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My engine light is on I took the car to AAMCO for free check and they told me is the code PO172 if somebody knows what is the meaning of this? Please! Thanks!

Where is the Drain Port for Airconditioner on 2001 Dodge Stratus R/T inside the car.
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No diagnostic code; not yet. Just had car in shop and mechanic replaced transmission with used one that had 80,000 miles on it. My Dodge is a 2001 with 153,000 miles on it. Also he replaced front wheel bearings and said I needed new pads , rotors on the front also. After spending nearly $2,000 with him, we are waiting a bit before spending another $200 for rotors/pads. But my question is this; since we got it back I have noticed that there are no noises until you turn on the AC. There is then a groaning/ moaning sound that last less than ten seconds, it seems to play out with no further noises or results. The AC is working fine and perhaps I did not hear this noise because the old transmission was so loud. I am guessing it is the beginning of a bad compressor. Please advise as to what it could be ? If the compressor, how long may it have? Can it wait until Spring since I am already deep in 150,000K actual miles repairs!

My dodge has 213,000 miles i am happy with it, but recently it started to runs rough first thing in the morning than about 30 seconds later it started to run smooth again,and now it is doing it others times through out the day instead of in the mornings. any suggestions. thanks

I have a rough idle problem in my car and i suspect the EGR valve. I am not able to locate it. Can someone help me find this.
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Just started recently, fan only runs on 4 nothing at all on 1,2,3 and of coarse 0 too.

we changed the thermostat in the car (which was very time consuming by the way), but the car still overheats after a short drive. what does bleeding do because we forgot to do that?

My problem is I own a 99 Dodge Stratus that was given to me by my Church the problem is the car has some kind of electrical issue and it doesn't seem like the mechanic can figure it out. It has been in the shop off and on for several months and the problem persists. The gauges, windshield wipers and headlights only work on occasion and the mechanic can't seem to figure out why. The car was donated to me so I don't know much about it's past but obviously this is a serious issue since I can't ever be sure I will have windshield wipers or headlights or gauges do you have any idea what may be causing this, it is weird and I my mechanic actually through his hands up yesterday and said he had no idea what is causing this do you know what is wrong?

I have added some new fuel and some fuel injector cleaning additive. Vehicle will crank but does not fire.

when i drive my car it over heats but when checking the temp under the hood it reads normal. the thermostat is also new. could it be the radiator?

Sometimes while driving, it feels like there is a drag, like the emergency brake is on. Or like it's in low gear. When taking my foot off the brake, it doesn.'t coast smoothly but feels like it will stop within a few feet. Then the next time I drive it, everything is fine.

back right electric window does not work.

The blower motor only works on the #4 setting. I tried another working control panel and it does the same thing. So it is not the switch or anything on the detachable panel. What is the culprit?

How long does the original battery last and what should it be replaced with? It is hidden in the front driver's side wheel well

a/c leaking in floor. i have not been able to figure out how to unplug it.

I'd like a diagram or information on how to change the heater core in a 2005 dodge stratus

it smoke but the engine doesn't get hot

When I put in for an estimate to replace the timing belt, what does it cover? What all needs to be done when replacing the timing belt? Is it easy enough for someone with average knowledge of repairing vehicles to fix?

I have my oil changed on time except once I was out of town and the oil light came on. I had it changed and looked at said there was no leak. Since then I have had my oil changed twice ,but the oil light won't shut off and no seems to be able to get it to reset. Any suggestions?

My 2003 dodge stratus car alarm has gone off 5 times in the last day. I only have a key to it, not the keyless entry. I've tried starting the car and it won't stop. It goes off for about 5 minutes and stops. Can some1 please help me?

I am attempting to replace the cylinder head on this vehicle without pulling the engine. Are there any tricks to disconnecting the exhaust manifold?

where is the oil sensor on the 2005 doge stratus??

I took my 98 stratus to two mechanics and it seems the water pump, timing belt need to be changed but one mechanic said the cylinder above the engine under the metal body. How much should I expect to pay for parts and labor for the cracked cylinder. I know its not an easy job because of where it's located.

How easy is it to replace the water pump and thermostat in a 2002 Dodge Stratus?

I just recharged my air conditioner in my car and now the AC only works half the time. The half of the time it just blows warm air.

I just had the EGR Valve and the valve gasket (between the valve and the Y-tube) on a 2005 Dodge Stratus SXT with a 2.7L engine. The engine isn't flex fuel. I was charged $272 for parts and labor. Is that the right price or thet a bit excessive? I had it done through a Howard-Wilson dealer/service center. Then I was charged a hazardous material charge. There wasn't any hazardous material to dispose of. For that I was charged $18.20 . In addition, I got my spark plugs changed. I'd already purchased the plugs so I was charged $73 for labor. It's important to know this. Please help.

I have a 1998 Dodge Stratus. The tail lights do not come on when the brake is applied but the running lights work after I replace the bulbs. How can I get all my tail lights working again?

So far I have replaced the spark plugs, the wires, and THOROUGHLY cleaned the EGR Valve - but I still get a very rough engine idle and a big loss of power - check engine light WAS on, but I took off the - cable to the battery and it went off and has not yet returned

everytime when you slow down to stop it bucking

I have a 2006 dodge stratus and its occasionally making a humming which turns into a helicopter sound while driving. But when I am at a light or in a drive through where it is out of gear or sitting it will click over and make a Loud diesel engine sound. I am thinking its my AC so I turn off the AC and it goes away but only for alittle bit. Then it comes back, just not as loud.

My daughter thinks its the air filter "something inside of it" even the "DODGE dealership" was baffeled.

I dropped it off at the dealership but I was wondering if anyone had any ideas?