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.

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CarComplaints.com 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.

3.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 152005

PT Cruiser 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My 2001 PT CRUISER has been diagnosed with a leak in the steering gear which can only be observed by checking the boot which holds the steering fluid. This vehicle has 41,000 miles and has never been driven hard. It is garage housed and I do not feel this probelm should have happened with the miles and the use it has been subjected to. I have heard that the PT CRUISER has had this complaint lodged a number of times so I feel it may be a defect which should be addressed by Chrysler Corp.

- Vienna, WV, USA

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