Wiring problems of the 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser

Four problems related to wiring have been reported for the 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser based on all problems reported for the 2003 Pt Cruiser.

car   Wiring problem 1
Failure Date: 11/19/2014

The wiring harness melted, which caused the multifunction switch to burn out and running tail lights to not work properly. Replaced multifunction switch and burning smell came from steering column. Pulled new multifunction switch and noticed melted connectors.

car   Wiring problem 2
Failure Date: 05/13/2005

The multi-function light switch on both the Pt Cruiser and srt-4 has been known to melt and/or catch fire. Dcx has known this has been a problem since the pt came out and now the srt-4 is suffering this same problem. I am now afraid to use my fog lights on my srt-4.

car   Wiring problem 3
Failure Date: 02/07/2005

Consumer's vehicle caught on fire while driving. Driver was able to pull over, and called the fire department to extinguish the fire. No injuries reported. Vehicle was towed and totaled by the insurance company.

car   Wiring problem 4
Failure Date: 11/26/2002

When consumer brakes, the headlights would flicker. This causes a distraction at night time. Dealer has been notified. Ph this also occured when window switch and auto door locks were engaged. Dealer checked wiring to pcm, allg rounds and electrical connections. Nothing found.

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