2001 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Stratus
2001 Dodge Stratus Problems
A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
One or both windshield washer nozzles may plug or clog. There are revised washer nozzles available which are more resistant to plugging.
For the sedan trim only, Coolant can leak at the coolant bleeder valve and is usually evident because of an orange crust formation on the housing. A revised bleeder and housing is available to correct this problem.
2001 Dodge Stratus Questions
Wont start and battery is going dead but jumpstarts no longer work...what do i check next?
The thing is I had the battery disconnected because I wanted to do a drive cycle to set the monitors. Strange thing is other times I would disconnect the battery they would stay set. I read somewhere it can take up to 200 miles of driving for a reset to happen. I have tried doing the speed up and...
For a 2001 Stratus with an automatic transmission I am trying figure out how to check the fluid for the trans-axle. i am not sure if I am just not seeing it but there is no dip stick like some might have. Is it possible one of the bolts for the ring around the shaft on the drivers side be a place...
2001 Dodge Stratus Recalls
2001 Dodge Stratus Reviews
2001 Dodge Stratus 2.4L DOHC. 176K. Car has been relatively trouble-free. The suspension is getting soft but it still rides well. Nothing major has gone wrong except the PCM. Had to replace tie-rod ends, valve cover seal (that was a bitch getting to the bolts in the back), PCM went out, door window motor. Paint has held up and the interior looks great still. I'm getting a whistling from the das...
Bought the SE 4 cyl. automatic as a B'day present to myself, after driving several Stratus rental cars used for road trips. The only problem I had while it was still under warranty was the speedometer needle started bobbing back and forth. That was a little scarey, but no problems after that. This car gets terrific gas mileage and I just love the great power (for a 4-banger), as well as the s...
This car is a bunch of trouble to begin with. If you go to www.autobeef.com and select it, you will see why I rated this car so poorly.