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What was the problem with my Chrysler PT Cruiser?

What was the problem with my Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Chrysler was notified and they stated that this was a service problem and I would have to have it repaired at my expense (I had insurance to cover it) and it happened again and the insurance Company replaced the Engine.

When did the Chrysler PT Cruiser GT come out?

Chrysler specifically designed the PT Cruiser to fit the NHTSA criteria for a light truck in order to bring the average fuel efficiency of the company’s truck fleet into compliance with CAFE standards. A turbocharged GT model was introduced for the 2003 model year. A convertible was introduced for the 2005 model year.

How many horsepower does a PT Cruiser have?

It produced 140 hp (104 kW) SAE at 6500 rpm with 130 lb⋅ft (176 N⋅m) of torque at 4800 rpm. In July 2000, the PT Cruiser replaced the Neon in Japan as their small car offering.

What was the original name of the PT Cruiser?

Originally internally designated as the “PT” (Plymouth Truck) [citation needed] and intended as part of the Plymouth lineup, the model was to be certified as a truck by NHTSA standards. Subsequent to the demise of the Plymouth brand, the PT Cruiser was instead brought to market as part of the Chrysler range.

What is the reliability of the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Learn more about car Reliability. The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

When was the last time I serviced my PT Cruiser?

No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. Purchased on 05/15/08 and owned in CA until 04/12/21. Driven an estimated 1,278 miles/year. Last serviced in Murrieta, CA on 11/05/20 • Vehicle serviced. No accident or damage reported to CARFAX. 1st owner purchased on 08/21/06 and owned in TX until 08/08/07 •

What kind of suspension does a PT Cruiser have?

Not too hard and not too soft, the PT Cruiser Convertible is an ideal Sunday driver. For those looking for more performance, the 220-horsepower GT version also features a harder-riding sport-tuned suspension. The PT Cruiser’s retro theme doesn’t stop at the sheet metal.

Why does my 2006 PT Cruiser overheat?

2006 pt cruiser 2.4 turbo ho put on fail proof thermostat a month or two . Don’t not overheat on 20 mile drive but does on a longer trip. Radiator is full just notice coolant tank may be leaking could that be the only problem or something else? Cooling fan is working also. Is this a good question?

Why is the air conditioner in my car not cooling?

The most common causes of broken air conditioning are leaks or compressor issues. If your air is blowing cool but not cold, the problem could be a clogged filter, cooling fan problem, radiator trouble, or it could simply be that you need to recharge your AC.

What was the most expensive repair on my PT Cruiser?

My most expensive repair was $350 for a sensor. It was also my only repair in my ownership of the car other than routine maintenance (battery, tires, oil change). I’ve owned it over 7 years.

What are common reasons my Chrysler PT Cruiser has air conditioning problems?

What are common reasons my Chrysler PT Cruiser has air conditioning problems? While there are a variety of reasons your Chrysler PT Cruiser air conditioning won’t work, the most common 3 are a refrigerant leak, an electrical climate control issue, or a problem with the air conditioning compressor.

What should I do about my PT Cruiser overheating?

Checked debris between condensor and fan, fan works, coolant full, thermostat works, all relays good, changed egr valve and thoroughly cleaned egr tubing, no cracked head or head gasket problem. Getting to my wits end and ready to take long drive off short pier. Any ideas what’s wrong or what else I could do to fix this problem?

Where can I get a compression test on my PT Cruiser?

Google-compression test, easy. Autozone will loan the tester.) both require you to get in there. You can pick up a used head at any salvage place (or have yours cleanedup) and order the head gasket on ebay (might as well do the valve cover/sparkplug tubes also). Good luck. 87 people found this helpful.

What happens when the air conditioner compressor fails?

When the compressor fails, the most common symptom is warm air from the vents. A squealing or grinding noise may also be heard from the compressor in the event of mechanical fai… Read More When the condenser fails, the air conditioner will fail along with it.

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