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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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,000 miles

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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 232010

PT Cruiser

  • 46,000 miles


Driving 25 mph on a stop and go highway with traffic lights. It was not raining, but the pavement was wet. The vehicle in front of me stopped abruptly. I applied the brakes and they immediately locked causing me to skid 120 feet into the vehicle in front of me.

- Syosset, NY, USA

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