hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,675 miles

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problem #2

Feb 102008

PT Cruiser 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
Leaking steering rack and solenoid pack. Possible leak in steering pump also. Safety of tie rod ends, bushings, sway bars, control arms noted in inspection of front end both by a Chrysler dealer and by an auto-repair chain. Both recommended replacement of parts (in shop right now) to eliminate a safety risk. In speaking to another owner of this same year and model of car with low mileage, I learned that he has experienced the same problems.

- Scituate, RI, USA

problem #1

May 262007

PT Cruiser 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 69,350 miles
1) heard occasional "clicking" noise in steering. Did not experience steering problems. 2) on Saturday, May 26th, the tie rod broke while turning a corner, stopping the vehicle instantly. Fortunately, the catastrophic failure occurred at low speed. 3) the car was towed by aaa to a nearby car maintenance center.

- Falmouth, ME, USA