83 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser. 15 of these members
(18.1%) have reported suspension repairs for their car.
A total of 39 suspension repairs to 2002 Chrysler PT Cruisers--an average of 0.5 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Unknown component of steering system replaced. Car was gradually pulling more and more to the right. Dealer claimed there was a defective part. Car was at dealership for approximately one week (mostly waiting for parts).
Rear shocks rattling like cans in a bag. Replaced and noise is mostly corrected.
Front wheel bearing
lower control arm bushing, reprogramed flash memory
replaced both front sway bar links
growling noise from wheel bearing
Steady grinding noise coming from drivers side front wheel. Wheel bearings needed to be replaced. Front rotors showed wear and pads were thin. As preventive measure besides the bearings, I replaced the front rotors and brake pads.
Replaced faulty power steering pressure switch. Found loose tie rod end. Tie rod end not repaired in this trip
Replaced lower control arms on both sides, new bushings for stabilizer bar. Can't complain, these were all original parts. Replaced rack and pinion. Right front wheel had a bad vibrations. Over 2" of play once it was on the rack. Can't complain, this was an original part.
Front control arm bushings replaced.
Clunk from front suspension; 1 lower ball joint plus front shocks replaced.
Front control arm bushings.
Front left wheel bearing replaced. After returning from the previous repair trip, the suspension was making a loud popping noise around turns, which continued to get worse. Shop found loose bolt in suspenion, supposedly unrelated to wheel bearing repair.
Right front wheel bearing replaced.
Replaced both outer tie-rod ends.
One front stabilizer bar link broken, other one badly bent. Replaced links on both sides.
Lower right ball joint worn.
Right front sway bar bushings replaced and right front wheel bearing(s) replaced.