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Why does my PT Cruiser just stop running?

No sputter or any indication of a problem. Just stopped running. It has 3/4 of a tank of gas so that isn’t my problem. This happened on trhe final leg of a 45 mile drive home from work. The car ran perfectly during the drive home until it just stopped running. Thre is no gas smell.

Why does my 2002 PT Cruiser get hot?

Yo I’m having the same problem With my 2002 PT Cruiser. Only last time it almost over heat it actually was hot. The first time it did there was plenty of coolant in the reservoir and in the engine. It can’t be the water pump because I replaced it. I’m wondering if it is a bad thermostat or a fan causing my problems.. 33 people found this helpful.

Is there a fix for the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

With Chrysler no longer producing the PT Cruiser, it is likely that no official solution will be determined for this issue. The best solution is to take the car to a trusted mechanic to work on the car. The issue is a computer glitch, but to determine the cause of the glitch requires a professional evaluation.

Can a bad sensor cause a PT Cruiser to spark?

Sensors go bad but it boils down to spark in the end result unless there is internal engine damage like a broken valve train component or something worse and likely catastrophic. 12 people found this helpful. Just a side note, even with the more modern vehicles it is still a good idea to check for weak vacuum lines.

Yo I’m having the same problem With my 2002 PT Cruiser. Only last time it almost over heat it actually was hot. The first time it did there was plenty of coolant in the reservoir and in the engine. It can’t be the water pump because I replaced it. I’m wondering if it is a bad thermostat or a fan causing my problems.. 33 people found this helpful.

Are there any problems with the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Had all the same problems with overheating.Changed fan assembly,flushed out radiator etc.Ordered new after market radiator,installed runs better then new.Found out later they have a problem with small cores in radiator plugging up.Hope thi helps. 112 people found this helpful.

What kind of horsepower does a PT Cruiser have?

For 2003, the turbocharged GT model with 215 horsepower and 245 lb-ft of torque gave the PT Cruiser the guts to back up its hot rod looks. Much of the customizing defied the PT’s low-priced nature.

What to do if your PT Cruiser dies?

My battery died on my 2005 PT CRUISER and once I charged it I got a code P0340. Purchased OEM parts from Amazon and Chrysler to replace the Cam Sensor and Cam Magnet. Install the cam magnet, put dielectric grease on all the plug in connections, push down all the fuses in the fuse box and put the unit back together.

How much does it cost to fix a PT Cruiser engine stall?

The car this issue conflicts is the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser. Typical repair cost for an engine that stalls and shuts off while driving is $700. This is the most dangerous of the PT Cruiser problems. It involves the engine to completely stall out while driving.

How much does it cost to repair a PT Cruiser dashboard?

Typical repair cost for a cracked dashboard is $200. The dashboard from the 2001 PT Cruiser will suddenly crack with no correlation to a causing event. It isn’t a result of being out in the sun. The cracks often start within 2-3 years of owning the car.

How can I Fix my PT Cruiser wheel?

The only realistic solution is to replace all four wheels with either a non-chrome version of the OEM wheels or another aftermarket wheel. Once one wheel begins to corrode and leak it is only a matter of time until the other begin to also. The car this issue conflicts is the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

When is the worst year for PT Cruiser problems?

In general, 2006 is the worst year for PT Cruiser problems. Here the engine light is constantly on and the engine idles rough. The engine light will repeatedly turn on after solutions to fix the problem are attempted.

Why does my PT Cruiser stall while driving?

This is the most dangerous of the PT Cruiser problems. It involves the engine to completely stall out while driving. It can happen sporadically while driving, giving the driver no warning as to when it will happen next. For some drivers, the issue occurs when a certain RPM is achieved. For others, the problem occurs at a certain speed.

What’s the best way to fix a PT Cruiser?

The best solution is to have a professional car mechanic well versed in PT Cruiser problems. A tempory solution was to turn the car off and back on. But this only stopped the problem temporarily and quite often the problem would arise again upon the next time the owner drove the car.

What causes a PT Cruiser tire to split?

The metal of the wheels deteriorates causing the chrome coating to peel off. Air from the tire will leak from the valve stem area. This can cause flat tires. It can also cause the tire to split when driving at a high rate of speed on a highway. There is no way to prevent the chrome from peeling.

What causes engine light to come on on PT Cruiser?

11 people found this helpful. my 2007 pt did same thing, engine light came on , car was jerking and bucking, ( had nothing to do with the a/c or heat) it was the cam positon sensor, on line the part is 35.99 to 55.99 depending on where you buy it, local garage did mine part and labor for 162.00 29 people found this helpful.

Where is the engine code on a PT Cruiser?

When I restarted the engine, the codes were gone and the engine ran like it suppose to. When the cam sensor came I installed it anyway and now the car drives fine. If you turn the key on and off three time in a row, your engine code will be displayed where the odometer is located. No need to go to a shop! 19 people found this helpful.

Why did my 2003 PT Cruiser GT stop running?

Our 2003 PT Cruiser GT just turned over 100,000 km and just before that milestone the engine was running rough and had a harder time starting. I changed the spark plugs and the spark plug wires and now the engine runs like it was new. Passed the emmissions test with flying colours too.

What happens when you press down on the gas pedal?

When you press down on the gas pedal, your throttle body unit’s valve opens. This causes your throttle position sensor to adjust the engine intake manifold accordingly. This little sensor is essential to a correct mixture of air and fuel. It’s integrated with your engine control module and helps keep your idling and acceleration smooth.

What should I do if my brake pedal is so hard to push?

Open the bleed valve about a half turn, and have your partner depress the brake pedal. Once the flow of fluid slows, close the valve. Have your partner pump the brake pedal, and then repeat the process.

Why is the idle air control valve not working?

A small, but important part of your vehicle’s engine is the idle air control valve. This small valve is positioned onto the throttle body and controls the amount of air flowing into the engine. If this valve is dirty, or not working as it should, then your vehicle will not idle properly.

When was the last time a PT Cruiser was made?

1.35 million PT Cruisers were built during its nine-year lifetime. With that many vehicles produced, there are bound to be some PT Cruiser problems. While the last PT Cruiser was produced in 2010, many of them are still on the road.

When does the engine shut off in a PT Cruiser?

When pulling to a complete stop the car wants to turn off. A couple of times the car turned off while I was driving down the road. THE CAR BEGAN JUST DYING…I COULD TURN THE KEY AGAIN AND IT WOULD COME ON….USUALLY THE CAR HAD BEEN RUNNING THAT DAY…WHILE I WAS OUT IT HAPPENED…… THEN IT BEGAN DOING IT WHEN I FIRST WENT OUT IN THE MORNING…

What are the exterior colors of a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Exterior color options were Bright Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Tinted Pearl Coat, Silver Steel Metallic, and Stone White Clear Coat. The only interior color option was Pastel Slate Gray. In 2002 Euro NCAP gave the PT Cruiser a three (out of five) stars rating.

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.

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.

What’s the name of the 2003 Chrysler PT Turbo?

Now DaimlerChrysler just needs to figure out what it plans to call the car. The invitation to the unveiling called it the 2003 PT Cruiser GT, and sure enough, there were little GT badges on the first-level prototypes we drove. But company spokespersons now say the car should be called the PT Turbo.

How much horsepower does a Chrysler PT Cruiser have?

This vehicle, the PT turbo, transfuses the PT Cruiser with more power. Using a Mitsubishi turbocharger to blow 14 pounds of boost down the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine’s throat, the bruiser Cruiser makes 205 horsepower at 5200 rpm.

What’s the name of the 2003 Chrysler Cruiser GT?

The invitation to the unveiling called it the 2003 PT Cruiser GT, and sure enough, there were little GT badges on the first-level prototypes we drove. But company spokespersons now say the car should be called the PT Turbo. All right, whatever. Just let us know when you’ve made up your minds, okay?

Now DaimlerChrysler just needs to figure out what it plans to call the car. The invitation to the unveiling called it the 2003 PT Cruiser GT, and sure enough, there were little GT badges on the first-level prototypes we drove. But company spokespersons now say the car should be called the PT Turbo.

This vehicle, the PT turbo, transfuses the PT Cruiser with more power. Using a Mitsubishi turbocharger to blow 14 pounds of boost down the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine’s throat, the bruiser Cruiser makes 205 horsepower at 5200 rpm.

The invitation to the unveiling called it the 2003 PT Cruiser GT, and sure enough, there were little GT badges on the first-level prototypes we drove. But company spokespersons now say the car should be called the PT Turbo. All right, whatever. Just let us know when you’ve made up your minds, okay?

Is there a problem with the PT Cruiser radiator?

112 people found this helpful. Our 2006 was doing this, found that there is a problem with PT radiator fans, they have two speeds and the low speed often burns out, you can crawl under there disconnect the power and add power and ground to 2 pins then try the other pin, mine wouldnt work on one speed but would did on high. Google this.

My battery died on my 2005 PT CRUISER and once I charged it I got a code P0340. Purchased OEM parts from Amazon and Chrysler to replace the Cam Sensor and Cam Magnet. Install the cam magnet, put dielectric grease on all the plug in connections, push down all the fuses in the fuse box and put the unit back together.

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?

What causes a PT Cruiser to not shift?

Install the bezel, center console and shifter handle. A number of electronic devices can cause the transmission to fail. The transmission range sensor and pressure switch sends information to the transmission control module, and along with input from the powertrain control module, the TCM optimizes the shift timing.

How does the transmission range sensor work on a PT Cruiser?

The transmission range sensor and pressure switch sends information to the transmission control module, and along with input from the powertrain control module, the TCM optimizes the shift timing.

Where is the shift cable adjuster on a PT Cruiser?

Locate the shift cable adjuster at the end of the shift cable, just forward of the lever. Using a ratchet and socket, loosen the adjuster locknut. Find the transmission shift lever at the other end of the shift cable on top of the transmission. Move the lever to the “Park” position, if necessary, then torque the adjuster locknut to 70 inch-pounds.

Why does my PT Cruiser not start or turn over?

Stopped Running & won’t start or even turn over! I have a 2004 PT Cruiser, and it just died… It won’t do anything now. I don’t think it’s the timing belt, but I don’t know. Seems electrical… I just bought the battery 4 months ago & even changed out the starter relay fuse. Somebody help!!! How is the starter?

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’s the oil level on a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

The oil level in the engine block is a tad above the full line, so there’s plenty of oil in the engine, but is was also doing this when the oil level was a little above the ’empty’ line on the dipstick.

What are the symptoms of a bad knock sensor?

Bad knock sensor symptoms 1 A failed knock sensor will register a trouble code and illuminate the Check Engine lamp (CEL), although some engines… 2 Misfire 3 Vibration, especially at highway speed 4 Thumping or knocking noise from the engine 5 Poor fuel economy and acceleration More …

Why does my car not start when I push the start button?

On late-model cars with “smart” keys, the key fob transmits a signal that tells the engine that the driver is in the car and allows the engine to be started with a push button instead of a traditional key. If the battery inside the fob has died or the transmitter stops working, there’s no signal, and your car won’t start.

Why does my PT Cruiser engine keep shutting off?

The engine randomly shuts off while driving my 2001 PT Cruiser Limited Edition. Sometimes it doesn’t even shut off–all of the gauges will start moving up and down as if it’s struggling to stay on. Sometimes it’ll end up being fine, others it’s constantly struggling, and other times it just keeps turning off while driving.

The car this issue conflicts is the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser. Typical repair cost for an engine that stalls and shuts off while driving is $700. This is the most dangerous of the PT Cruiser problems. It involves the engine to completely stall out while driving.

What to do if your PT Cruiser overheats?

1. Work on cool engine 2. Drain overflow tank. Pull off hose at tank site. Use a throwaway cup to catch antifreeze. 3. Put overflow tank hose back after draining to add mark. 4. Open bleeder valve 10 mm and remove overflow hose at radiator end. 5.

Why is my transmission hard to shift into gear?

Grease, dirt and moisture can collect in or on the interlock and brakelight switches as well as on the shift cable and related parts, hampering their operation and making it hard to shift into gear.

Why is my shift lever hard to shift?

Alternatively, the shift cable or linkage connecting the shift lever to the transmission could be gummed up with grease or corroded so that it can’t operate freely.

Why is it hard to shift my automatic transmission out of Park?

The weight of the vehicle rolling onto the parking pawl makes it harder to shift out of Park. To avoid this, engage the parking brake when on an incline before shifting into Park or releasing the brake pedal. That way the parking brake, not the transmission pawl, bears the load and will allow you to shift freely.

Are there any recalls on the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

A recall was done on the dashboard and replacement is covered under it. The other solution is to live with the cracks. If they don’t bother you, they don’t cause the car to malfunction, so you can continue to drive the car with them. The car this issue conflicts is the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Why does my oil pressure regulator smell like gasoline?

The Dipstick Smells of Gasoline. Check the oil dipstick and see if you smell fuel on it. If you do, it could be a symptom of a bad fuel pressure regulator, which has allowed gasoline to leak into the oil system.

Why does my car smell like gas after I shut it off?

This is due to the way carburetors are designed, with a float bowl that houses some residual fuel after you shut the car off. This fuel then vaporizes and produces a gas smell that should dissipate after a while. Your fuel lines and hoses carry pressurized gasoline from your fuel tank to your engine, where it’s burned to produce power.

Why does my car smell like gasoline all the time?

Vehicles made in the past 30 years or so have evaporative emissions control systems, which use a charcoal-filled canister to capture gasoline vapors inside the tank. The canister stores the vapors, which are periodically sent to the engine to be burned along with the fuel in the cylinders.

What does it mean when your car air conditioner smells bad?

It might be coming from a leaky radiator cap or the radiator itself, especially if you smell it outside the car. A strong odor inside the passenger compartment probably means a bad heater core. (2) SMELLS LIKE: WHEN: You turn on the heater/air-conditioner fan and you get a whiff of that high-school gym locker.

Why does my car clutch smell like newspaper?

THE CULPRIT: The clutch facing is burning off as the clutch slips. The odor is reminiscent of smoldering newsprint: like trying to burn the Sunday newspaper all at once in the fireplace, especially if it’s been used to wrap sardines.

How can you tell if your car has an odor?

You–or your mechanic–can tell a lot about the source of an odor by simply walking around the car. Some odors are only apparent when the car is running, others when it’s hot, others when it’s sitting. WHEN: After the engine has warmed or possibly even after it’s shut off for a few minutes.

What happens when the timing belt fails on a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Some engines are called interference engines and the pistons will bend the valves when a timing belt fails. 26 people found this helpful. Yep. tenspeed is right on. The piston will come up on a compression or an exhaust stroke and hit a valve that is not supposed to be open.

Why do PT Cruisers have bent valve stems?

To expand on guyiknow’s answer. PT Cruisers run semi interference engines. The path of the valves will not enter the path of the piston. It is possible for the exhaust valves and intake valves to contact at which point you end up with bent valve stems.

Is there a way to reset a tipm battery?

If you mean to reset a TIPM, that can be done with a scan tool that has the capability like the Chrysler WiTech, etc. Disconnecting a battery will no longer clear critical modules.

Where is the oil pump on a PT Cruiser?

This will ensure that the pistons, valves and the rest of the engine systems in your PT Cruiser are synchronized and work properly. Make sure the mark on the crankshaft sprocket is aligned with the arrow on the oil pump housing directly behind the crankshaft sprocket. This is your cylinder number one top dead center position (TDC).

Is there a way to reset a tipm?

If you mean to reset a TIPM, that can be done with a scan tool that has the capability like the Chrysler WiTech, etc. Disconnecting a battery will no longer clear critical modules. You can always try just disconnecting both battery cables and tying them together for 15 minutes.

How can I Reset my throttle position sensor?

Reprogramming or resetting your sensor can sometimes solve these issues. This step can also be necessary when you install a new sensor. The easiest way to reset your throttle position sensor is to unhook the negative cable from your battery for up to five minutes or to remove the fuse for your engine control module.

Where does the clunking noise come from in a car?

Typically the noise will come from the front of your vehicle, near your feet on the floor board and are very noticeable. When you hear clunking noises coming from this location, drive safely home and contact YourMechanic so they can inspect the stabilizer bar and if needed, replace the stabilizer bar bushings. 3. Squeaking noises from under the car

What was the problem with my PT Cruiser?

I HAVE A 2007 PT CRUISER AND IT OVER HEATS BUT BLOW OUT COLD AIR, I DID CHANCH THE THERMOSTAT BUT IT STILL OVER HEATS WITH COLD AIR BLOWING OUT 144 people found this helpful. elizabeth, im having that problem, what did it end up being??

Why does my car’s suspension make a clunking noise?

If you hear a clunk when the suspension works over bumps, you may have excessive clearance in a joint due to wear. It might be as simple as a loose nut on the strut, or something more subtle such as a shrunken, dried-out rubber bushing. First, search online for any Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for your car that pertain to the noise.

What does the code p0340 mean on a PT Cruiser?

The common symptoms for the 2007 PT Cruiser are overheating accompanied by the engine light turning on. The code P0340 is often displayed as the problem for owners. This code means that the camshaft position sensor circuit sensor A bank 1 is malfunctioning. As we will see below this code makes sense since replacing the camshaft fixes the problem.

What to do if your PT Cruiser has a problem?

The first and most common solution is to replace the cylinder 3 exhaust valves that are burnt. The other solution is to replace the injectors and map sensor. Other solutions owners have found to be helpful are changing out the camshaft position sensors, replacing the pressure switch.

The common symptoms for the 2007 PT Cruiser are overheating accompanied by the engine light turning on. The code P0340 is often displayed as the problem for owners. This code means that the camshaft position sensor circuit sensor A bank 1 is malfunctioning. As we will see below this code makes sense since replacing the camshaft fixes the problem.

When did the Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible come out?

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible FCA Chrysler kept PT interest up by introducing a convertible in 2004 as an ’05 model. The following year, the whole PT line received a mild facelift, dialing back the retro vibe with a deep front apron, shorter grille, and scalloped headlights.

Why was the Chrysler PT Cruiser called a segment Buster?

Chrysler famously dubbed the PT Cruiser a “segment buster,” because it defied easy categorization. PT stood for “personal transportation,” and the car was planned to wear Plymouth badges, as concept cars had teased, until Chrysler ended that brand in 1999.

How big is the suspension bridge on a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

The old suspension bridge’s 910-ton capacity was more than enough to handle 89 Chrysler PT Cruisers and their occupants posing for a group photo in 2009. Still, slight—but perfectly normal—bounces were felt as the cars moved about, making some feel nervous.

Why does my Chrysler PT Cruiser not start?

Find the most common driver-reported problems that are to blame when a Chrysler PT Cruiser won’t start. If the engine does not crank (or cranks but won’t start), the wireless control module (wcm) may have locked up. this… The battery is considered dead when there isn’t enough charge to start the engine or run electrical components.

What was the last year the PT Cruiser was sold?

Also by 2009, the market excitement that surrounded the PT Cruiser for its first few years had dimmed significantly, with sales of 18,000 and then just 9,400 in 2010, its final year. That was down from the 2001 peak of nearly 145,000.

Chrysler famously dubbed the PT Cruiser a “segment buster,” because it defied easy categorization. PT stood for “personal transportation,” and the car was planned to wear Plymouth badges, as concept cars had teased, until Chrysler ended that brand in 1999.

Is the Chrysler PT Cruiser a light truck?

A high seating position and generous headroom from the 63-inch height were attributes shared with small SUVs, then becoming popular. Like those vehicles, the PT was certified as a light truck to qualify for lower fuel economy requirements.

No sputter or any indication of a problem. Just stopped running. It has 3/4 of a tank of gas so that isn’t my problem. This happened on trhe final leg of a 45 mile drive home from work. The car ran perfectly during the drive home until it just stopped running. Thre is no gas smell.

What kind of car is the 2008 PT Cruiser?

More information about the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser: The 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser wagon stands out in the market not just for its distinctive shape but also for its interior space and versatility, fuel efficiency, and for the impressive performance provided by the turbocharged engines offered in the Touring and Limited models.

The oil level in the engine block is a tad above the full line, so there’s plenty of oil in the engine, but is was also doing this when the oil level was a little above the ’empty’ line on the dipstick.

When I restarted the engine, the codes were gone and the engine ran like it suppose to. When the cam sensor came I installed it anyway and now the car drives fine. If you turn the key on and off three time in a row, your engine code will be displayed where the odometer is located. No need to go to a shop! 19 people found this helpful.

Why does my car horn not stop when I lock the car?

Sometimes, after locking the car from the outside, the horn starts up and doesn’t stop. This is as opposed to the gentle beep that tells you your car is safely locked. This problem is due to the key chain not working properly. Another issue involves the horn not working or only working when pressed on the steering wheel.

When did the Chrysler PT Cruiser come out?

The PT Cruiser is a model produced by Chrysler Corporation. It is a small multi-purpose vehicle and has been available since the year 2000. While popular, it has its share of mechanical problems.

What to do if your moon roof won’t open?

Step 1: Locate the damaged moon roof. Try to open the moon roof. Use a flashlight and look in the tracks of the moon roof to see if there is any debris, dirt, or harden grease. **Step 2: Use a screwdriver and a degreaser cleaner to remove the the debris, dirt, or hardened grease from the tracks.

How big is a sun roof wind deflector?

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11 people found this helpful. my 2007 pt did same thing, engine light came on , car was jerking and bucking, ( had nothing to do with the a/c or heat) it was the cam positon sensor, on line the part is 35.99 to 55.99 depending on where you buy it, local garage did mine part and labor for 162.00 29 people found this helpful.

Sensors go bad but it boils down to spark in the end result unless there is internal engine damage like a broken valve train component or something worse and likely catastrophic. 12 people found this helpful. Just a side note, even with the more modern vehicles it is still a good idea to check for weak vacuum lines.

Where does terminal 87 connect to the fuel pump relay?

When the PCM energizes the ASD and fuel pump relays, terminal 87 connects to terminal 30. This is the On position. Terminal 87 supplies voltage to the rest of the circuit. The following procedure applies to the ASD and fuel pump relays.

What happens if your starter motor is damaged?

Well, if your starter motor is damaged, you no longer have to pay the high dealer price for a replacement because TYC will give you the same quality for… Starter by Remy®. If your engine starts hard or fails to start, the problem can be in the starter.

When was the last Chrysler PT Cruiser sold?

The last PT Cruiser model was sold in 2010, and all production stopped in 2009. Chrysler sold 1.35 million units of the vehicle during its nine-year run. But the PT Cruiser is not dead. You can visit Kendall Chrysler, the top Chrysler dealer in Miami, to take a test drive of a previously owned PT Cruiser.

Why does my Chrysler PT Cruiser stop running?

Because my 03’ is doing this and we have battery,starter,relay,radiator,alternator,timing and water pump and cans changed, crank but no start, check engine light flashing 10 times Mine dose the same thing an mine is a 2008 turbo dis u figer it out

What are the optional features of a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Optional features included leather seating surfaces, a power front driver’s bucket seat, an engine block heater, a power tilt-and-sliding sunroof, and heated dual front bucket seats.

Where was the Chrysler PT Cruiser originally made?

The PT Cruiser was also assembled at the Eurostar Automobilwerk in Graz, Austria, for global markets (outside North America) in 2002, using the production code PG. European PT Cruisers built in 2001 or from 2003 onwards were built in Mexico under the PT production code. The US version came standard with a 2.4 L four-cylinder gasoline engine.

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.

How old was the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser?

The car definitely showed its age (it was 11 years old with about 120k miles on it when I got it), as the interior was pretty worn out and the bumpers were faded, but overall the car looked good for its age.

Is the PT Cruiser a good car to drive?

It’s quite fun to drive, and has plenty of power for a car it’s size. The car has tons of extras and options, like a moon roof, PW/PL, tilt/cruise, premium radio, and heated seats (which is super nice in the winter). It’s not loud driving it on the highway, and it drives very smoothly. It handles snow and ice like a champ.

How many miles does a 2002 PT Cruiser get?

I wanted the PT since it first came out. I got a used (11K miles ) base , 5 spd, ac, combo cassette -cd player, fog lights, privacy glass. Drove it for 33K miles. replaced front wiper motor under warranty. 18 mpg ( city ) 35 (hwy) never added oil.

Is the PT Cruiser a low mileage car?

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Where can I buy a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

Chrysler PT cruiser, 2.2 diesel, manual, mot till 22nd December, full black leather interior, pulls and handles well, located in Newstead village Nottingham NG150DQ, please call for more information or to arrange a viewing, walk around video and nat

Is there a radio for sale on a PT Cruiser?

For sale Radio for a Chrysler PT cruiser (2010-) New and unwanted A-Sure multi system model V3CGMQ Radio/GPS/Bluetooth at £120

Is it safe to buy a used PT Cruiser?

Be wary buying a used PT Cruiser. They have lots of issues among all the model years it was produced. If you need a reliable daily driver and don’t have time or money for frequent repairs or breakdowns, I’d avoid it. If you’re looking for a fun car to drive or as a second car to play around with, go for it.

What kind of features does the PT Cruiser have?

The car has tons of extras and options, like a moon roof, PW/PL, tilt/cruise, premium radio, and heated seats (which is super nice in the winter). It’s not loud driving it on the highway, and it drives very smoothly.

Why are there cracks in the dashboard of my PT Cruiser?

It isn’t a result of being out in the sun. The cracks often start within 2-3 years of owning the car. The cracks most commonly originate from a vent and spread throughout the length of the dashboard widening as they grow. The only solution is to replace the entire dashboard.

A recall was done on the dashboard and replacement is covered under it. The other solution is to live with the cracks. If they don’t bother you, they don’t cause the car to malfunction, so you can continue to drive the car with them. The car this issue conflicts is the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

What are common problems for Chrysler PT Cruisers?

  • Engine Problems. Some of the most common problems with the PT Cruiser involve the vehicle’s engine.
  • Electrical Problems. Another series of common PT Cruiser problems center upon the electrical system.
  • Mechanical Recalls.
  • Safety Recalls.
  • General Problems.

    Are PT Cruisers reliable?

    The Chrysler PT Cruiser Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 30th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $641 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the PT Cruiser. Compare With Another Vehicle

    What type of transmission fluid for PT Cruiser?

    Chrysler recommends using HOAT (Hybrid Organic Acid Technology) formula coolant in PT Cruiser. Should be a rubber plug on the left side just above the axle shaft. The manual transmission in your car uses Chrysler type ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid, they have not used gear lube for years now.

    What is a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

    The Chrysler PT Cruiser is a “retro”-styled station wagon built by Chrysler, a marque of DaimlerChrysler. It was introduced for 2001 and has become Chrysler’s entry-level vehicle (replacing the Plymouth Neon after the demise of the Plymouth marque), slotting below the Sebring in the lineup. It was designed as…

    When did Chrysler stop making the PT Cruiser?

    Here’s a brief overview of the nine-year run enjoyed by the Chrysler PT Cruiser: Originally, the PT Cruiser was set to be a Plymouth model. However, it was moved over to the Chrysler division after the Plymouth nameplate was slated for discontinuation in 2001, which was right when the PT Cruiser was introduced to market.

    What’s the history of the Plymouth PT Cruiser?

    A Short History of the PT Cruiser 1 Conception and Introduction. Originally, the PT Cruiser was set to be a Plymouth model. 2 Design Updates. In addition to the convertible and numerous other special models, the PT Cruiser also evolved with many design updates over its nine-year run. 3 Special Editions. 4 Discontinuation. …

    Are there any cars that automatically lock their doors?

    Available on most GM vehicles equipped with Keyless Access, Passive Locking will lock the doors of a vehicle automatically. Find out more about it here. Sign In

    Is there a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser for sale?

    Yes | No 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Specs & Features Based on lowest-priced style.

    Available on most GM vehicles equipped with Keyless Access, Passive Locking will lock the doors of a vehicle automatically. Find out more about it here. Sign In

    What happens when the timing belt breaks on a PT Cruiser?

    To expand on guyiknow’s answer. PT Cruisers run semi interference engines. The path of the valves will not enter the path of the piston. It is possible for the exhaust valves and intake valves to contact at which point you end up with bent valve stems. My guess would be the determining factor is where the belt breaks.

    Can a bad speed sensor affect shift timing?

    Harsh or improper shifting. Without a valid speed signal from these sensors, the PCM will not be able to correctly control the shifting of gears within the transmission. This may cause the transmission to shift roughly or more quickly than normal. It’s also common that a problem with these sensors can impact the shift timing,…

    What happens when you reset the transmission shift points?

    It is not going to make your shifting abnormal. If your gear shifts are abnormal you have something else going on. Resetting the transmission shift points makes the transmission the same as when the car is out of the factory. Within 30 driving cycles, the ECU will monitor your driving habits and adapt the shifting points to your driving style.

    Why does my cruise control not work when I press the button?

    If you notice that your cruise control does not engage when you press the button, contact a mechanic so they can inspect the vehicle and determine why the cruise control is not working. It may be due to faulty transmission speed sensors.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Are there any cruise lines that are shut down?

    In addition, the line has canceled all 2021 sailings to Alaska that begin or end in Vancouver, British Columbia. Jalesh Cruises has shut down. Lindblad Expeditions plans to restart sailings in the Galápagos and Alaska in June. There’s no word yet on when sailings in other regions will resume.

    When do the American cruise lines come back on line?

    American Cruise Lines resumed cruises along the intracoastal waterways of Georgia and South Carolina on March 13 with one vessel, the 100-passenger Independence, and it has since added sailings on the Mississippi River and several other U.S. waterways. More than half of the line’s 13 vessels now are back in operation.

    When does the Norwegian Cruise Line start again?

    Norwegian Cruise Line plans to restart operations on July 25 with a single ship sailing Greek Islands voyages out of Piraeus, Greece. It then plans to start up Caribbean cruises out of Jamaica and the Dominican Republic in August with one ship in each destination.

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