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Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions


My Horn Is Not Working Could It Be A Fuse

my horn is not working could it be a fuse or a short

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Isai Tapia

My 07 Pt Cruiser Stalled On Me On The Highway, And Now It Dosent Want To St...

my pt cruiser stalled on me yesterday on the highway, i wouldnt start anymore, the fuel pump still works i can hear it, the engine cranks but it wont run, i just changed the injectors and still wont...

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Rebecca Mulvey

2007 Pt Cruiser,put Plus Wires,coil Pack,new Battery Still Wont Start

still wont start new plugs coil pack new battery

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Help! Light Stays On After Turned Off

I bought a 2002 pt cruiser off of someone. I noticed that whenever I turn off the car, take the key out and shut the door, some lights stay on but turn off momentarily BUT the headlight sign on t...

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I Just Purchased A 2002 Or Cruiser From Someone. I Just Now Noticed That Af...

I also noticed that on the top where it shows the temp, that also stays on after I turn off the car. Help!

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About the Chrysler PT Cruiser

The Chrysler PT Cruiser was introduced in 2001, and represented one of DaimlerChrysler's first ventures into the retro-styled auto market.  The PT was originally intended for the Plymouth marque, but by the time production began, the Plymouth name no longer existed.  The compact wagon had its roots in the late-1990s Plymouth Pronto concept car.

The PT name has a dual meaning: Chrysler uses the term "Personal Transportation," but PT is also an abbreviation for the platform.  The PT (Platform Tall) is a variation of Chrysler's PL (Platform Low) foundation, used by the Dodge Neon.  The PT Cruiser shares many Neon components, but styling is reminiscent of the 1930s Chrysler Airflow models.

In the PT Cruiser's introductory year, only two trims were offered: Base and Limited.  In the following years, Chrysler added GT and Touring trims and special additions like the Limited Platinum  and Dream Cruiser Series.  Other models include the Street Cruiser, Signature Series, and the 2006 Walter P. Chrysler Edition.  A four-seat convertible was added in 2005.

The PT Cruiser is now in its seventh year of production, but it is still in the first generation of production.  A series of updates came in 2006, which included a new grille, new head and taillights, a higher quality dash, and a new audio system.

The PT was voted the North American Car of the Year in 2001.  Chrysler's reliability problems would unfortunately hamper the PT's reputation in subsequent years.