2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

The PT Cruiser entered its second year of production in 2002, following a year of reviewer praise and great consumer curiosity. Chrysler could not build enough PTs in 2001 to satisfy the demand, but both production and variety were increased for 2002.

The 2001 PT Cruiser was offered only in Base and Limited Trims, but two new variants are now available. The Touring finish, which was previously an option package, is now a trim level. Chrysler has also added the Dream Cruiser Series. New special appearance packages for the PT also have a retro focus: wood-paneled sides or flame decals are now available.

The PT's unique body style is certainly head-turning, but it is also functional. Seating arrangements are highly configurable, and the extra height allows for greater cargo capacity than other compact cars. The PT offers 19 cubic feet for luggage alone.

Once again, there is only one engine choice. All models are powered by a 2.4 liter DOHC inline four, which provides 150 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. Buyers may select a four-speed automatic or five-manual manual transmission, and both route power to the wagon's front wheels.


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    2002 Pt Cruiser Radiator Fan Fuses

    Ok..I found 3 fuses for the fan..1 is a 40 then theres 2 others that are big black ones. 1 is for Radiator relay low speed the other 1 is for high speed. If either the low or high speed fuses are not ...

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    Pcv Valve Hose When Connected Won't All Car To Start

    12 views with 10 answers (last answer about a day ago)

    Over Heating

    My car has a new radiator, thermostat and water pump. After radiator was put in about a month ago, it was just fine. A week ago while sitting idle for a few min. it it started to over heat. It did tak...

    11 views with 2 answers (last answer about a day ago)

    Dash Lights Symbols

    Have a dash light and cant find what it is

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 days ago)

    2002 Pt Cruiser Quits Randomly

    my car just died at a stop light one day, had to have it towed, the garage kept it a week and said they changed the crank sensor, and bi passed pcm to fuel pump,, they think its the pcm bad... any ide...

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