Fuel Pump problems of the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser



Seven problems related to fuel pump have been reported for the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser.

car   Fuel Pump problem 1
Failure Date: 03/29/2005

Gas fumes were coming in from the vents while driving. Driver noticed that the vehicle was driving roughly. Then, it stalled. Driver was unable to restart vehicle, and it was towed to the dealer for inspection. Mechanic determined that the fuel pump needed to be replaced.

car   Fuel Pump problem 2
Failure Date: 11/24/2003

I have a 2001 Pt Cruiser. I had an incident in wisconsin 11/24/03 where my steering wheel locked and could not be unlocked, thus I could not start the car. I had it towed to the dealership the next day. They found nothing wrong. On 2/26/04 the steering column was clicking. I took it to a dealership in st. Louis. The steering column had to be replaced a bearing went out at 38913 miles. Then 8/31/04 I had just pulled into my subdivision after a long trip and the car would rev but did not accelerate. I took it to a local garage due to the mechanics strike at the dealerships. The front pump of the transmission is out and needs a new transmission at 47066 miles. In addition, neither of the two dealerships mentioned a fuel system recalls the were issued in 8/02 and not completed on my car.

car   Fuel Pump problem 3
Failure Date: 11/06/2002

Consumer arrived at local daimler/Chrysler dealer to have fuel pump recall performed. The consumer was promised a rental car on the day of repair but when she arrived she was denied the rental. The brake light illuminated when accelerating from a stop. The consumer was unhappy with the customer service.

car   Fuel Pump problem 4
Failure Date: 10/10/2002

Nhtsa# 15106-02-v-215-000. The fuel pump module mounting flange could leak fuel if vehicle involved in rollover crash. . . Consumer states vehicle at any speed smell strong chemical fumes into the passenger compartment. Dealer has been notified. Please provide further information. . Ts.

car   Fuel Pump problem 5
Failure Date: 09/19/2002

The vehicles fuel pump recall was not performed due to lack of parts. The dealer did not know when the parts would be available.

car   Fuel Pump problem 6
Failure Date: 08/15/2002

Consumer states had 2 appts for recall remedy 02v215000 since receiveing notification letter on 08/15/02. Both appts were cxld by dlr who still today advised consumer does not have parts for remedy. 1st appt on 9/10/02-dlr called and cxld. Consumer called back on 10/01/02, dlr advised did not have parts. Mr.

car   Fuel Pump problem 7
Failure Date: 08/01/2002

Gas level sensor gauge broke.