2001 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Stratus
- Water Leak Due to Plugged AC Drain
- Failure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy
- Revised Windshield Washer Nozzles Available to Prevent Plugging
- Orange Crust Formation Due to Leak at Coolant Bleeder Valve
- Automatic Transmission May Fail Due to Internal/Electrical Component Failure
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.
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.
One or both windshield washer nozzles may plug or clog. There are revised washer nozzles available which are more resistant to plugging.
2001 Dodge Stratus Questions
I have a 2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7 with 150K mi and am having issues trying to keep the car running at idle while driving. It turns over with no issue, and in park, it will idle (however the battery/charging system light will illuminate after a few seconds). When driving, it will display the batt...
I just bought this car from a private party and they told me for it to pass smog I need to reset the brain so the check engine light will go off so it will pass smog. does anyone know how to do this? also the battery light, and the brake light are also on. the old smog papers service fault codes ...
2001 Dodge Stratus Recalls
The passenger side sun visor may detach if an accident occurs with it in the down position, and the passenger front air bag is deployed, striking it. Dealers will install a tether strap to retain the visor free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.