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 ProblemsFailure 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.
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.
"False" trouble codes may cause erroneous illumination of the Check Engine Light. Updating the PCM software can often correct this concern.
2004 Dodge Stratus QuestionsMy radio won't power on and neither will any of the lights inside my car. Also when car is powered off I can only lock the doors if I do it manually. How do I fix these issues? (1 answer)
How can I get my car started are fix the problem
2004 steering wheel column, but when I installed it, it won't start. Why does it not work
2004 Dodge Stratus RecallsPassenger 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 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.
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.