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Electrical Issue with over heating-2008 PT Cruiser

In October 2018 I purchased a 2008 PT Cruiser and immediately it overheated as I drove it home (purchased from a no warranty place). I took it to a shop that specializes in radiators and they ...
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pt cruiser temperature gauge not working

The temp gauge does not work properly and in doing so with the heat on it blows cool. When the car sits and idles the gauge will rise (sometimes) but, once you get moving it drops. Just had the ...
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AC Clutch Not Engaging After Timing Belt Replacement

Vehicle: 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Had my timing belt replaced saturday (Yesterday) as maintenance for the car; everything seemed perfect when I drove it afterwards but the temps outside were chilly ...
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Ac blows hot and kills car if left on while idling

I have an ‘06 pt cruiser, the ac blows AWESOME, when the car is moving. But my car bogs down and has died on me once if I leave the ac on while idling. What could it be?
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05 PT Cruiser overheating and spilling coolant out of reservoir

This car has been overheating, and bubbling out of reservoir. I changed the thermostat today and same problem remains. I also noted the fan will not run. Having hard time finding out why it won't run. ...
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pt cruiser 2.2 crd 2003 coolant bleeding

Does anybody know if its necessary to bleed air from cooling system after thermostat replacement in this car ? If so does anyone know a correct procedure to do so ?
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Ran 2002 PT cruiser w/ out coolant/water, overheated but temp gauge showed normal.

I did a radiator flush, refilled the radiator with water and cleaner, and drove for about 10 minutes. Because I was trying to get my car to temp so the fans and water-pump would kick in I was keeping ...
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two conflicting mechanics opinions on what needs to be fixed, which one should I work with?

I drive a PT Cruiser with an automatic transmission, that only has about 75k miles on it. One day recently, I found that while I was stopped in traffic, my car wouldn't move while it was idling. For ...
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My 2005 PT Cruiser battery

My battery died 5 days ago, at which time I purchased a new battery. Today, battery was dead again. Got another jump, and had to go to a meeting. When I left meeting, battery was dead again. Another ...
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2005 PT Cruiser Turbo check engine light

My check engine light has been on. I had it checked by my mechanic and was told no codes showed up. This morning the check engine light started blinking.
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2008 PT Cruiser 4cylinder non turbo

I have a check engine light and a generic 0304 #4 cylinder misfire. I have replaced the plugs, wires and now coil pack but the light reappears. I am a good mechanic but on construction equipment. What ...
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Car jerking over 2500 RPM

I have a 2006 Chrysler PT cruiser. Sometimes my check engine light comes on and when it does my car starts to jerk if you go past 2500 RPM. And then out of nowhere it stops doing it and the check ...
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Overheating 2005 Pt Crusier

my 2005 PT Crusier coolant over flow container isn't holding any coolant at all. I put water to the marked amount of 50/50 and it doesn't hold any of it. Over heating problems because of it. I lost ...
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non reactive gas pedal

My daughter has a 2008 PT Cruiser. For months she has had the problem of "when she pushes on the gas pedal it doesn't work and the car jerks back and forth." Those are her words. We have taken it ...
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My 2004 PT Cruiser is overheating

I have tried everything got a new radiator, thermostat, put blocked seal permanent head gasket fix. So I started my car and let it run for 15 minutes, after that I see no antifreeze in the reservoir.....
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P0304 code on PT Cruiser

I have a 2005 PT Cruiser Convertible that's leaking oil in #4 cylinder causing engine light to come on. Now, I have changed valve cover gasket and tube seals, spark plugs and wires and coil, pcv ...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser - Check Engine Light is on and has started regularly sputtering

I went to Autozone and the codes are P0340 - Cam Shaft Position Sensor P0455 - Evaporative Emissions Problem I don't know alot about cars any help would be awesome
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Bubbling sound from the cooliant area when I turn the engine off

I drive a 2002- Chrysler PT Cruiser. I hear this bubbling sound when I turn the engine off. It occasionally registers at hot so I put more coolant in and it seems OK for a while. The coolant is not on ...
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AC repair need help so bad it's hot!

08 PT Cruiser blows warm air but never gets cold. Tried Freon but it doesn't blow cold or last long at all. It sounds like it's clicking on and off not too rapidly when driving it blow slightly cooler ...