Automatic Transmission May Fail Prematurely on Dodge Stratus

The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.

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Average mileage: 110,695 (25,000–189,000)
7 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more2001, 2004, 2006
13 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
2004 Dodge Stratus140,000
Car revvs at a stop won't go in gear, also has trouble shifting into 4th gear.
2001 Dodge Stratus115,567
I came pulling up at my house and went to put it reverse and as soon as I put it in reverse the car stalled and I tried to start it again and it went to start but then after I got it started after mess around with the battery cables it started but they wouldn't engage in gear and ever since then I've been having problems I can't figure it out I don't know if its electrical or if its transmission if there's anybody out there that knows what's up please give me heads up and let me know what's up thank you
2006 Dodge Stratus83,000
When my car is at a complete stop it jurks forward and tries to go and says im going 20mph. I took it to a mechanic and waz told my transmission is done.
2006 Dodge Stratus86,000
two days ago my car started driving funny while im driving it is fine but when im stopped with my foot on the brake my car mph shoots up to 15 and tries to go so I have to shift my car in neutral to keep my car from moving while stopped the check engine light is on the codes were speed sensor first gear ratio and transmission control module I changed the speed sensor and the problem is still happening can anyone please give me any help
2001 Dodge Stratus180,000
I have a dodge stratus 6 cylinder 3.0 it was in perfect condition tell I was driving and I stopped and started going again and It wouldn't go over 25 or 30 miles a hour and it seems like it won't shift gears I didn't notice it didn't shift intell I put a new fuel pump and distributer in it and I spend around 300 dollars for all of it and I need help I'm a hard headed person and wouldnt ask for help I try to fix my own cars just because I don't have enough money to send it to a shop I'm only 17 and hoping someone could tell a young buck what to look at I'm thing the sensor on side of trans or solenoid
1998 Dodge Stratus25,000
Internal transmission damage, required full rebuild.
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