TSB List for the 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2005 PT Cruiser are official communications between Chrysler & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • LIGHTING (PWS)
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • AIR BAGS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #1900805

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017651

      REVISED POWER STEERING SYSTEM BLEEDING PROCEDURES. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #1901004

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011958

      POWER STEERING FLUID CONTAMINATION. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #R2118796A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191460

      Valve Body. These may cause over drive cycling. Read More »

    • TSB #R2118796A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191460

      Valve Body. These may cause over drive cycling. Read More »

    • TSB #RL108213A$

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121927

      NAG1 (5A580) Valve Body As per Warranty Bulletin D-13-22, please use R2108213A$ valve body for all Warranty (W), Mopar (M) and Mopar Vehicle Protection (F) claims.~ Assembly also includes Filter (52108325AA) and Gasket (52108332AA). Read More »

    • TSB #RL108213A$

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121927

      NAG1 (5A580) Valve Body As per Warranty Bulletin D-13-22, please use R2108213A$ valve body for all Warranty (W), Mopar (M) and Mopar Vehicle Protection (F) claims.~ Assembly also includes Filter (52108325AA) and Gasket (52108332AA). Read More »

    • TSB #18-016-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188643

      This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module with new software. The Technician may discover that P0128 - Thermostat Rationality DTC is present. Read More »

    • TSB #0900105

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013774

      CYLINDER HEAD BOLT RE-TORQUE PROCEDURE. GPOP - ISSUE REVIEW SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #05008

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016753

      RAPID RESPONSE TRANSMITTAL SERVICE ACTION #05-008A. TURBO ENGINE BENT VALVE OR VALVES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1803504

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010486

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0339: FLASH. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES BULLETIN 18-035-04, DATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1804204

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011543

      DRIVEABILITY IMPROVEMENTS OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P2074. FLASH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0901304

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009773

      GASOLINE ENGINE OIL QUALITY AND VISCOSITY GRADES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #1802404

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008426

      IDLE FLUCTUATION AND OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303 OR P0304. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #1800707

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021212

      DRIVEABILITY IMPROVEMENTS. REPROGRAMMING THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WITH NEW SOFTWARE. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #0600105

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012813

      TRANSMISSION GEAR RATTLE SOUND AT IDLE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #0803006

      Date Announced:
      AUG 25, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021239

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #18-042-14

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141243

      Generic Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Procedure This bulletin involves programming a generic PCM with software. Read More »

    • TSB #1802907

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021684

      GENERIC POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROCEDURE. *KB Read More »

    • TSB #0801505

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013731

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #0801505

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013731

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #1800604A

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005981

      GENERIC POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROCEDURE. *TT *MJ THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES BULLETIN 18-006-04A DATED 04/06/2004. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #22867

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129043

      Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. Read More »

    • TSB #22867

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129043

      Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. Read More »

    • TSB #20616

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129041

      P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Read More »

    • TSB #20616

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129041

      P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Read More »

    • TSB #18-042-14

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141243

      Generic Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Procedure This bulletin involves programming a generic PCM with software. Read More »

    • TSB #18-016-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188643

      This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module with new software. The Technician may discover that P0128 - Thermostat Rationality DTC is present. Read More »

    • TSB #21-001-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189392

      MIL Illumination - DTC P1776 Solenoid Switch Valve Latched in LR Position Read More »

    • TSB #0801405

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012809

      MOPAR ACCESSORY REMOTE STARTER INOPERATIVE DUE TO HOOD SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2100804

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008383

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION -DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1776 SOLENOID SWITCH VALVE LATCHED IN LR POSITION. *MJ THIS BULLETIN REPLACES 21-008-04 DATED JUNE 1, 2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04001

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006540

      TEMPORARY CHANGE TO DEALER STORAGE PROCEDURE. BATTERY CABLE DISCONNECTION. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #23027

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130081

      Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. Read More »

    • TSB #23027

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130081

      Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #22958

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129044

      1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. Read More »

    • TSB #22958

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129044

      1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #18-042-14

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141243

      Generic Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Procedure This bulletin involves programming a generic PCM with software. Read More »

    • TSB #18-016-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10063267

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #23104

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130080

      05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Read More »

    • TSB #23104

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130080

      05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #0802801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #629139

      MOISTURE ACCUMULATION INSIDE A VENTED HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #0803704A

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011559

      POWER WINDOWS (ONE OR BOTH SIDES) AND POSSIBLY POWER CONVERTIBLE TOP INOPERATIVE. *TT THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES BULLETIN 08-037-04, DATED NOVEMBER 5, 2004. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #9002850

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140090

      05127352A$ - Headliner, Convertible Convertible PT Cruiser Headliners 05127352AB and 05127352AC do NOT come with the welt that goes around the rear glass opening. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #9002850

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128974

      05127352A$ - Headliner, Convertible Convertible PT Cruiser Headliners 05127352AB and 05127352AC do NOT come with the welt that goes around the rear glass opening. Read More »

    • TSB #2300704

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006489

      PROPER FRONT SEAT BELT ROUTING AND TWIST. CONVERTIBLE 2005. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #9002850

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139012

      05127352A$ - Headliner, Convertible Convertible PT Cruiser Headliners 05127352AB and 05127352AC do NOT come with the welt that goes around the rear glass opening. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #18-016-13

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188643

      This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module with new software. The Technician may discover that P0128 - Thermostat Rationality DTC is present. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #23-015-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175743

      Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19 Read More »

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #31-005-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169249

      Use of Aftermarket Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of aftermarket parts. Read More »

    • TSB #23137

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130079

      Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. Read More »

    • TSB #23137

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130079

      Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. Read More »

    • TSB #23104

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130080

      05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Read More »

    • TSB #23104

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130080

      05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Read More »

    • TSB #20244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129045

      CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Read More »

    • TSB #20244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129045

      CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #9003623

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121832

      Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = ... Read More »

    • TSB #9003623

      Date Announced:
      NOV 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121832

      Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = ... Read More »

    • TSB #Volume 2, Issue

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129047

      Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations Read More »

    • TSB #Volume 2, Issue

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129047

      Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations Read More »

    • TSB #22892

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129042

      Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Read More »

    • TSB #22892

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129042

      Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Read More »

    • TSB #Volume 2, Issue

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129046

      Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations Read More »

    • TSB #Volume 2, Issue

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129046

      Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations Read More »

    • TSB #9002519

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129008

      82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington ... Read More »

    • TSB #9002519

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10129008

      82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington ... Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #2304304

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013780

      TRANSIT FILM REMOVAL. 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER, AND 2005-2006 RAM TRUCK *SC Read More »

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