definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,500 miles

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 262013

PT Cruiser

  • 30,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chrysler PT CRUISER. The contact stated the rear trunk interior and exterior locks failed to release. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 30,000.

- Palmetto Bay, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 062012

PT Cruiser

  • 53,000 miles
My infant nephews and my niece were in car seats in the back, I have had the vehicle for 2 months. I have noticed the car locking itself while I drive, but this time it locked itself and would not respond to the clicker (remote) or the key to unlock until my nephews were panicked (about seven/ten minutes that time) it opened and I got them out, but it upset me since then it has happened with my passengers and this morning, it locked me in from the inside and nothing would release the locks, not the door not the remote, not the manual. I looked online and found that a lot of people are having this problem and they are being told its the rkem, this is a hazard and a half, I was about ready to bust the windows for myself (I was locked in for almost twenty minutes/had to keep restarting the car to get air in, because it was hot. I cannot imagine how this would not be a recall item.

- Jacksonville , FL, USA

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