1997 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Dodge Stratus
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1997 Dodge Stratus ProblemsEngine Does Not Start and PCM Fault Code Stored
When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.
Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.