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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...
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...
It’s a 2008 pt cruiser and when I try to reverse and I have to actually press the gas petal for it to be able to reverse it
Are the brakes or the parking brake sticking or stuck? You can check to see if the wheels turn freely to rule that in or out. If the wheels are not stuck, either the engine or the transmission has a...
My 2001 pt cruiser is very hard to get into first gear when warmed up but has no problem when it is cold.
Check to be sure there is adequate gear oil in the unit. With regard to the operating temperature, the difference in temperature (from cold to hot) means the viscosity of the transmission fluid has changed. If the first gear synchronizer...
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...
I have a PT Cruiser 2001 the back windshield washer works I was wondering is there a way to transfer the workings of the back Wash
You will need to have the spray nozzles cleaned out with a small wire and then check to see if they spray. If they still do not spray and pump runs then you will need to find out where the...
Where do I add Bars leak head seal head gasket repair in a 2001 pt cruiser? Do I add it to the coolant recovery contanier?
YourMechanic professionals, who have your best interests at heart, can only give advice based primarily on the published repair instructions provided by the manufacturer of the vehicle. In your circumstance, if coolant is leaking (internally), due to a fault in...
Pt cruiser started and ran for 15 seconds rhen slowly died. But it wouldn't restart.
A possibility is a failed fuel pump but of course there could be other faults that account for the no start. You can listen for the momentary whirring of the fuel pump at key "on" and/or test for fuel pressure...
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...
My 2008 pt crusier didn't pass smog because of the OBD 2 does that mean the car is not good
If the check engine light was on during inspection OR the inspection "readiness monitors" in the OBD-II system were not complete, sometimes the issue can be quite simple, indeed as simple as a loose gas cap. Before drawing any conclusion...
my 2007 pt cruiser should be getting 29 mpg highway but only gets about 20 if im lucky
Hi Faith. Thanks for contacting us today. There are dozens of problems that can lead to a drop in gas mileage, some of them are serious and some can be easily corrected. To learn more about some of the more...
roughly, what would it cost to repair a clock spring in steering column---chrysler pt cruiser 2008
If you telephone customer service at 1-844-249-6752 you can obtain an exact quote. To my knowledge, for your specific make and model it takes about 1 hour to remove and replace the clockspring. The clockspring itself sells for "roughly" $150....
What could cause a popping noice when I hit the breaks?
The noise could be caused by too much rotor runout, the rotors might have thickness variation, brake parts could be loose (improperly torqued), and/or bushings could be worn. If you request a vehicle noise diagnostic - brake noise, the responding...
Whats wrong with it how can i fix it
If the oil drain plug that is supposed to be at the bottom of the oil pan is missing, that means there is no oil in the engine. You can install a new drain plug (if the drain plug will...
My my 01 pt cruiser died while in reverse backing up what could cause this?
There may be a couple different causes and would first need to see if problem was caused by the transmission or the engine. Have the transmission and engine scanned for stored codes to see if there is an internal transmission...
I am getting the code p1684 and I need to know how to fix it?
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. P1684 means that power to your powertrain control module (PCM) was interrupted. The most common cause of this is because of a weak battery. Anytime you start a car with a battery that...
I have a 2009 PT cruiser with a p302 code coming on only at idle speed. It also has poor/slow acceleration, especially up a hill
The misfire is most likely from a vacuum leak either in the PCV hose or valve or the intake manifold itself has a leak in the housing. Replace the PCV valve and check PCV hose and then if problem continues...
I have a 2002 pt cruiser can I put a 2005 engine in it
Hi Kenneth. Thanks for sending in your question tonight. This type of swap is not recommended, as there are different fuel and ignition system components that would require fabrication to link with the existing ECU. In order to swap this...
Q: Radiator fan
Hi Jose. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that you have an exposed electrical wire that is causing a short. This can cause multiple electrical faults to occur, such as the one you are experiencing. You should probably...
The other day my car kicked and now out whistles and the acceleration has been cut in half i don't know what has caused this
You may have a bad turbo or the inlet hose to the turbo. Have this checked and also scan the computer for stored codes and get them diagnosed.

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