The Chrysler PT Cruiser has either a 4-cylinder or 6-cylinder engine. The process for removing both engines will be the same. Removing the engine from a Chrysler PT Cruiser is a complicated job that will take the proper knowledge and tools to complete without damaging the engine, engine components or the engine compartment. To remove the engine from the engine compartment, you will need to disconnect the transmission from the engine and everything else that is connected to the engine, and remove some of the engine components around the engine. You will also need to remove the motor mounts that secure the engine to the frame, and the radiator will need to be drained into a bucket and pulled out of the engine compartment.
Things You’ll Need: Jack, Jack stands, Drain bucket, Screw driver, Ziplock bags, Ratchet set, Wrench, Engine hoist, Engine hoist chain