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Manual Transmission Problems of Chrysler Pt Cruiser



Chrysler Pt Cruiser owners have reported 8 problems related to manual transmission (under the power train category).

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2009 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 1
Failure Date: 05/27/2010

The contact owns a 2009 Chrysler Pt Cruiser. The contact stated that when the clutch was engaged, the gear selector was extremely difficult to shift in and out of gear. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who informed the contact that the clutch assembly would need to be replaced. The faulty clutch was not covered under the service warranty and the vehicle was repaired at the owner's expense. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The failure mileage was 42,000.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2007 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 2
Failure Date: 04/10/2008

Pt cruiser hydraulic clutch not working properly in hot weather. Dealer tries to replace entire clutch and says they will not do anything else until they do the $1400 clutch job. Problem lies in either slave cylinder or improper bleeding at factory and at dealer on mine when they changed clutch, shifter cables, transmission and slave cylinder and still does it. Problems makes it almost impossible to shift into 1st and 2nd gear when hot. Works in early morning or cold weather.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2006 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 3
Failure Date: 05/01/2007

The contact owns a 2006 Chrysler Pt Cruiser. While driving 40 mph, the contact attempted to downshift from fourth to third gear. The stick went forward, but the transmission did not shift. The vehicle failed to slow down and crashed into a sign. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and they were unable to duplicate the failure. The current mileage was 23,523 and failure mileage was 17,000.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 4
Failure Date: 09/13/2004

Consumer's vehicle experienced the same problem as stated in NHTSA recall 03v076000: 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. The dealership indicated this vehicle was not part of the recall due to VIN.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 5
Failure Date: 01/07/2004

Consumer's vehicle was parked in the 1st gear and turned off, it rolled, and crashed into another vehicle.

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car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 6
Failure Date: 01/18/2003

The transmission went out on my car a 2001 p. T. Cruiser with only 44243 miles on it, the vehicle is only 17 months old.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 7
Failure Date: 11/20/2002

No summary. Dt.

car image   Manual Transmission problem of the 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 8
Failure Date: 06/24/2002

The vehicle made excessive noise in the motor area or front axle. The dealer indicated the noise was caused by tires which needed rotating, however the noise continued after the tires were rotated. Next, the dealer replaced the transfer gear set and put in 24 new shims.