Dodge Spirit Repair and Maintenance

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

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Dodge Spirit Problems

Car runs rough and won't idle

My car starts very hard and when it finally does, If I take my foot off of the accelerator it dies. I replaced the IAC but it didn't help. I also pulled the timing belt upper cover and checked the belt, it seems to be ok, no missing teeth. What next.

No Start and/or Stalling Due to Failed Distributor Pick Up Plate

Vehicles equipped with a 4 cylinder engine may develop a no start or stalling condition, most commonly caused by a failed distributor pickup plate.

Engine Start and Stall and/or Transmission Stuck in Second Gear

Vehicles may develop a start and die out condition or a transmission that defaults to second gear. Our technicians tell us that the transmission control module (TCM) may be at fault and require replacement. If the TCM is replaced the pinion factor should be reset and the quick learn procedure performed.

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Dodge Spirit Recalls

Seat Belts Fail

The seat belt anchors may not be secure. Dealers will replace the traveling safety belt lock bar assemblies free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Seat Belt Latch Sticks And Fails To Secure Belt

The front seat belts may not buckle and latch securely. Dealers will replace defective buckles free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Air Bag Sensors Not Secure

The front air bag impact sensors may not be secured properly. Dealers will secure the sensor attachments to their brackets free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Dodge Spirit Reviews

Purchase in 2010 love this car. Have an newer vehicle but prefer my Spirit over new automobile. She has 234,000 miles oil changes and regular maintenance I just got CV joints changed on vehicle. It handles tight no mechanical problems love pass this car on Interstates had 6 people in my car going to Ohio did well in smooth ride. Truly a blessing getting good used car for $1800 will keep it unti...
I bot this car for 13,00 dollers and it has ben nothing but problems for me here are the things that dont work turn signols,speed odomator,AC is so roted u cant fill it up anymore and winsheld wipers the car will start sometime and sometimes it will not do nothing and when it does start I will be going down the road and it will stall and it will not start back for about a hour if it does at al...
I OWN FOUR OF THEM.2 1991'S ONE 1993 AND ONE 1994 ALL SPIRITS ALL OF THEM WITH THE 2.5 ENG. THE ONE '91 HAS 219000MILES ON IT ,THE OTHER ONE 218000 THE 93 HAS 136000,AND THE 94 HAS 198000.THE BEST CAR DODGE HAS BUILT IN A LONG TIME TOO BAD THEY NO LONGER MAKE THEM.THE TWO 91'S DELIVER MAIL EVERY DAY WITHOUT A HITCH.LOVE THESE CARS TO DEATH.AND ALWAYS LOOKING FOR OTHERS.

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