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CHRYSLER PT CRUISER - 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER Problems & Complaints

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers
by Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

There are 257 complaints filed for the 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

5/12/2015 - MIAMI, FL
I HAVE A CROURSER PT TURBO IN 2006 WHEN IT BEGAN THE INSTALLATION OF DEFECTIVE TIPM AND COMES FROM ERRATIC IN DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS: 1 - DOES NOT CHANGE SPEED BOX, ABLE TO RANDOM START, WHEN I TURN OFF FROM NEUTRAL (N) SOMETIMES CORRECTS THE PROBLEM AT THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY AND THEN IS REPEATED EITHER ON OTHER OCCASIONS. 2. ALSO NOT START ON SOME OCCASIONS. 3 SLATE IN OPPORTUNITIES DOES NOT INDICATE THE TEMPERATURE OUTSIDE OR INDICATED INCORRECTLY AND ALSO LEAVES DIAL SPEEDOMETER. 4. THE SPEED OF THE FAN MOTOR DOES NOT CHANGE WHEN THE TEMPERATURE OF THE MOTOR INCREASES AND IS OVER HEATS UP TO THE POINT THAT YOU MUST STOP IT. 5 AIR CONDITIONING SOMETIMES WILL NOT COOL AND I HAVE TO STOP AND TURN IT OFF AND START IT AGAIN. I'VE SPENT ON MECHANICS SOME HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS WITHOUT RESOLVE THE SITUATION, UNTIL A MECHANIC FRIEND INFORMED ME THAT THE MODELS FROM 2006 THAT HAVE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

5/1/2015 - BAY CITY , MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE ENGINE STALLED, THE STEERING WHEEL SEIZED, AND THE ENTIRE INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 55,000.

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ENGINE

5/1/2015 - BAY CITY , MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE ENGINE STALLED, THE STEERING WHEEL SEIZED, AND THE ENTIRE INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 55,000.

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STEERING

5/1/2015 - BAY CITY , MI
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING AT VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE ENGINE STALLED, THE STEERING WHEEL SEIZED, AND THE ENTIRE INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 55,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

5/1/2015 - KEY LARGO, FL
THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LIGHTS GO ON AND OFF. THE FUEL, MPH, AND RPM GAUGES GO UP AND DOWN. THE CAR LOSES POWER AND THE ACCELERATES BY ITSELF. I LOOKED IN YOU TUBE FOR INFORMATION AND FOUND THAT I WAS NOT THE ONLY ONE WITH THIS PROBLEM! SOME PEOPLE STATE THAT ONCE THEY REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH THE PROBLEM GOES AWAY.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

4/13/2015 - CHICAGO, IL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS DURING INCLEMENT RAIN WEATHER, THE FRONT AND REAR WIPERS FAILED. IN ADDITION, THE HORN FAILED TO ACTIVATE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE TIPM NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 65,000.

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COMMUNICATIONS: HORN ASSEMBLY

4/13/2015 - CHICAGO, IL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS DURING INCLEMENT RAIN WEATHER, THE FRONT AND REAR WIPERS FAILED. IN ADDITION, THE HORN FAILED TO ACTIVATE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE TIPM NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 65,000.

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VISIBILITY/WIPER

4/13/2015 - CHICAGO, IL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS DURING INCLEMENT RAIN WEATHER, THE FRONT AND REAR WIPERS FAILED. IN ADDITION, THE HORN FAILED TO ACTIVATE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC, WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE TIPM NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 65,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

4/12/2015 - FULLERTON, CA
IGNITION CUT OUT ON FREEWAY. I JIGGLED IGNITION KEY AND POWER WAS RESUMED

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

3/23/2015 - GREENWOOD, IN
I TRIED ROLLING MY WINDOWS UP WITH THE ELECTRIC WINDOW SWITCH & SMOKE STARTED COMING FROM THE ELECTRIC WINDOW SWITCHES ON THE DASHBOARD.

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