Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Stratus ProblemsFailure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy
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.
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.
Low oil pressure light started coming on after highway driving. Reving up engine just a little over idle turned light off. Over about a month, progressively got worse to the point where light would come on within 5 minutes of starting the car and reving engine (except to high RPMs, over 3500) would not turn the light off. Originally thought sending unit must be ok as it appeared to work (coming on and off). Did some research and only thing...
Dodge Stratus QuestionsHave roof leak on passenger side. Water runs down and drips near floorboard. Took off window plastic panel and see that drip comes from roof area. Not from sunroof as its dry.... (1 answer)
Happens after rain, heavy downpour. Took off panel and put some goop under rubber molding...still drips on seat....
It was running fine, left it overnight and didn't start. Changed the 20 amp start/fuel fuse and started. I replaced the 20 amp hazards and 20 amp ABS and 20 amp Seatbelts and now it won't start. Windows work but no radio and no crank.
Dodge Stratus RecallsPassenger Sun Visor May Detach In Collision
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.
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.