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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2005 Dodge Stratus

2005 Dodge Stratus

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2005 Dodge Stratus Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or both windshield washer nozzles may plug or clog. There are revised washer nozzles available which are more resistant to plugging.

Engine -- Verified

An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

If the Heating A/C fan only works in certain positions ie. 3&4 but not 1 or 2. You most likely need a new blower motor resistor.

2005 Dodge Stratus Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 15, 2004

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The left and right rear outboard seat belt retractor and turning loop bolts may not have been properly tightened. In the event of a crash, seat occupants may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect and tighten the affected fasteners. This recall is expected to begin on November 15, 2004. The Chrysler recall number is D52.

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Suspension & Steering, December 27, 2004

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The right steering knuckle may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. This could cause the steering knuckle to crack and separate from the upper control arm, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the right steering knuckle. This recall is expected to begin on December 27, 2004. Chrysler recall number is D55.

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2005 Dodge Stratus Questions and Answers

lakeshaj, 2005 Dodge Stratus, 4 Cylinder, Detroit, MI

when the car is cold it starts with no problem- once it gets to normal temp and you shut it off and try to re start it wont start- you hav to keep turn n the ignition until it catches on the turn- ...

gadodge, 2005 Dodge Stratus, V6, Dawsonville, GA

My driver power window will not work when its cold outside. After the sun hits it for a few hours, it works again. Any ideas?

tn11joe, 2005 Dodge Stratus, 4 Cylinder, Yorktown, VA

I cant get to the bulbs to replace them how do i do this.

Lori4129, 2005 Dodge Stratus, 4 Cylinder, Reading, PA

I like my car, but when I drive at steady lower speeds the car seems to buck or surge. I do not have any problems when it idles, and it does not stall or give an engine light. My mechanic has not...

melissia, 2005 Dodge Stratus, 4 Cylinder, Orlando, FL

when i drive a distance the passanger side of my car is filling with water. is there some way to find the drain line in order to unclog it?

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