2006 Dodge Stratus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Dodge Stratus

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2006 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.
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.

Starting Issues and Trouble Code Due to Defective Cam/Crankshaft Sensor

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.

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2006 Dodge Stratus Questions

Car cranks but no start (1 answer)

Changed crank, coolant temperature and ignition sensor. New spark plugs, wireset, coil pack and battery. Alternator, fuel and starter tested good. Car cranks but won't start and no spark. Can someone help me?

I changed fuses and car won't start, why? (1 answer)

It was running fine, left it overnight and didn't start. Changed the 20 amp start/fuel fuse and started. I replaced the 20 amp hazards and 20 amp ABS and 20 amp Seatbelts and now it won't start. Windows work but no radio and no crank.

Car won't turn over only oil light stays on. After checking fuses and batter by accident I held the wire top right held against metal car starts up and stays running till next time and I have to repeat process. Any idea? (1 answer)

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2006 Dodge Stratus Reviews

Play has developed in the crankshaft/harmonic balancer area and in turn the front seal is bad and leaks oil. 140,000 miles on car and being told by mechanic that seal replacement by itself is no good. would need to drop pan and replace at least front main bearing along with seal and with the miles probably the timing belt and water pump as well but cost may be prohibitive and may or may not ...
We bought our dodge new in Kitty Hawk NC from a dealer. The brakes squeak and always have however, the dealer and his repair shop always say that nothing is wrong. Why then; do the brakes squeak? We told them about the problem from the beginning. We were told a couple of time that it was only a moisture build-up.....but, why???? just on this car??? And why does it continue to squeak??????...
Bought this car 4 months ago from a dealership..Car had 60000 miles on it..Spent $700 in repairs for oil leak from crank seal..It did same thing again just to find out that the crank has play in it and is knocking seal out..Told I need to replace engine to fix..Dodge only gave 36000 mile warranty for this car for good reason it seems..They do not stand behind what they sell or it would have the...

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