it off. Now it will try and start but won't fire. (1 answer)
It's been overheating only when it's on and sits for awhile. We put a new radiator In it. Last time it overheated we shut it off and when we went to turn it back on it would want to start but won't fire. What things could it be?
Hi!! MY 2003 PT cruiser blew a fuse (plug inside) and it's not a fuse under the dash. Where is it located under the hood?
Can't reach the bottom port from the top
Chrysler PT Cruiser RecallsChrysler Recalls 2005-2006 PT Cruisers Because the Rear Quarter Glass May Fall Off
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.
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.
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.