Need Help?

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base 4dr Wagon

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, Small Wagon, Sport Utility Vehicle
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle

Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics

March 18, 2013, 12:22 pm

Tara H

Question: My auto lock system doesn't work

Every time I open the door the beep beep noise goes on unless the car is running. The locks on the back doors must be pushed down manually, but the key will lock the front doors and rear hatch. I tried to disengage the sound and locks based on the manual but it doesn't work. Any other suggestions?

March 23, 2013, 11:23 am

Ron W
Expert Mechanic

If the system is partially working, it sounds like a door lock actuator (or several) may be damaged.
You'll need a shop to do some diagnostics to see what the root problem(s) is.

0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to

My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…