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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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 222002

PT Cruiser

  • miles


Have a 2002 PT CRUISER with excessive oil burn. Replacement of 1 qt. Oil every 750 miles. Bought car new in 02. Have had this problem since inception. Addressed problem to dealer in salem, or. They contended it was normal. I have 58K on engine now and problems still current.

- Moses Lake,, WA, USA

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