Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide

Battery Replacement: 2001-2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Braeger Chevy helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

Video Description

The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser. We recommend changing the battery in Chryslers every 4 years. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your PT Cruiser that you need to replace.

Replacing the battery in your PT Cruiser involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some PT Cruisers, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. If you can't find it, call Chrysler and they will give you the code for free. In many Chryslers, the transmission "learns" how you drive over time and makes adjustments, so you may experience altered driving dynamics as your car re-learns your driving style after changing the battery.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Front Turn Signal Change Chrysler PT Cruiser (2001-2010)
    Replace the front turn signal

    If your blinker doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • How to Add Coolant: Chrysler PT Cruiser (2001-2010)
    Add antifreeze

    Low coolant levels is all to common - top yours up today

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Rotate Tires 2001-2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Add Brake Fluid: 2001-2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    Add brake fluid

    If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • 2001-2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser: Fix Oil Leaks
    Fix minor oil leaks

    Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Oil & Filter Change Chrysler PT Cruiser (2001-2010)
    Complete oil & filter change

    Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
batteries battery chargers terminal clamps preset protectors tires gloves consoles and organizers battery terminal cleaners