PT cruiser 2001. Started running crappy and will not idle. codes 1297, 1299, 1684 . Replaced map sensor.

Asked by Jan 11, 2015 at 08:18 AM about the 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

PT cruiser 2001. Started running crappy and will not idle. codes 1297, 1299, 1684 .
Replaced map sensor.

4 Answers

41,835

Replace your Idle Air Control valve also. Check for vacuum leaks. That should take care of the 1299 code. The 1684 code means battery has been disconnected or transmission is in limp mode.

Thank you for your response. I checked for a vacuum leaks ,Could not find any ( but the car would almost idle with big valve cover to intake manifold line disconnected making a big vacuum leak). Upon further inspection the engine it is running very rich , the plugs tips where black . Could this be a stuck fuel pressure control value? ( is was on my old 740 Volvo.).

41,835

Possible...could be a stuck or leaky injector also. Can you smell gas under the hood?

Thank You for your response. The fuel pressure was good at 55 psi. so I No clue what's wrong with the car. I'm going to have a mechanic look at it. Thanks again. Pat

Your Answer

PT Cruiser

Looking for a Used PT Cruiser in your area?

CarGurus has 2,944 nationwide PT Cruiser listings starting at $879.

ZIP:

Chrysler PT Cruiser Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,590
  • #2
    Gypsy Rose
    Reputation
    1,480
  • #3
    Kelly Little Ashford
    Reputation
    1,400
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen Beetle
193 Great Deals out of 7,514 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chrysler Sebring
27 Great Deals out of 2,725 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Mustang
591 Great Deals out of 36,397 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Focus
815 Great Deals out of 55,733 listings starting at $800
Used MINI Cooper
276 Great Deals out of 10,165 listings starting at $1,958
Used Toyota Camry
952 Great Deals out of 82,111 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Accord
1,031 Great Deals out of 59,786 listings starting at $1,099
Used Honda Civic
786 Great Deals out of 70,340 listings starting at $1,499
Used Jeep Liberty
230 Great Deals out of 7,281 listings starting at $1,400

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.