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#419 of 490 2000 Dodge stratus se 2.0
Jul 21, 2008 (12:49 pm)
The lights on my console shifter dont always come on when i turn my lights on usually after driving for a few min they will come on. Sometimes while driving they will go on and off . I am assuming its a loose wire but how do i find out where the loose wire is at? Also i dont know if this could be a related problem but when i first got the car my driver side passenger side window worked fine. Then it started working sometimes and others not. Eventually it stoped working completly. All adive is appreciated.
#420 of 490 Re: 2002 Stratus Rear Strut Mount Bracket /Backordered for how long??? [michele91867]
Jul 23, 2008 (3:43 am)
The rear strut mount brackets in my case were replaced.... But not cheep, because I had to visit a few junk yards. I had to buy the whole strut assembly just to get the stupid $10.00 part that was needed. Cost me an extra $150.00. But this is my daughters car (age 17) so any price to see her smile is worth it in the long run, The junk yard story is scary for future strut mount bracket hunters because one yard went through 4 cars before finding brackets that weren't like my originals. Big Bad Leroy Brown told me that the yards would be running out of these pieces soon and the price will skyrocket. ... Good luck with your Stratus Quest!!!! :
#422 of 490 Turn Signals
Aug 11, 2008 (10:47 am)
My turn signals do not work, well they work when they want to. when they do work they turn on then after a couple seconds the freeze in either the on position or of position when i got it looked at they seem to work perfectly. but when i use them they act like a fool. I was told there is a device behind the dash board that might need to be replaced but i dont know the name of it. Can anyone help?
#423 of 490 Re: 2004 Stratus Will Not Start [franzrod]
Aug 28, 2008 (12:11 pm)
I HAVE A 99 STRATUS THAT WIIL NOT START.I DID EVERY THING(GAS PUMP,AIR FILTER,O2 SENSOR,CRANK SENSOR,NEW PLUGS.)NOTHING IS DOING THE TRICK I NEED MY CAR TO BACK AND FORTH TO WORK .I'M SINGLE PARENT .IF ANY BODY HAS A CLUE TELL ME.
#425 of 490 97 Dodge stratus V-6 troubles 2.5
Oct 04, 2008 (11:10 am)
I have a 97 Dodge Stratus 2.5L it is turning off after running I narrowed it down to spark plugs or fuel injectors I Know I need a new gas cap but has anybody had this problem and do they Know which one it is
#426 of 490 Engine Coolant Temperatue Sensor
Oct 19, 2008 (7:15 pm)
Has anyone replaced their ECT sensor? I tried to remove mine from my 2004 2.7 liter V-6 & it will not come out. It is threaded into some sort of bushing that just spins around with it.
#427 of 490 2004 Dodge Stratus Factory Service Manual
Oct 27, 2008 (6:11 pm)
I am looking for the best deal on a Factory Service Manual. It seems like the CD version costs about $140.00. Is there a better deal out there somewhere? I've outgrown my Haynes Repair Manual and the free online data at Auto Zone and other Web sites.
#428 of 490 Maybe someone can save me some time...
Dec 01, 2008 (9:23 am)
And money as well. I own a 1995 Stratus ES with a 2.5 V-6 although the engine isn't the problem. The rear suspension is.The car has very high mileage (216,454) and aside from new rear struts a few years ago the REAR suspension has not been touched. I have owned this vehicle for 5 years and my daughter owned it for 5 before that (although I maintained it for the most part) so I can say with great certainty the rear suspension is original. Recently, when making a slow left turn that causes the rear suspension to flex in a certain way, as in transversing a shallow dip from the surface road to say, a parking lot a loud "crack" comes from the right rear. It has not done this on a right turn under similar circumstances or on straight line travel. I originally thought a "dry" right front ball joint was tight and breaking loose with a crack because it certainly sounded as though the noise was in the front but I replaced both lower control arms/ball joints with new parts and that didn't do it (although the ball joints were worn enough to justify the replacement). I am now in the position of trying to find what IS wrong in the rear without replacing parts piecemeal. By the way the mechanic from the Dodge dealer confirmed the noise as from the rear and checked components while on the lift but nothing seemed bad from just trying to move things by hand but somethig sure is. Any help appreciated pinpointing a part before I end up shotgunning again.