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Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
91,837 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace the fuse box and wiper motor (1 reports)
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser electrical problems

electrical problem

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 032014

PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L

  • Manual transmission
  • 125,000 miles


Took to mechanic and told mechanic that I was going to replace wiper motor myself but was afraid that maybe it was the integrated thing (FUSE BOX). He called me that day and said it was the wiper motor and he could replace for $285.00, includes the $50.00 diagnosis fee. Calls me back later same day and tells me its the fuse box which I EXPLICITLY told him to check before replacing motor. He burns up the new motor as soon as he turns it on before he checks the fuse box.

All of these complaints and it seems like water got inside the fuse box. Then I find out that Chrysler changed the design of the fuse box twice )MAYBE ALL THESE ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE IN PART DUE TO WATER GETTING IN THE FUSE BOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't know. Now I cannot even find a used one on the East coast, maybe because they have all been taken out of the wrecked PT,s that probably wrecked as a result of HAVING WINDSHIELD WIPERS FAIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! when the fuse box failed.

- , Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #2

Mar 232012

PT Cruiser

  • Automatic transmission
  • 115,512 miles

Problems with the brake lights no longer working except for the third brake light. The rear windshield washer went out around the same time as well as the left front headlight. Chrysler wants $1000+ to fix their design flaw which they couldn't trace.

- , Pleasant Hill, MO, USA

problem #1

Jan 042011

PT Cruiser Limited 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles

Wipers only worked on high speed for a while, then stopped working altogether. Can't tell if it's the switch, the motor or a relay.

- , Arlington, Washington, USA

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