2004 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Dodge Stratus

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2004 Dodge Stratus Problems

Water Leak Due to Plugged AC Drain

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.

Engine Does Not Start and PCM Fault Code Stored

When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.

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.

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2004 Dodge Stratus Questions

where are the code numbers on my car to program key less entry, 2994 Stratus SE (1 answer)

Where are the code located on my 2004 dodge stratus se to program the remote to unlock the doors

I don't know (1 answer)

Why does my air conditioning only work some of the time, regardless of how hot it is outside?

Rack and pinion needs replaced....anybody know about how much a shop would cost (1 answer)

Need round about estimate for repairs.

Rack and pinion... .
I know part runs $174
No power steering at all. Dangerous. Single mom. Need advice

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2004 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.

The Fuel Return Line Fitting at the Fuel Pump May Leak

The fuel return line hose fitting on the fuel pump may have been improperly molded and may allow fuel leakage. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel pump. The recall began August 9, 2004.

Fuel Return Line May Be Restricted

The fuel return line fitting on the fuel pump may be restricted, increasing the potential for a fuel leak due to excessive fuel pressure. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel pump pressure and modify those showing higher than normal fuel pressures. The recall began December 15, 2003. The Chrysler recall number is C38.

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2004 Dodge Stratus Reviews

My daughter has a 2004 Stratus that we are prepairing to retire. She takes very good care of her car and has all the recommended oil changes, tune ups etc. She got the car in 2011. in the 4 years she has owned the car has had numerous problems including the check engine light going on randomly with no explanation after having it checked multiple times, it makes a loud whistling sound when she a...
I have a 2004, the transmission is slipping, needs a new timing belt, the brakes are squeaking.Other than these problems everything is minor.
leased this car new in March of 2004 I have 67000 miles on it and love it. After the lease i bought it.

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