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Old 03 Apr 2017, 01:00 pm
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Many have posted about this problem, but I don't recall reading any thread where someone came back and told what was wrong with their PT.

My 02 had a rough idle that appeared out of nowhere and had no engine or warning light pop up. No codes were being thrown either.

For mine, the problem was the IGNITION COIL and one bad FUEL INJECTOR.

The dealer told me that the distributor can also cause the same problem, but luckily for me (or not, depending on how you look at it), that wasn't the case.
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My Idle rough cures over 5 years.

Strut upper replaced
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Lower engine mount replaced
Leaking intake seal
TB needing to be cleaned
IAC needing to be replaced
PCM issues various solutions
Battery replacement
MAP needing replacement
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Poor winter gas quality added secret fluid
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Many have posted about this problem, but I don't recall reading any thread where someone came back and told what was wrong with their PT.

My 02 had a rough idle that appeared out of nowhere and had no engine or warning light pop up. No codes were being thrown either.

For mine, the problem was the IGNITION COIL and one bad FUEL INJECTOR.

The dealer told me that the distributor can also cause the same problem, but luckily for me (or not, depending on how you look at it), that wasn't the case.


There is no "distrubutor" on the PT not like older cars had
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Many have posted about this problem, but I don't recall reading any thread where someone came back and told what was wrong with their PT.

My 02 had a rough idle that appeared out of nowhere and had no engine or warning light pop up. No codes were being thrown either.

For mine, the problem was the IGNITION COIL and one bad FUEL INJECTOR.

The dealer told me that the distributor can also cause the same problem, but luckily for me (or not, depending on how you look at it), that wasn't the case.
Since they're so adept at lying, how much did they charge for this service ?I'm curious to compare the alldata work hours to those the shop billed and see how much they inflated the standard work times.
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this thread is so full of win.!
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Distributor...Good one
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and NitroPT this secret fluid might it initial be M,M,O
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For reasons unknown, I do like me the M.M.O. !

That is the mystery.
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There is no "distrubutor" on the PT not like older cars had
And that is why I didn't take it to the dealer to be fixed. LOL But yes, that is what I was told on the phone by a Chrysler service department manager.
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Since they're so adept at lying, how much did they charge for this service ?I'm curious to compare the alldata work hours to those the shop billed and see how much they inflated the standard work times.
I paid 110 for the coil and fuel injector.
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this thread is so full of win.!
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Distributor...Good one
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and NitroPT this secret fluid might it initial be M,M,O
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However that is a great guess and i do often use it. M,M,O = Marvel Mystery Oil
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nope


However that is a great guess and i do often use it. M,M,O = Marvel Mystery Oil
I love the red mystery oil I put in everything and I really mean everything from my push mower to the zero turn to the bob cat the dump truck cars pick ups tractors I really need to buy like a 55 gallon drum of it plus I LOVE the smell
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