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I have an error message on my PT Cruiser Odometer, 70,000 -

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I have an error message on my PT Cruiser Odometer
JA: How many miles are on the car? Do you have scan tool or a code reader?
Customer: 70,000 - no
JA: What year is your PT Cruiser?
Customer: I'll have to check. give me a moment
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 2008
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I would like to fix it myself if possible. The dealer, I thin, didn't really try to address the issue.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

what is the warning?

what does the car do?

does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the computer codes?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
All I know is that an error light appears where the odometer should be. I'm not sure how to find the error codes. The problem appeared when I successfully struggled to restart the car with a dying battery. The car works fine now with a new battery, but I still have the error message appearing.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

what does the message say?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Just "error "
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

ok..is the engine light on also?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

ok

i would think the problem is that the error message came up because of the low battery..

it should clear itself after a while,,but to clear it now, you need to connect the car to a scanner,and clear the trouble codes.

if you dont have a scanner,auto zoe and most parts stores may clear it for free

thanks

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 7 months ago.

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