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  Safety Recalls of Chrysler Pt Cruiser Vehicles

There have been 9 safety recalls for the Chrysler Pt Cruiser. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Chrysler Pt Cruiser.

NHTSA Recall #: 07V149000; Apr. 4, 2007

If the glass separates while driving, it could strike another vehicle or injure a pedestrian.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2006 Chrysler Pt Cruiser
Component: VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the rear quarter glass attaching fasteners may pull through their mounts and allow the glass to separate from the vehicle. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 04V481000; Oct. 8, 2004

Contact between the brake tube and the transaxle housing over an extended period of time may eventually lead to perforation of the brake tube, which could lead to a loss of braking force in the left front/right rear circuit of vehicle.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Chrysler Pt Cruiser
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Recall Summary: Certain passenger vehicles equipped with 4-wheel antilock braking system (abs), 2. 4l high output turbocharged engine, and 5-speed manual transaxle, may exhibit inadequate clearance between the left front brake tube and the transaxle housing. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 04V268000; Jun. 3, 2004

Power steering fluid leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in an underhood fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2002 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2004 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2005 Chrysler Pt Cruiser
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Recall Summary: 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. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 03V076000; Mar. 10, 2003

If this occurs, the clutch may not disengage when the clutch pedal is depressed.

Recalled Vehicles: 2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Recall Summary: 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. ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 02V215000; Aug. 8, 2002

Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser, 2002 Chrysler Pt Cruiser
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Recall Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the fuel pump module mounting flange could leak fuel if the vehicle is involved in a rollover crash. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Chrysler Pt Cruiser Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Apr. 4, 2007   Visibility:glass, Side/rear 38,447
Oct. 8, 2004   Service Brakes, Hydraulic:antilock 115
Jun. 3, 2004   Steering:hydraulic Power Assist:hose, Piping, And Connections 438,391
Mar. 10, 2003   Power Train:clutch Assembly 816
Aug. 8, 2002   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings 97,779
Aug. 8, 2002   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery 345,436
Jun. 14, 2002   Seats:front Assembly:recliner 77,000
Sep. 10, 2001   Electrical System:wiring:interior/under Dash 43,000
Nov. 9, 2000   Child Seat 1,211,756


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Chrysler Pt Cruiser Model Years
Model# Recalls
2006 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 1
2005 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 3
2004 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 1
2003 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 2
2002 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 3
2001 Chrysler Pt Cruiser 5