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2006 Dodge Stratus Problems

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Most Common 2006 Dodge Stratus Problems

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
The was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged. Most commonly, drivers find that a clunking sound occurs when passing over bumps, and popp...
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 ...
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0 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Brakes Problems

2 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Drive Train Problems

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

0 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Engine Problems

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 ...
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.
An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.

1 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Check Engine (MIL) light illumination, along with hard starting or a rough engine idle, can be caused by the EGR valve; a revised EGR valve is available.

1 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

If the Heating A/C fan only works in certain positions ie. 3&4 but not 1 or 2. You most likely need a new blower motor resistor.

0 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Miscellaneous Problems

A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
Foam tape placed between the door trim panel and door sheet metal can solve a rattling issue caused by audio output from the door speakers.

1 Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Suspension & Steering Problem

The was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged. Most commonly, drivers find that a clunking sound occurs when passing over bumps, and popp...

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Known 2006 Dodge Stratus Problems & Complaints

The was a recall on some models to inspect the front, lower ball joints and replace any that are damaged. Most commonly, drivers find that a clunking sound occurs when passing over bumps, and popp...
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 ...
The automatic transmission used in these vehicles have had a high failure rate. Failures can be due to internal component or electrical component failure.
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.
A plugged AC evaporator drain tube can cause a water leak inside the car; usually near the front passenger's feet.
An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.
Check Engine (MIL) light illumination, along with hard starting or a rough engine idle, can be caused by the EGR valve; a revised EGR valve is available.
If the Heating A/C fan only works in certain positions ie. 3&4 but not 1 or 2. You most likely need a new blower motor resistor.
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. T...
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 co...
Foam tape placed between the door trim panel and door sheet metal can solve a rattling issue caused by audio output from the door speakers.
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