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Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

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Most Common Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

A defective turn signal lever (multifunction switch) can cause erratic operation of the turn signals and other exterior lights.
There was a recall to inspect and reposition the high pressure power steering hose.
If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won't start), the wireless control module (WCM) may have locked up.
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2 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Drive Train Problems

5 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Electrical & Lights Problems

1 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Engine Problem

1 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Exhaust & Emissions Problem

1 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

1 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Miscellaneous Problem

3 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Suspension & Steering Problems

14 Known Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Chrysler PT Cruiser years 2004, 2005, and 2002 are the most likely to experience problems.
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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