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2004 Dodge Intrepid Problems

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Most Common 2004 Dodge Intrepid Problems

Dodge issued a recall for fuel leaks. Dealers will reinforce the fuel rail to prevent cracking and replace the O-ring seals on the fuel rail and fuel injectors.
A damaged cam position sensor (or its wires and connector) can cause intermittent stalling, stumbles, or hard starting.
Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often repl...
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0 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Brakes Problems

1 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Drive Train Problem

Fatigued or broken wires to the output speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control, erratic shifting, and speedometer operation. This may also cause Check Engine Light illumination.

2 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Electrical & Lights Problems

On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illu...
An intermittent problem with static at startup or when the radio is switched to the satellite function can be fixed by replacing the satellite digital audio receiver (SDAR).

6 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Engine Problems

Dodge issued a recall for fuel leaks. Dealers will reinforce the fuel rail to prevent cracking and replace the O-ring seals on the fuel rail and fuel injectors.
A damaged cam position sensor (or its wires and connector) can cause intermittent stalling, stumbles, or hard starting.
A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to...

0 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Exhaust & Emissions Problems

5 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Poor output from the heater and/or engine overheating can be caused by air left in the cooling system after the cooling system has been serviced. Our technicians tell us the proper coolant fill pr...
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
Debris and corrosion in the AC housing may cause the AC evaporator core to develop a refrigerant leak.

0 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Miscellaneous Problems

The window glass lift plates tend to bend or break and cause the window glass to tilt and bind in the door. The lift plates can be replaced separately from the window regulator. In more severe ca...
If the ignition key does not turn and/or cannot be removed, a new lock cylinder may be needed. A worn key can also cause similar problems.

1 Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Suspension & Steering Problem

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often repl...

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Known 2004 Dodge Intrepid Problems & Complaints

Dodge issued a recall for fuel leaks. Dealers will reinforce the fuel rail to prevent cracking and replace the O-ring seals on the fuel rail and fuel injectors.
A dirty throttle body may cause low engine idle speed or frequent stalling, as oily residue blocks air flow in the throttle when the throttle is closed. Throttle body cleaning may be necessary to...
Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often repl...
A damaged cam position sensor (or its wires and connector) can cause intermittent stalling, stumbles, or hard starting.
Fatigued or broken wires to the output speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control, erratic shifting, and speedometer operation. This may also cause Check Engine Light illumination.
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
Poor output from the heater and/or engine overheating can be caused by air left in the cooling system after the cooling system has been serviced. Our technicians tell us the proper coolant fill pr...
The window glass lift plates tend to bend or break and cause the window glass to tilt and bind in the door. The lift plates can be replaced separately from the window regulator. In more severe ca...
Debris and corrosion in the AC housing may cause the AC evaporator core to develop a refrigerant leak.
If the ignition key does not turn and/or cannot be removed, a new lock cylinder may be needed. A worn key can also cause similar problems.
Before refilling the coolant, make sure the air bleed valve is open. Follow the proper fill procedure—it will prevent problems with overheating, low heat output from the heater, and possib...
On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illu...
A ticking sound (lasting only two to three seconds) may be heard when starting a cold engine. Worn swivel pads on the exhaust rocker arms are commonly the cause. Worn swivel pads will require rep...
The AC drive belt tensioner bracket can crack and cause the belt to make noise or jump off the pulleys. The AC system may stop working as well. A cracked bracket could damage the cylinder head; it ...
An loose alternator drive belt may cause a growling noise in the engine area at low speeds (usually when accelerating from a stop). This is often mistaken for catalytic converter failure.
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