Dodge Spirit Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Dodge Spirit
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Dodge Spirit ProblemsTransmission Control Module May Fail
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.
A noise from the rear suspension may be noted at slow speeds over uneven road surfaces. This can be caused by a cracked or broken rear torsion bar. A damaged torsion bar will require replacement.
A clicking noise may develop from the left front of the vehicle that varies with vehicle speed. Our technicians tell us that the cause may be the output gear bolt and stirrup contacting the rear cover of the transaxle. The repair involves replacing the transaxle rear cover, fluid filter, and any damaged output gear retention components.
Dodge Spirit QuestionsHow do I remove the upper front turn signal lens to replace bulb. (1 answer)
Transmission is acting up
A repair shop told my daughter she needs to replace the valve cover gasket and quoted $300 for the repair. She is a student and can't afford that repair. How hard/easy is it to replacement ourselves?
Dodge Spirit RecallsSeat 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.
The front seat belts may not buckle and latch securely. Dealers will replace defective buckles free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.