from South Florida.. bought a 01 PT Cruiser for the wife, the dealer replaced the rack and pinion to make the deal at 144,000 miles. now at 181,000 here's the repairs I've made in 3 years: Replaced drs side MacPherson strut-complete w spring. Replaced connector at radiator fan. 4 tires replaced. Added new wheel cover/hubcap Replaced R Frt rotor during 1st caliper pad replacement @ 150K Replaced starter and solenoid. Replaced battery. Replaced aftermarket taillights with OEM units. Replaced radiator. Replaced Body Computer thru Chrysler in Pompano. “ battery lead wires, both. Replaced alternator. Replaced battery. Replaced frt caliper pads at 170,000. Replaced 4 tires. Replace LCA ball joints and bushings 170K Repair pass side shaft boot, inner Replace o2 sensor at exhaust manifold. Obtained 3 defective O2 sensor units from Advanced Auto. Replace front rt motor mount (attempted home repair). Replaced frt rt motor mount with new. Installed window wind deflectors Rec’d P-0135 Code again-Sensor1 Bank 1 front sensor.-keep burning up the heater element. thank god I can make my own repairs if not this car would have been my ultimate car buying failure. the local dealers disagnotics are a expensive joke.