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I have a 2008 PT Cruiser which I bought used in 2010. The last couple of years I have noticed a front-end shimmying, particularly when driving about 65 mph on the highway. At first I thought it was from wind but it also occurs when there is no wind. It is not constant but every few hundred feet I feel it. I heard from another PT Cruiser owner that it was the bushings. What can you tell me about this problem?

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SOURCE: 2001 PT Cruiser quit running driving down highway

I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM, I BROKE A TIMING BELT.   HAD TO REPLACE THE ENGINE.

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check to see if the serpantine belt is still there. It sounds like like it broke. this belt runs all of the accesories on the vehicle including the water pump. So if this happened it probably starting running hot too

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