Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Chrysler has taken the boring small car frame of the Neon, grafted a 1930s-era roadster body on top and named it the PT Cruiser. While the new look may appeal to some, the vehicle has unfortunately also inherited many of the same problems as the Neon.


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
143,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 192013

PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 143,000 miles


Chrysler has had problems with the 2.4 liter engine for i dont even know how long. they are junk and shouldnt be made anymore. i gotta put oil in every 2 weeks or it'll overheat and die on me. dont want that to happen because i already replaced the engine block in that sucker. meh. its almost time for a newer car i guess.

- , Carthage, NY, USA

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