2003 Dodge Stratus Q&A

2003 Dodge Stratus Question: Engine Failure

I was driving along, when I came down hard on a hump. At first there were no signs of a problem. Then as I approached my house, I heard a funny noise. All of a sudden the car started to slow down, and then it came to a stop. It would not start back up. It is still not working, and my Brother-n-Law said that it was only about a quart low in oil. But I had just had my oil changed a couple of weeks before. Do you think some damage was done? -
Answer 1
Hard to answer with out looking at damage. Possible that the engine oil pan was damaged, pushing the oil pickup to a point where it is sucking up air. Here is a directory to shops in your area. https://repairpal.com/directory?address=75180&car_brand_names=Dodge -
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