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2004 Dodge Stratus

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2004 Dodge Stratus Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

4-door sedan A gear whine or whistling type noise heard when accelerating or coasting between approximately 65mph and 85mph may actually be caused by an improperly seated steering column boot. The steering column boot seals the steering shaft as it passes through the firewall.

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

For the sedan trim only, Coolant can leak at the coolant bleeder valve and is usually evident because of an orange crust formation on the housing. A revised bleeder and housing is available to correct this problem.

2004 Dodge Stratus Recalls (Recent)

Engine, December 15, 2003

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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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Engine, August 9, 2004

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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.

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2004 Dodge Stratus Questions and Answers

rella, 2004 Dodge Stratus, Yale, MI

i changed the headlight bulb(no i didnt touch it) and it still doen't work. any suggestions?

MamaGoose, 2004 Dodge Stratus, Denver, CO

No....I was told upon purchase that the sensor is up under the dash and it is a brake sensor. If the sensor dies I have no brake lights.

jaredjackson, 2004 Dodge Stratus, 4 Cylinder, Jackson, TN

How do I reset the oil change indicator light? Thank-you

Brandonspopo, 2004 Dodge Stratus, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Plainfield, IN

Where is the fuel filter and how can I replace it?

mmangan3631, 2004 Dodge Stratus, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Newark, OH

I need to replace the half shaft on a 2004 Dodge Stratus. As far as I can tell I need to disassemble the suspension to do it, but no idea where to start. Anyone know how to do this?

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2004 Dodge Stratus Reviews

I have a 2004, the transmission is slipping, needs a new timing belt,
the brakes are squeaking.Other than these problems everything is

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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