hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,793 miles

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problem #4

Sep 122013

PT Cruiser

  • 68,171 miles
Takata recall I bought a 2009 PT CRUISER from imperial Chrysler in mendon, MA in August 2013. Immediately, it started to act up-this was Sept 2013. During driving the dash lights would suddenly go on, the gauges would go up & down, and then it would stall. I would pull off the road and it would start right up, however, this could occur 3-4 more times during that day, or it wouldn┐T happen for a couple weeks. It was very inconsistent and extremely dangerous to drive. When imperial Chrysler had it in September 2013, they did a few different things that were not working when I bought the car, unrelated to the issue described above. They stated that they weren┐T experiencing the issue that I was having and couldn┐T find anything wrong with the car. They advised that I should leave the car for a week so they could determine what was really happening. After the car seemed to be ok until the summer of 2016 when I was driving on route 128 and the dash lights started flashing, gauges up and down and the car stalled. Thankfully I was able to pull over into the breakdown lane, where I was able to re-start the car and move on. This was a very scary position to be placed in, being on a major highway with cars racing by. As a result, I have been extremely uncomfortable driving anywhere but locally. During the nearly 4 years I have owned this car, I have put on just under $16,000 miles due to these unresolved issues. I purchased the car with just over $68,000 miles on it. As you can see, I have had no luck with the Chrysler-trained experts at imperial Chrysler. I have taken it to several local mechanics who have theories on what the problem could be. However, they cannot guarantee a solution to the problem.

- Franklin, MA, USA

problem #3

Sep 292016

PT Cruiser

  • 125,000 miles
All warning lights flash while driving, car dies then restarts, very dangerous in traffic. Chrysler can't find the issue, took it mechanics they can't find the issue. Seems like there are 100's of issues with many different years of the PT CRUISER however Chrysler is ignoring and there is nothing to fix. Some days this happens a lot then it will go 3 or 4 days without.

- Clive, IA, USA

problem #2

Sep 012014

PT Cruiser

  • miles
The valve stems corrode & have to be replaced "?????? why should I as the consumer need to replace because somebody came up with the idea of "new improved " stems ??????not only is this an inconvience, but also a great expense !!!!!! people who live a limited income should not have to worry about this... I had the car 1 year & had to "rebuild" my stems because I could not afford the price of new ones. Now I am having problems again ??? this is not fair. I never had this problem with my other cruiser, how can you verify this as not being a problem ??"

- Angola, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 132010

PT Cruiser

  • 10,000 miles
While driving the car on a highway at approximately 50 mph the driver side rear window shattered. Most of the glass went inside the car. No rock or other object was found that might have caused the failure.

- Lowell, MA, USA