The Worst 2001-2010 PT Cruiser Problems

TIPM Electrical Problems

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If you've heard of a TIPM, chances are you own a vehicle from Fiat-Chrysler (FCA). Think of it like a command center for all the electrical functions of your car, and in FCA's case a very, very disfunctional one.

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Pacifica Cradle Rot

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The 2004-08 Pacifica might as well be nicknamed the engine-dropper because they have a common issue where the engine cradles rust, rot and split apart to the point where the engine can fall out. Why these years specifically? And what is Chr…

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What Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

By the Numbers

  1. 10 model years

    Grouping all models by their year can reveal some baddies.

  2. 823 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  3. 24th in reliability

    Overall reliability rank out of 29 eligible generations.