2001 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Stratus

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2001 Dodge Stratus
$
257
to $
655
2001 Dodge Stratus
$
413
to $
1,061
2001 Dodge Stratus
$
62
to $
299
2001 Dodge Stratus
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134
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270
2001 Dodge Stratus
$
511
to $
748

2001 Dodge Stratus Problems

Recall to inspect front, lower ball joints
The was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged.
Automatic Transmission May Fail Due to Internal/Electrical Component Failure

The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.

Failure 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.

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2001 Dodge Stratus Questions

01 Stratus Coupe 3.0 won't run unless I hold in the mfi relay by hand its good 2 (2 answers)

The MFI relay will not come on when I turn the key on I have to energize it by hand to get the car to run.

Motor turns over but will not start (2 answers)

Replaced lifters, plugs, wires, distributor cap, and timing components. Made sure #1 was at TDC and all marks lined up before, during, and after repairs. Turned crankshaft manually and it didn't feel like valves were hitting the pistons. Vehicle turns over, has spark, is getting fuel, but wil...

Brand new battery hooked up to a dead man switch and nothing will come on (1 answer)

It's hooked up to a dead man cause something in the engine will drainnthe battery even when the car is shut off

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2001 Dodge Stratus Recalls

Passenger 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.

Recall 01V011002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. A HOSE MANUFACTURING PROCESS ALLOWED THE REINFORCEMENT YARD TO BREACH THE INNER LAYER OF SOME AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION HOSES WEAKENING THE INNER WALL WHICH COULD RESULT IN LEAKAGE OF THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID.
Recall 01V005002
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A NUMBER OF INCORRECT DRIVER SIDE SEAT MOUNTING BOLTS WERE INSTALLED INTO VEHICLES.

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2001 Dodge Stratus Reviews

2001 Dodge Stratus 2.4L DOHC. 176K. Car has been relatively trouble-free. The suspension is getting soft but it still rides well. Nothing major has gone wrong except the PCM. Had to replace tie-rod ends, valve cover seal (that was a bitch getting to the bolts in the back), PCM went out, door window motor. Paint has held up and the interior looks great still. I'm getting a whistling from the das...
Bought the SE 4 cyl. automatic as a B'day present to myself, after driving several Stratus rental cars used for road trips. The only problem I had while it was still under warranty was the speedometer needle started bobbing back and forth. That was a little scarey, but no problems after that. This car gets terrific gas mileage and I just love the great power (for a 4-banger), as well as the s...
This car is a bunch of trouble to begin with. If you go to www.autobeef.com and select it, you will see why I rated this car so poorly.

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