How many different types of filters for the air conditioning system does a 2002 pt cruiser have?

10

Asked by Sep 27, 2014 at 08:30 PM about the Chrysler PT Cruiser

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A mechanic told me that the a/c filter was
clogged but when I asked him if it was the
cabin air filter (which is the only one I'm
abel to find info on) he said no, that there's
different ones. I was wondering what other
ones there were since I can't get a hold of
him to ask.

5 Answers

88,805

I am a little confused on this one, are you having an air flow problem with the A/C \ Heater system or a problem with the A/C not cooling properly? The cabin air filter if it gets plugged will reduce the air flow from the outlets. If the A/C is not cooling properly there is a filter/dryer in the system that can cause problems. HTH

62,175

All so to add to TS, sugestion,may be the orfice tube if not cooling properly.

88,805

That's true too. I don't believe the PT cruiser has a serviceable orifice tube, it is crimped into the high pressure line close to the firewall, so to replace the tube you need to replace the line.

10

I'm having a problem with the car overheating, the ac works good but when I have it on the car starts to overheat, the mechanic said it has to do with something in the ac being clogged so he said I have to replace some filter sp I assumed it was the cabin air filter but he said it wasnt, he has me confused and is not great at communicating, I'm not sure if there's some other type of filter involved or if he's just giving mee wrong information

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
88,805

That sounds like an air flow problem through the evaporator and radiator, Did he make sure the cooling fans were operating properly? The only filters are the ones mentioned above, and they won't cause an overheat problem. Nail him down on what he's talking about, if he has been at this for any length of time he should know that communication is the key to happy customers. I made sure my customers had a good understanding of what was wrong with their vehicles, what it needed to fix it and an exact estimate of the costs, sometimes I'd miss the mark on price but I'd stand by my estimate. If you have doubts about his service go someplace else.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • my 2003 pt cruiser just stopped running. 51 answers

    While driving I got an ding the check engine light came on and the car just died on me. No sputter or any indication of a problem. Just stopped running. It has 3/4 of a tank of gas so that isn't my p...

    2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 PT cruiser running hot after all repairs have been done 6 answers

    My PT cruiser has turned into a hot mess! After my local mechanic, who I think is competent, ran all the diagnostics, change the radiator, fan assembly, thermostat,three radiator caps And heat sen...

    2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why is my pt cruiser overheating.water bubbling and shooting all the water back to the resorvor and dump it out in the over. 11 answers

    I have a 02 pt cruiser change waterpump.thermostat radiator.hoses heater hoses clean heater coil.now heater works.didnt work before.bleed air out system.still overheats.water bubbles to radiator cap...

    2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating problems 65 answers

    So my wife's 2002 cruiser runs hot and overheats when idle too long (drive thru, red light etc.). Checked debris between condensor and fan, fan works, coolant full, thermostat works, all relays good, ...

    2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How is the PT Cruiser? 10 answers

    Seriously thinking of purchasing a PT Cruiser. Does anyone know if the car has a pacific maintenance issue?

    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring

    -

    General

PT Cruiser

Looking for a Used PT Cruiser in your area?

CarGurus has 3,228 nationwide PT Cruiser listings starting at $1,990.

ZIP:

Search Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Chrysler PT Cruiser Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,060
#2 Gypsy Rose
Gypsy Rose
Reputation 1,310
#3 Kelly Little Ashford
Kelly Little Ashford
Reputation 1,160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet HHR
67 Great Deals out of 2,778 listings starting at $2,299
Used Volkswagen Beetle
163 Great Deals out of 8,405 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chrysler Sebring
22 Great Deals out of 2,907 listings starting at $2,250
Used Ford Focus
545 Great Deals out of 55,822 listings starting at $1,495
Used Kia Soul
285 Great Deals out of 28,479 listings starting at $3,500
Used Honda Civic
510 Great Deals out of 81,681 listings starting at $558
Used Dodge Caliber
36 Great Deals out of 2,149 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Mustang
326 Great Deals out of 45,933 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Altima
838 Great Deals out of 78,326 listings starting at $470
Used Chrysler 300
342 Great Deals out of 20,692 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
718 Great Deals out of 83,067 listings starting at $500
Used Toyota Corolla
761 Great Deals out of 75,603 listings starting at $1,790
Used Chevrolet Impala
589 Great Deals out of 29,008 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda CR-V
691 Great Deals out of 57,481 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford Escape
1,033 Great Deals out of 93,422 listings starting at $1,500