Chrysler PT Cruiser Model Overview
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2009 Pt Cruiser
Where is the fuse box on a 2009 Pt Cruiser? My rear windshield wiper doesn't work and I need to find out if it's a motor or fuse? Please help me!
Where Is The Fuse Box Located On Pt Cruiser
2004 Pt Cruiser With 108,000 Miles. Check Engine Light On
check engine light has been on for a year. had lots of work done at Chrysler dealership a year ago. now trying to pass DC inspection and codes are O2 sensors (both). Took to aamco to have replaced ...
2005 Pt Cruiser Touring Manual Transmission
I brought 2005 PT Cruiser Touring manual transmission with 108,000 miles two weeks ago from Dealership and it ran like new for the first week. Now engine is randomly stalling while driving anywher...
What Are The Symptoms Of A Bad Range Sensor
My backup lights do not work. When you shift into REV, 1, 2, 3, you have to rev the engine just a little and it starts to drive or back up depending on your selection. Then without doing anything...
Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview
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.