pt wont start.


Asked by Nov 23, 2019 at 10:28 PM about the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Wagon FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

pt wont start. good battery, fairly new and charged on charger. starter tested good. alternator tested good. new starter relay. what now?

2 Answers


if it wont cranck at all it could be your ignition switch the electrical part.


When checking, you have to know what to check; e.g., spark plugs. Are they worn? Do they look metallic, charred, whitish? Are they dry or wet? Are they getting spark? Then there's fuel: Do you hear the fuel pump? How are the injectors? Is fuel reaching the rail? There's also the engine itself: How's the compression? Do you see liquid in the cylinders, and if so, what is it? The list goes on..... If you don't know how to diagnose starting problems, have a mechanic do it. You'll then have his analysis and you'll then know what to fix.

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