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Pt cruiser wont start after getting fuel pumped out
Just because you drained the fuel tank, you will still have the diesel fuel in the fuel lines and injectors. It may take several restart attempts to get the fresh gasoline into the injectors and into the engine so it...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser, hesitant starting, but will start, sometimes cuts off while driving, fuel pump is good, get code1389
Hi There, Code P1389 indicates the ASD (Automatic Shut Down) relay is faulty or has low voltage. This can be tested for resistance and should have between 30-70 ohms. This may explain the hard starting as this relay provides power...
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Ac blows warm on driver side and cool, not cold, on passenger side in 2006 PT Cuiser.
Hi there. It is probably a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete an AC is not working inspection as this issue could be very complex to correctly diagnose. It's possible that you...
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Can you jump a car still after engine blown?
when you say the engine is blown there are different levels of a blown engine. If your engine is seized then it cannot be jumped since the engine will not turn. If you have a blown head gasket and engine...
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on 2005 pt cruiser the ignition key wont release to shut off car, does the transmission haave any thing to do with that happening?
Hi there. In some cases, if the transmission is not set into park, it will disable the ignition from unlocking. This can also be caused by a bad brake switch, which also unlocks the transmission shifter so it can be...
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What it mean when the car runs out
Hi there. When the car is constantly running hot, it's called overheating. Your PT Cruiser and all combustion engine cars have a cooling system that starts at the radiator. Coolant hoses are connected to the radiator and coolant is circulated...
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PT Cruiser, replaced radiator and thermostat, dashboard gauge reads normal but car is running hot and having to add coolant daily
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is reading normal temperatures because the fluid temperature sensor needs to be in the fluid to give an accurate reading. The second there is a leak and the fluid level drops, that...
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car act like it want to crank but when you try to crank it oil leaks from under car
Hi there. It's more than likely that these two issues are not related. If your car does not crank over when you turn the ignition key, it's likely caused by an ignition relay, starter relay or the starter that is...
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My 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser with a 150 horsepower engine is very noisy during acceleration
Hello. I would need a description of the noise in order to really know what it may be. Most of the time the issue is caused by an exhaust leak. When there is a leak in the exhaust system it...
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Well I been having trouble with gas pedal when I try to push on gas it goes like it doesn't want to go so I push harder and it spe
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle needs to be inspected for several issues. First, the gas pedal controls the air flow into the engine, and the computer matches the amount of air to the amount of fuel needed....
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Also my engine light comes on why
Hello, thank you for writing in. Yes, the warning light very likely has to do with any issues you are having with the vehicle. You need to have the vehicle scanned. Explained further, when the computers in the vehicle detect...
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Can I get my car out of limp mode with pending codes?
Hi There, Code P0700 is a general code indicating that the PCM detects a malfunction in the transmission system. In your case, this happens to be a shift solenoid malfunction, as referenced by code P0750. Automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic...
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Airplane sound while applying the brakes.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noise you are hearing is very likely caused by the brake pads wearing down over time like they are designed to do. You are hearing the metal of the brake calipers rubbing on...
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Possible faulty ECM or Camshaft, Crank Shaft Fuel Pump Issue
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not able to provide accurate service tips on aftermarket ECU's due to the multiple possible issues with them; as you've described in your question. Our best advice is to purchase an OEM ECU and have it...
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Car temp rises when ac is on
Certain engine management issues, such as too lean operation, engine timing issues and so forth can contribute to overheating. The reason the overheating is occurring whenever the a/c is on is because a/c adds a load to the engine, making...
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Have 2001 pt cruiser, temp running high?
First you will need to verify that the thermostat is opening when engine warms up. Then make sure the cooling system is full and that the cooling fans are coming on to prevent overheating. I all of these checks are...
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My car was driving just fine and all of a sudden it started bubbling and the temp was at the 'H'. Then it started smoking and leaking.
Hi there. There are 4 different areas on your engine to check for the cause of the engine to overheat. Areas To Check The thermostat sticking shut The radiator plugging up or something is in the radiator The water...
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Firestone said I need to replace the left-outer tie rod ends. But, I'm not noticing any of the signs mentioned for this problem.
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the issues you are having, the only way to confirm the issues is with another inspection. When it comes to the shifting issue, you want to check the transmission fluid level. If it...
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how much is the labor price for a water pump and timing belt
Hi there. If the mechanic is going to replace your timing belt and the water pump, along with all the gaskets associated with those components; that's actually a very good price. Two things to ask this mechanic though. First, are...
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my car won't pick up speed and my ignition coil has no power can you please give me suggestions on what the problem maybe got tune
Hi there. I am a little confused by your question. If you're ignition coil is not receiving power, then it's not possible for the car's engine to start. If this is what you're referring to, then there are a few...

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