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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
151,232 miles

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 022013

PT Cruiser 4-cyl

  • 151,232 miles


I was traveling down the highway with my two children in the car. I slowed at an intersection and the vehicle abruptly pulled to the right. I almost lost control of the vehicle and ended up in the ditch, but I was able to stop in time. I proceeded to have the vehicle towed home and was told by a mechanic that the subframe of my vehicle had rusted through. This is a major concern with the safety of my family and others that I could have gotten into an accident with. I feel that Chrysler should be responsible for the repairs of my vehicle, other then the subframe I needed to have my car last more then 10 years.

- Jefferson, OH, USA

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