Pep Boys are checking on my car, they say it looks like the timing belt. My car is a 2005 dodge stratus sxt (vin # 1B3EL46X05N538752), I don't know if my car has an interference or non-interference engine, as they are telling me it may cost me over $3,000 to repair.
does this car have an interference engine on 2005 Dodge Stratus
by jewzen in Jacksonville, FL on October 08, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by dandd , October 08, 2010
If the belt is broken then yes it can cost this much. The 2.4 is an interference engine, it has dual over head cams. You may have to remove the head and repair bent valves
COMMENT by jewzen , October 08, 2010
ANSWER by Visitor , June 10, 2011
My mechanic just replaced the timing belt along with my water pump (internal) which after parts and labor only cost me a little over 800, those people are scamming you....