2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

4 Recalls for 2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

Recall Date Component Summary
April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

April 14, 2008 SUSPENSION

FEDERAL MOGUL IS RECALLING 6,903 AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES SHIPPED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 9, 2007 AND MARCH 26, 2008, WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS. THE PART NUMBERS PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS ARE: K7147, K7329, K8683, AND 104353. THESE PARTS WERE MADE FOR USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.

Remedy:

FEDERAL MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 22, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL MOGUL AT 877-489-6659.

June 3, 2004 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.4L NON-TURBOCHARGED ENGINES AND AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES, THE POWER STEERING PRESSURE HOSE MAY CONTACT THE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE DIFFERENTIAL COVER, POTENTIALLY DAMAGING THE HOSE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE, OR REPLACE AS NECESSARY, THE POWER STEERING HOSE AND CONFIRM TORQUE OF THE HOSE FASTENER AT THE STEERING GEAR END. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

March 10, 2003 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, MANUAL TRANSMISSION MODELS ONLY, A WELDED PIN INTERNAL TO THE DUAL-MASS FLYWHEEL (DMF) ASSEMBLY CAN UNSEAT AND BECOME LODGED BETWEEN THE FLYWHEEL AND THE CLUTCH DISC.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FLYWHEEL AND CLUTCH ASSEMBLIES WITH THE UPDATED DESIGN PARTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

36 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

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Date Component  
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
steering
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
engine
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
engine
computer controls
transmission
seats & seat belts
doors & windows (non-power)
accessories (cd/tape, radio, navigation system, etc)
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
tire
steering
brakes
wheel/axle
seats & seat belts
transmission
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
transmission
suspension
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
engine
steering
airbag
airbag
engine
lights (exterior & interior)
accelerator/throttle
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
engine
air conditioning/heat

254 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

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Date Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STEERING:COLUMN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10212754
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10144599
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10142376
AIR BAGS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10920257
STEERING
ODI Number: 10917309
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11014250
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11014596
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10903742
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10966627
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10955449
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 10949870
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10928629
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11279975
STEERING
ODI Number: 11165261
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11097568
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11185656
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11183323
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11183941
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11079804
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11064139
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10872898
AIR BAGS | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10870129
STEERING
ODI Number: 10824920
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10817235
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10809832
SEATS
ODI Number: 10785098
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10733139
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10733867
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10733525
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10725509
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10717443
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10694988
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10692092
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10681332
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10679793
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10676314
STEERING
ODI Number: 10671345
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10649088
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10618585
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10608667
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10574532
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10569445
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10568355
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10567459
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10564717
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10565602
STEERING
ODI Number: 10562702
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10556560
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10553098
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10532450
STEERING
ODI Number: 10511346
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10460981
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10461626
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10454493
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10447045
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10423047
STEERING
ODI Number: 10422871
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10416948
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10395682
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10396072
STEERING
ODI Number: 10382790
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10384115
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10365932
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10362371
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10363878
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10361396
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10357829
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10353638
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10353925
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10346931
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10329522
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10328504
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10300331
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10297523
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10297433
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10296345
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10293383
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10284535
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10280581
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10276775
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10275627
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10270163
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10265725
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10264781
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10264883
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10262026
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10261489
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10261459
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10260879
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10254777
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10254774
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10256065
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10256184
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10250778
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10246495
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10246138
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10244191
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10242301
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10240960
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10235939
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10236299
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10232513
STEERING
ODI Number: 10229483
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10229461
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10227143
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10219160
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10218524
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10218508
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10216914
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10217461
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10215439
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10215431
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10214859
STEERING
ODI Number: 10214180
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STEERING:COLUMN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10212754
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10203349
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10202393
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10203408
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10200725
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10200393
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10198147
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
ODI Number: 10194882
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10194142
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 10195662
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 10195403
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10195556
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 10192190
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10190849
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10188872
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10190098
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10189506
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10188650
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10187331
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10185444
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10181068
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10178635
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10178898
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10174960
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10174511
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10172011
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10172488
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10168736
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10170718
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10170711
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10168831
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10168987
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10169166
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10168049
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10167529
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10165515
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEAT BELTS:FRONT | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10162940
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10164934
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10162392
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10162001
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10161568
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10162097
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10159226
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10158551
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 10159844
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10156814
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
ODI Number: 10155920
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10154806
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10154295
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10154427
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | INTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10152117
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10149736
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10152249
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10148530
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 10148017
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10148752
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10145789
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10144599
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10142376
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10139456
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION | STEERING:LINKAGES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10138432
WHEELS | WHEELS:HUB
ODI Number: 10138351
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10135763
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10136006
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 10130762
TIRES
ODI Number: 10130698
STEERING
ODI Number: 10128532
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10128494
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10120822
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10122620
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10120522
TIRES
ODI Number: 10118954
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10117751
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10120111
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10116208
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
ODI Number: 10116511
TIRES
ODI Number: 10112923
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10111035
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10108223
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10108763
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10107766
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 10107732
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10109087
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10108262
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 10105287
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10101670
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10102618
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10101227
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10102063
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10104365
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10094911
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10097126
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10091874
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10092416
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES | STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF A
ODI Number: 10091251
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10090391
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10090519
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10083886
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10083604
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
ODI Number: 10086501
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 10079294
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10081236
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 10080246
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10079955
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10081746
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10078528
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10078811
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10075842
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10078752
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10079014
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10072555
SEATS
ODI Number: 10066944
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10064347
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10063007
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10062637
TIRES
ODI Number: 10061368
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10057832
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10055403
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 10057760
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10052690
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10053425
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10051794
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10050988
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10047009
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10047491
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10047424
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
ODI Number: 10041085
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10043931
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10037698
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10033217
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
ODI Number: 10029903
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 10025990
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10022410
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10017886
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10015342
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10015946
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10006768
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10004035
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 770004
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 769493
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5 Investigations for 2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID
STEERING
SEAT BELTS
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

66 Service Alerts for 2003 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser

Date Description
March 20, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

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 dc

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February 26, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Valve Body. These may cause over drive cycling.

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January 31, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MIL Illumination – DTC P1776 Solenoid Switch Valve Latched in LR Position

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April 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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 nece

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April 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

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 nece

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April 30, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19

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April 30, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Disinfectant Solution Recommended for COVID-19

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

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.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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November 20, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

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

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November 20, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

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.

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August 23, 2016 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

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. P

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August 22, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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. Pl

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August 22, 2016 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)

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. Pl

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August 17, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Return: Lamp Assy – CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

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August 17, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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. S

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August 22, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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. See attachments for id

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August 18, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

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March 20, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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 dc

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August 17, 2016 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

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. See attachments for identifyin

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June 2, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

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August 18, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

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. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

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August 12, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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. Replacement par

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November 23, 2016 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic And System Enhancements (X70 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. The following software enhancement is available: P

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November 23, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

(X70) Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM) – 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser (PT)

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November 16, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

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$ = WB000019

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October 23, 2002 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

DELAYED TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP. *TT

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October 28, 2002 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

REAR STABILIZER BAR TECHNICAL INFORMATION. *TT

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October 7, 2002 137000 VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER

THERE MAY BE WASHER FLUID LEAKING FROM THE LIFTGATE WINDOW WASHER NOZZLE. *TT

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October 7, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0016, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499, P0522, P0622, P1604, P1681, P

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August 25, 2006 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB

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February 19, 2005 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION GEAR RATTLE SOUND AT IDLE. *TT

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March 11, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC

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November 1, 2003 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SEAL CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION NO. C30. *TT

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March 9, 2005 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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

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May 4, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

FLASH: ENGINE SAG OR ROUGH IDLE OR VEICHLE SURGE AT ENGINE SPEEDS AROUND 3000 RPM. *MJ

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February 7, 2007 140000 AIR BAGS

PASSENGER AIR BAG DEACTIVATION. *KB

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September 16, 2002 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

ENGINE HESITATION, LOSS OF BOOST, SCREECHING SOUND FROM TURBO, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0234. *TT

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September 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REPROGRAMMING OF THE ENGINE CONTROLLER (NGC) IN ORDER TO AVOID AND/OR CORRECT ENGINE OVERHEATING. *TT

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September 12, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0016, P0116, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499, P0522, P0622, P1604, P

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September 26, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE OVERHEAT. *TT

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November 2, 2005 010000 STEERING

REVISED POWER STEERING SYSTEM BLEEDING PROCEDURES. *SC

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October 7, 2005 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

FLASH: ROUGH IDLE OR IDLE FLUCTUATION WITH POWER STEERING OPERATION. *SC

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August 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE OVERHEATING. TURBO MODEL. *TT

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August 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION HARSH 4-3 DOWNSHIFT. *TT

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August 29, 2003 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SERVICE ACTION 03014 – POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SEAL INSPECTION/REPAIR PROCEDURE. *TT

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June 24, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

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August 16, 2005 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

MOISTURE ACCUMULATION INSIDE A VENTED HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY CONDITION. *TT

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March 16, 2004 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT SQUEAKING/CHIRPING SOUND. *TT

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March 2, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

IRREGULAR ENGINE SNAPPING SOUND. *TT

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March 16, 2004 010000 STEERING

WHISTLING SOUND WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED. *TT

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June 20, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION HARSH 4-3 DOWNSHIFT ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT

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May 11, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

DELAYED OR TEMPORARY LOSS OF TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING SEDAN, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT *MJ

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June 27, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0016, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499. *TT

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April 6, 2004 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

LOWER STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *TT

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December 16, 2002 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION / TRANSMISSION LIMP-IN CONDITION. *TT

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August 27, 2004 010000 STEERING

STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *TT

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August 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

DELAYED OR TEMPORARY LOSS OF TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING SEDAN, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT

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August 8, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SLIGHT ENGINE MIS-FIRE ABOVE 5200 RPM. *TT

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April 25, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION (MIL), ERRONEOUS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC). *TT

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April 18, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

INTERIOR/EXTERIOR LAMPS FLICKER. *TT

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April 25, 2003 150000 SEAT BELTS

SEAT BELT CINCH BAR SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 MODELS. *TT

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March 2, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

NEW SPARK PLUG FOR 2.4L ENGINE. *MJ

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April 6, 2004 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *MJ

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March 2, 2005 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC

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September 15, 2004 106200 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

FRONT HUB/HALF SHAFT CLICK/POP SOUND. *TT

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