Having problems with your 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser ?

Engine losses power at 2500 rpm

\015 This could be a fuel delivery issue.. but that's why I want the dealer/shop to do a full diagnostic (not just ODBII codes!!!). I want the fuel pressure checked before assuming the timing belt is bad or there's damage to the camshaft sprocket, dowel or pin. Please check vacuum (just in case there's a leak somewhere), but vacuum is a symptom not the cause of problem I'm having, since it would be happening at idle/lower rpms and not just at 2500 rpms.\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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