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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Bucket driver and passenger seat with lumbar adjustment and - adjustments
  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2003 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2003 Chrysler 300M 34434
2003 Chrysler Concorde 44435
2003 Chrysler Concorde Ltd. 3443Not
Tested
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser w/SAB 44454
2003 Chrysler Sebring 44354
2003 Chrysler Sebring 55335
2003 Chrysler Sebring 33345
2003 Chrysler Town & Country 44553
2003 Chrysler Town & Country 44553
2003 Chrysler Voyager 44453
 
Service Bulletins for 2003 Chrysler Voyager GT
2003 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER:

Bulletin Number: 0200402
REAR STABILIZER BAR TECHNICAL INFORMATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02020
DELAYED TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02025
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION / TRANSMISSION LIMP-IN CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0300604
FRONT HUB/HALF SHAFT CLICK/POP SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03014
SERVICE ACTION 03014 - POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SEAL INSPECTION/REPAIR PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0600105
TRANSMISSION GEAR RATTLE SOUND AT IDLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0700103
ENGINE OVERHEAT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0700104
ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT SQUEAKING/CHIRPING SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070303
ENGINE OVERHEATING. TURBO MODEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 08
COMPUTER DRIVER CHIP THAT COULD FAIL. REPLACE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0800107
PASSENGER AIR BAG DEACTIVATION. *KB

Bulletin Number: 0801003
SEAT BELT CINCH BAR SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801505
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 0802102
THERE MAY BE WASHER FLUID LEAKING FROM THE LIFTGATE WINDOW WASHER NOZZLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0802801
MOISTURE ACCUMULATION INSIDE A VENTED HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0803006
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB

Bulletin Number: 0803403
NEW SPARK PLUG FOR 2.4L ENGINE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 080503
REPROGRAMMING OF THE ENGINE CONTROLLER (NGC) IN ORDER TO AVOID AND/OR CORRECT ENGINE OVERHEATING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900704
IRREGULAR ENGINE SNAPPING SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1100202
ENGINE HESITATION, LOSS OF BOOST, SCREECHING SOUND FROM TURBO, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0234. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801203
ERRONEOUS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0137 AND P0339/COLD START ENGINE PERFORMANCE, TURBO EQUIPPED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801603
INTERIOR/EXTERIOR LAMPS FLICKER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801803
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION (MIL), ERRONEOUS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC). *TT

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1802004
FLASH: ENGINE SAG OR ROUGH IDLE OR VEICHLE SURGE AT ENGINE SPEEDS AROUND 3000 RPM. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 1802603
ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0016, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1802603A
ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0016, P0116, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499, P0522, P0622, P1604, P

Bulletin Number: 1802902
ENGINE NO START (ENGINE WILL START IMMEDIATELY AFTER CYCLING THE IGNITION KEY), MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0016, P0335, P0339, P0340, P0462, P0498, P0499, P0522, P0622, P1604, P1681, P

Bulletin Number: 1802903
SLIGHT ENGINE MIS-FIRE ABOVE 5200 RPM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1803605
FLASH: ROUGH IDLE OR IDLE FLUCTUATION WITH POWER STEERING OPERATION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 18-112-16
Flash: Powertrain Diagnostic And System Enhancements (X70 Warranty Extension) This bulletin involves reprogramming the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with the latest available software. The following software enhancement is available: P

Bulletin Number: 1900104
WHISTLING SOUND WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900304
STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900402
STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 1900702
LOWER STEERING COLUMN CLICK SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900805
REVISED POWER STEERING SYSTEM BLEEDING PROCEDURES. *SC

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100503
DELAYED OR TEMPORARY LOSS OF TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING SEDAN, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 2100503A
DELAYED OR TEMPORARY LOSS OF TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AFTER INITIAL START UP ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING CONVERTIBLE, SEBRING SEDAN, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2100603
TRANSMISSION HARSH 4-3 DOWNSHIFT ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 2004 PACIFICA, SEBRING, INTREPID AND 2003 SX2.0. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2100603A
TRANSMISSION HARSH 4-3 DOWNSHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2100804
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION -DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1776 SOLENOID SWITCH VALVE LATCHED IN LR POSITION. *MJ THIS BULLETIN REPLACES 21-008-04 DATED JUNE 1, 2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2200102
CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 2304304
TRANSIT FILM REMOVAL. 2006 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER, AND 2005-2006 RAM TRUCK *SC

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 30
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SEAL CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION NO. C30. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9002519
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Bulletin Number: 9003623
Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = WB000019

Bulletin Number: D-16-26
(X70) Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM) - 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser (PT)

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

 
Recalls for 2003 Chrysler Voyager GT
2003 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V268000
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 01/17/2000 - 04/26/2004
Potential Units Affected: 438391
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
POWER STEERING FLUID LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RELOCATE, OR REPLACE AS NECESSARY, THE POWER STEERING HOSE AND CONFIRM TORQUE OF THE HOSE FASTENER AT THE STEERING GEAR END. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
2003 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V076000
Component: POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/14/2002 - 11/29/2002
Potential Units Affected: 816
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE CLUTCH MAY NOT DISENGAGE WHEN THE CLUTCH PEDAL IS DEPRESSED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FLYWHEEL AND CLUTCH ASSEMBLIES WITH THE UPDATED DESIGN PARTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 14, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
 
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