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: The 2006 is the worst year for PT Cruiser engine complaints. Having an engine light on is annoying, but it's the complaints about the engine shutting-off while driving that really have us concerned.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser suspension problems

suspension problem

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

May 252009

PT Cruiser

  • 42,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler PT CRUISER. While driving 65 mph, the contact heard a humming noise coming from the front end of the vehicle. The front end was also wobbling. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they determined that the front wheel bearings and hubs failed. The vehicle was repaired at the cost of $792.36. The contact called the manufacturer and filed a complaint. He was later awarded $400 towards the money he paid for the repair. The failure mileage was 42,000 and current mileage was 47,000.

- Oklahoma City , OK, USA

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