I have a pt cruiser 2006 and timing belt went out it did not break we put a new one on and it still won't start and the alarm won't turn off what could be wrong still

Sadie Mcclain

Asked by Jul 18, 2015 at 02:26 PM about the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


If the timing belt stretched or jumped enough to stop the engine the valves may be damaged. Run a compression test. If all cylinders test low either the valves are damaged or the valve timing is not set correctly or both. HTH. -Jim

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