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2002 PT Cruiser spraying coolant over engine estimated cost to fix
There are a number of things that may cause the coolant leak to spray all over the motor. The fact that it is spraying suggests that it may be coming from a hose or junction in the cooling system under...
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I have no power at all. No dome light, no radio, nothing. I have replaced the alternator battery and starter and checked all fuses
I suspect your problem is in the power distribution box or in the connections going to it. Chrysler has a fancy name for it, they call it a TIPM for Totally Integrated Power Module. These modules have a lot of...
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My 2002 PT Cruiser speedometer quit working and when I drive it it only drives in first gear I can shift it but it only drives in
Hi Chevy. Thanks for contacting us today. What is likely is that your PT Cruiser is stuck in limp mode; which occurs when the ECU and sensors detect a mechanical or electrical fault with the transmission or other driveline systems....
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I have a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser turbo. The car starts right up, but after a few seconds starts to lose power and want to die unt
It is not clear if the poor engine operation you were experiencing is somehow linked to the present no start condition. In any event, before the engine can be diagnosed, it has to be running and so that is the...
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Loud noise
There are a number of things that could make an engine noisy. Depending on the specific type of sound you are referring to, this will determine how to properly diagnose. If there is a bit of a hissing sound, this...
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Car died, and gauge needles moving crazy
Hi Robin. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is common with an electrical short (in regards to the gauges going 'wacky' like you've described). The hard to start problem and rough idle issues are probably caused by...
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Car won't start replaced timing belt cam shaft and crank sensors still get p0335 amen p0340 code
The codes suggest an electrical (wiring) and or sensor fault. A real time scanner can graph sensor function on cranking and you can obtain that diagnostic if you request a check engine light diagnostic. P0335 can set if any of...
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Can a bad ignition coil cause a p0335 and a p0340
If you request a no start diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will identify the root cause of the no start and get this resolved for you promptly. The two codes that you note do not normally implicate the ignition coil(s)...
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Car overheating
Hi Jose. A car will overheat due to multiple reasons, ranging from a faulty thermostat, radiator fan or even failing water pump. Without being there to [inspect your PT cruiser personally by completing a car is overheating inspection, it's very...
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Hello I’m having a lot of problems with my pt cruise and I don’t know what to do anymore. We replaced Both Oxygen sensors, MAP and
If the car is starting with no issue but the problem is immediate stalling typical causes for such immediate stalling (some of which you have addressed) are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold...
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Ha an alignment.. 04 pt cruiser still pulls to the right hard
If the alignment has not enough positive caster it will not return to center as it should or if you have a binding rack and pinion or tie rod ends it will also cause the same problem. If alignment is...
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Can my 2003 non-turbo 2.4 L engine be swapped into my 2004 turbo PT Cruiser?
Anything is possible, but it's not a straightforward swap. The powertrain control module (PCM) is different as is the wiring. I'm sure there are other subtle differences as well. You could use the 2003 as donor car and pull everything...
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My thermostat housing is spraying out antifreeze could that be the reason i see smoke
Hi Latrice. Thanks for sending in your question today. Yes - the radiator leak is likely the reason for the smoke. It would be a good idea to replace the radiator thermostat housing as soon as possible to reduce the...
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Do the Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement & Drive Belt Tension
Hi Chu. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department. If you have recently had a mechanic come to your location and they found some damage, they'll need to review the service...
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Car is overheating, fluids are full, radiator, thermostat, and water pump just replaced.
t sounds like you have replaced many of the major cooling components, however you may want to start checking things like cooling fans and coolant temperature sensors to be sure you are getting correct readings. To check the coolant fans,...
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Why is my 2005 pt cruiser over heating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Power steering Belt is the same for the Alternator ?
The belts for power steering to a/c compressor is different from the belt for the alternator. They are different sizes also. Your engine has two serpentine belts.
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Coolant leaking outside on front passenger side
It sounds like your coolant overflow tank may be leaking as this is where it is usually located underneath the hood of the vehicle. If the leaking only occurs after driving the vehicle, it is likely that the radiator is...
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I have a 2006 pt turbo cruiser and it's not shifting out of 1st gear at times I have to stop restart occasionally to work properly
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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My car started shaking upon startup and felt powerless
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...

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