really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,718 miles

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problem #6

Jun 102017

PT Cruiser

  • 170,311 miles
Takara recall. While changing upper and lower motor mount I noticed sub frame on the passenger's side was rotted and after I put mounts in the car pulls when accelerating

- Henrietta, NY, USA

problem #5

Nov 202015

PT Cruiser

  • 84,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chrysler PT CRUISER. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 5 mph and making a right turn, the vehicle came to an abrupt stop. The contact exit the vehicle and discovered that the front passenger side sub frame had excessive rust and fractured. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and was diagnosed that the front passenger frame, the cv axles and the lower control arms with ball joint and the stabilizer link had fractured. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 84,000.

- Westfield, MA, USA

problem #4

Jun 302014

PT Cruiser

  • 84,000 miles
Vehicle pulled out of business complex turn in left about a car lengths away from me when he pulled out..attempted to stop but vehicle was too close. No air bags deployed.

- Niagara Falls, NY, USA

problem #3

Nov 102009

PT Cruiser

  • 61,000 miles
I have a 2002 pt dash started cracking at center vent cracked 2 ways now is a large crack an very sharp edges on pieces no wrecks, has been well taken care of.the car has very low miles on it. This upsets me on the problem with it. I need it fixed.

- Antioch, TN, USA

problem #2

May 052004

PT Cruiser

  • 25,000 miles
The vehicle's panels for the windows are beginning to discolor because of the chemical used when washing the vehicle.

- Somers Point, NJ, USA

problem #1

Dec 092001

PT Cruiser

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Wind from outiside was coming inside of vehicle while traveling, also there was a rough idling problem, dealership was aware of the problem.

- Hemet, CA, USA