2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Chrysler PT Cruiser 2001

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser repairs by problem area

Engine (34%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (28%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (14%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (8%)

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (13%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (38%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon

150-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

95811 mi

US $82
Replace transmission mount 
99962 mi

US $891
Replace torque converter and transmission oil pump 
2500 mi Solenoid failed, car wouldn't shift, had to have it towed. Very early on in car's life, 1st few thousand miles. 
75000 mi

US $2500
Entire transmission replaced. Unknown cause. 
126000 mi

US $700
Had to replace the transmission control module. 
66000 mi

US $100
Had to replace the solenoid pack on the transmission. 

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

98000 mi

US $98
Intermittent trans leak; source undetermined; monitoring level and rechecking for sources; 

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Transmission Problems

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