My PT Cruiser details on the vehicle I actually really like.
This vehicle is not the best I have owned but it is by far not the worst either. It is like half truck half car. You can carry items too big for a car. It is pretty big inside. Also the engine is peppy for a v6. You sit real low to the ground like a car instead of like a truck. I am the second owner of this vehicle and I have had to replace the timing belt. Only happened on my way home from work. No indications for a warning, just pop and no power. Would not move anywhere. Had to have the flat bed come pick it up due to being so low to the ground. Plus the tire size is extremely harder to find.
That it's gets me around and it may not look good as they're but it will do.
I like because it gets me to A to B and it's not so bad the seats or ok not tore up and good on gas and i can go to the store which is around the corner and other little places that's not far. and dislikes or i can't go far or it might break down and the pumper is falling off have to tape it up all the time are it will fall off and the windshield solution has a leak so i have to clean the windows myself the wipers are broke need new ones actually need a whole new car but what can i do whether have it as long as i can instead of catching the bus or train.
Pt: a larger size, 6 cylinder and better in gas mileage pt - wow!
It has been a comfortable car to drive and ride in. However it is not as good on gas (city or highway) as was claimed. It has kept so long because I have had general maintenance performed regularly. Major replacements such as air conditioning are costly. Because of the area of the country that I live in rust is inevitable. For a 4 cylinder vehicle it has surprisingly lasted this long. Of couple of suggestions: put an adjustable arm rest on the passenger side. Use a different type of handle to open the hatch in the back - my rusted off.
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Certain passenger vehicles, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems." Some of the owner's manuals for these vehicles are missing instructions that provide a step-by-step procedure, including diagrams, for properly attaching a child restraint system's tether strap to the tether anchorage. In the event of a crash, the child seat may not be properly attached, increasing the risk of injury to the child.
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On certain passenger vehicles, the fuel supply line could contact the air conditioning tube service port. This can cause chafing of the line, resulting in fuel leakage. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Dealers will inspect the fuel line for abrasion and install a clip to ensure isolation. In cases with evidence of fuel line abrasion, the fuel line will be replaced. The manufacturer reported that owner notification began on Aug. 12, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
On certain passenger vehicles, the fuel pump module mounting flange could leak fuel if the vehicle is involved in a rollover crash. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Dealers will install a secondary seal over the fuel pump module. The manufacturer reported that owner notification began on Aug. 12, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
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