Having problems with your Chrysler PT Cruiser ?
My pt cruiser hesitates when i go over 55 mph
\015 I have a strut that needs to be replaced and a wheel bearing that needs to be also and when i go over 55 the car gives a little hesitation and also when i go up steep hills\015
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My pt cruiser hesitates when i go over 55 mph
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