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Old 11 Apr 2013, 03:23 am
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Hi, I'm new to this forum and am after some info on a PT.
I have an 03 PT Limited which has a 2.0L badge on the back, but , it has a 3T588945 engine no. which on info I found here in Australia tells me it is a 2.4L.

So, which is right, the badge or the engine no????
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Old 11 Apr 2013, 03:51 am
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maybe this might help Chrysler 1.8, 2.0 & 2.4 engine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia or this PTCruizer.com - a Chrysler PT Cruiser enthusiast web site
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Old 11 Apr 2013, 12:38 pm
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take a spark plug out and stick something long down to the piston. rotate the engine by hand. mark it at the lowest and highest points. if your marks are ~83mm apart you have a 2.0, if they are ~100mm you have a 2.4

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Rob seems to be quite knowledgeable about this stroking thing ?
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The info you found is incorrect. Your engine is a 2.0 liter. Here's some info for you:

*Year/Model: 2003 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER LIMITED (RHD)
*Last Odometer: 25,496 kilometers on February 2, 2006
*Body Style: PTZS44
*In-Service Date: June 30, 2003
*Engine: ECC-2.0L I4 DOHC 16V SMPI Engine
*In-Service Odometer: 0 kilometers
*Transmission: DD5-5-Speed Manual T350 Transmission
*Odometer Type: kilometers
*Color 1: PX8-Black Clear Coat
*Car Line: T
*Color 2: QX8-Black Clear Coat
*Build Date: December 17, 2002
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