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2005 Dodge Stratus Question: no check engine light or codes pop up. the car will suddenly lose power and



, Greenport, NY, January 15, 2014, 17:37

and begin to buck if you try to accelerate. shut it off and start again and it runs good again. never know when it's going to happen.

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    January 15, 2014, 19:01

    Check with a dodge dealer PARTS dept. and ask if there are any known problems with the ignition switch in this model. Had an intrepid a while back with same symptoms (sudden bucking & downshifts) key off then on , & it would clear right up fro a while-sometimes 2 days sometimes 2 weeks. ........Just a thought ----HINT-- IF they stock the part , that's a good sign they had issues.....remember I'm talking DEALER not a parts house.

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    , January 16, 2014, 11:50

    thanks for the info, I'll check with local dealer.

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