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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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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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Check Engine light is on
Hello, thank you for writing in. The work you have put in thus far is only benefiting your car, but misfires can be a lot trickier than most think. You may be having a low fuel pressure issue, dirty MAF...
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does it happen that the cooling fan relays only are the problem ? in a pt cruiser 03 or they just burned out cut of an underneath
When the a/c is on, the engine is more heavily loaded because the engine has to drive the a/c compressor. If the engine is not in optimum condition, that extra load may cause a rough idle. The underlying causes of...
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How can a dip stick tubing break way down by the engine?
Hi Jerome. That would be incredibly difficult to do - but I have seen it before. The dipstick itself is incredibly brittle metal - in most cases a very light grade steel or aluminum. If the engine is low on...
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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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Rattling sound
It sounds like you may have a stretched out belt or potentially a worn out pulley bearing that may be causing the rattling noise you are describing. In some cases, loose exhaust components may also cause a bit of rattling...
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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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Air and panel lights
It sounds like you may have a few possible issues going on. The shaking may be a result of a faulty or dirty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it...
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I have code p1603 and p0882 .last year i replaced the computer because a mechanic said so I had same codes
Hi there. The code that kind of indicates the root source of your problem is the P1603 - which is a Chrysler specific OBD-II trouble code that indicates PCM internal dual - port RM communication failure. This code typically occurs...
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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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my ac compresser in my 2004 pt cruiser works then shuts off
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the compressor is cycling when it should not be, there is an issue with regulating temperature. You want to look at the pressure switch going to the compressor. If it is not to...
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pressure switch going to the ac compressor does not connect to each other
Hi Stormykally. Usually when this occurs, it's due to one of three things. First, the pressure switch is the wrong component for your specific year, make and model of PT Cruiser. This happens quite often - especially if the part...
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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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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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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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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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