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Where is my vacuum supply hose located on my 09 pt cruiser

Brakes are very hard to push causing car to not want to stop, plus can hear air leaking when hood is opened

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On the drivers side of the engine bay you will find the brake master cylinder, behind the master cylinder is the brake booster. It is what the master cylinder is actually attached to. There should be a vacuum hose attached to the booster that goes directly to the engine. See if this is the source of the air noise when the car is running. If so, just find out where the end of the hose used to be attached and re-install it.

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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?

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SOURCE: 2005 Pt Cruiser idles rough at stop lights/ poor gas mileage.

i hav a 2003 pt cruiser 2.2 crd touring it wont go over 3000 revs engine light cums on. error code p0243 i hav replaced wastegate solenoids cleaned egr valve cud it be the mass air flow sensor that has a problem thanx

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It sounds like the module is in limp mode. The speed sensor is most likely the cause, but it can be some other things as well. A scan will give a code stating the problem area.

The speed sensors are on the side of the trasmission that faces the front of the vehicle. There are 2 of them, and they are the same sensor. One is an input speed sensor located closest to the engine, the other is the output speed sensor.


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