hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,648 miles

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser engine problems

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 142008

PT Cruiser 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,425 miles


While driving with cruise control on I tried to press the brake pedal which would not move. I had to disengage the cruise control with the hand control. This is the third time I have had this happen. The brake pedal is frozen in place and will not move with any amount of force. After disengaging and re-engaging the cruise control, the brakes begin to work again.

- West Richland, WA, USA

problem #1

Jan 252005

PT Cruiser 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,870 miles
While on cruise control and going up hill I have to step on the brakes and they would not release. I had to step on the brake pedal several times with increasing force until the cruise control disengauged. I have done thistime on my drive home from work and it requires much more force going uphill then on level ground. The first time this happened there was almost an accident but I had the additional time to step on the brakes several time to get the cruise control to turn-off.

- Temple, TX, USA

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