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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base 4dr Wagon

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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Front Wheel Drive, Small Wagon, Sport Utility Vehicle
22 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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May 13, 2013, 12:54 pm

Rob C

Question: Car won't start?

I have a 2002 chrysler pt cruiser. When I turn the key in the ignition, the lights turn on, the radio turns on, but the engine does NOT attempt to start. Nothing happens. There is no clicking sound, nothing! What is wrong with my car?

May 19, 2013, 3:33 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the anti theft system may be activating. Try a spare key to see if it resolves the issue. You key may have lost its programming and needs to be reprogrammed or replaced.

Or if it is a manual, the neutral safety switch may have failed.

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