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Got code po340 on 2008 Chrysler PT cruiser. Runs great sometimes when engine light on & rough at other times like not getting gas. Engine light does not come on every day either. Cam sensor or timing belt?

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P0340: Camshaft Position Sensor A - Bank 1 Circuit Malfunction

- Camshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted
- Camshaft Position Sensor circuit poor electrical connection
- Faulty Camshaft Position Sensor
- Faulty starter motor
- Starting system circuit
- Dead (Weak) battery

Posted on Feb 08, 2012

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SOURCE: where is the crank sensor located on 2005 chrysler pt cruiser?

the crank sensor is located on back right side of engine by were the trans. bolts up.is the no start when could or hot?

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 chrysler pt cruiser starter motor removal

You may sneak it out with small fingers with out pulling out the starter.

If starter removal is required,Just unhook the battery cables,Remove the 2 bolts holding the starter on.


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Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Replacing Alternator For 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser (Manual)

this instruction is general for all vehicles. i am sorry that i do not have particularly for your 2001 chrysler PT cruiser.

first, identify the alternator.
remove the fan belt on the alternator,
label and remove all wires that is attached to it.
remove all bolts that is holding it.
remove the old alternator.

do the reverse on installing it.

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SOURCE: chrysler pt cruiser fuel filter location?

Under vehicle, center, below seating area, mounted on top of fuel tank, in fuel pump module

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Change the thermostat on 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Hi, i have put together a step by step guide that will help you with this replacement job. Make sure the vehicle is in a cool state before starting this job.


* Drain some coolant into a clean container until the coolant level is below the thermostat housing.
* Remove the upper radiator hose connection from the thermostat housing.
* Loosen the housing bolts and remove the housing.
* Remove the gasket and scrape it carefully from the surface of the housing and the mounting surface on the engine. If the gasket remains on either of the surfaces, there will probably bea coolant leak after reassembly. Some engines use a rubber O-ring to seal a thermostat housing.
* Compare the size of the thermostat to the old one. They are of different sizes, types, and temperature ratings.
* The temperature rating is stamped on the sensing bulb on the bottom of the thermostat. The temperature bulb faces the block.
* When replacing a thermostat, be sure that the thermostat fits into the groove in the block or outlet housing. If the thermostat is installed upside down, the engine will overheat.
* Install the gasket.
* Reinstall the thermostat housing. Refill the system and run the engine or pressure test to check for leaks.
* When the engine has reached operating temperature make sure the thermostat opens.
* You should be able to see coolant circulating within the radiator.
* Another way of checking thermostat operation is to feel the top of the radiator hose or use a thermometer or multimeter with a temperature probe to confirm that the coolant is warming up.
* If the engine is overheating, but the top hose is still cool to the touch, the thermostat is stuck closed and must be replaced.

NOTE
When a paper gasket is used and the recess is in the thermostat housing, it is a good practice to position the thermostat into the recess and glue the gasket to hold it in place. If it falls out of its groove during installation, the outlet housing can be cracked or a coolant leak will result. Before tightening the water outlet housing, try to rock it back and forth to be sure it is flush. Housings are often cracked during this step.


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