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From your brief description, It sounds like you lost your ground connection. Check the Negative (black) terminal connector on the battery, and check where the cable connects to the chassis.
Even if I misunderstand your description, that should be a good place to start!
The click noise is the sound of the starter SOLENOID clicking but not contacting to supply voltage to the starter motor.
Now a multimeter test will confirm if the solenoid is contacting and if so then the starter motor is faulty.
It can be due failure of the BRUSH in the motor or the commutator. If so remove the motor and confirm.
Also if the starter pinion is struck the solenoid will click and the motor may not turn.
Sears Diehard or Interstate would make a battery for your vehicle. Look for something with over 600 cca and you should be ok for the winter.
Diehard makes a Platinum battery, but it costs over $189.99.
Diehard Gold batteries are like $109 or so.
Walmart sells batteries that are comparable to the Diehard Gold for under $100.
However, I just bought a Platinum battery for my 1997 Cadillac Deville Limo and it seems to work alright so far and has a 4 year free replacement warranty.
In general, the more you pay, the better the battery up to the 'best' which is the Diehard Platinum.
Walmart and Interstate do not offer a battery that has as long of a warranty or as good of a design as the Platinum from Diehard which uses proprietary technology to get a better warranty than normal.
The Platinum name in the PT Cruiser has nothing to do with the Platinum name for Diehard, by the way.
Good luck on finding a suitable replacement battery for your 2004 PT Cruiser Platinum.
Is this the original battery? Have u had it tested? The no crank, clicking noise is classic dead battery symptoms, lights can still work, but not enough power to turn engine over. If it's the original battery, it's at the end of it's life cycle, and should be replaced. U can get the battery tested for free at any parts store.