Q: Can my 2003 non-turbo 2.4 L engine be swapped into my 2004 turbo PT Cruiser?

asked by on

I have a 2004 PT Cruiser with a turbo 2.4 liter engine it is bad can I put my non turbo 2.4 liter engine into the 2004 car out of my 2003 PT Cruiser?

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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 you need from it, including the wiring. Then scrap what’s left of the 2003 afterwards.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Can my 2003 non-turbo 2.4 L engine be swapped into my 2004 turbo PT Cruiser?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I have code c1223 in the car i have problem in the brake and the ABS light or VSC is not alarming in the dash.

Hi there. Unfortunately when you get this code on this vehicle it is due to an internal malfunction of the ABS unit. In some cases it can be a bad connection or a power supply problem so those should be...

Q: Q: No acceleration

If this started happening right after being jumped then there may be an electrical problem. If the battery cables were hooked up backwards at any point then it may have blown a fuse. A mechanic would usually start by checking...

Q: Mustang engine swap. The speedometer doesn't work now. Why? Mustang

Hello - the speedometer is driven by a sensor on the transmission. Perhaps this problem is because the sensor was not re-connected after the swap? If the transmission was also swapped, it is possible the sensor on the donor transmission...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.