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Chrysler PT Cruiser Electrical Problems

580 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chrysler PT Cruiser. 81 of these members (14%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 119 electrical repairs to Chrysler PT Cruisers--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chrysler PT Cruiser problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chrysler PT Cruiser repairs by problem area

Chart based on 726 repairs.

Chrysler PT Cruiser electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 173 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

40000 mi   BCM module failure...shorted out instrument cluster. awaiting parts to complete repair 

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

65000 mi US $200 Needed a new alternator. 
39060   Replaced power window switch. 

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

31620 mi C $489 Alternator was replaced. 
64000 US $84 Replaced multifunction switch. 

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

69444 mi US $203 Horn was not working. Replaced horn. 
71722   Recharged A/C. 
79139   A/C not blowing cold. No freon. Shop charged with freon, with dye. Will take it back later to locate leak. 
92000   Horn replaced for the second time. Recharged AC. Included dye to identify leak. 
93000   A/C hose assembly leaking, replaced. Part fairly expensive because only OEM available. 
94000   A/C not working again. Compressor not coming on. Found corroded limit switch and cleaned it. Also recharged freon. 
51460 C $60 Front electric windows intermittently not working; replaced with part from junkyard. 
92000   Faulty Starter. I would have paid to have it replaced but the dealer (my father) fixed it for me and did not charge me anything. 

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Engine not specified

100000 mi US $300 Horn kept honking without driver action, had to replace airbag assembly to fix horn. 

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