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#462 of 490 Vehicles starts but won't stay running!!
Feb 14, 2010 (12:21 pm)
Have a Dodge Stratus 2006. Bought it used.
Have had it for 6 months. Just recently just started having this problem. Dummy me was trying to start it with a copy key which did not have the transmitter. It would start and shut right off after 3 to 5 seconds!!! It was very frustrating.
After looking through various forums, I got the codes from the computer which gave me the code of P0513 which means that a key without the theft security chip was used to try to start the vehicle. Bingo!! Tried the original key and no problem running the vehicle. Thankyou Lord God.
Just wanted to relay this to everyone.
#463 of 490 Re: 2004 Stratus Will Not Start [jan125]
Feb 14, 2010 (2:23 pm)
Please tell me what parts you had to replace, I am desperate here $1,000 and no money left. Thank You so much
#464 of 490 Re: 1999 Dodge Stratus continues to blow fuses? [itisme1]
Mar 15, 2010 (11:28 am)
My 1999 Dodge Stratus did the same thing a few months ago.
It was the starter. Once I replaced the starter it fixed that particular problem with the car.
#465 of 490 Re: 2004 dodge stratus horn......beware [sigmaman]
Mar 22, 2010 (6:57 pm)
hey sigmaman, my '04 horn did the same thing while driving in a heavy rain. finally i just hit the horn for 20 or so seconds and that blew the water out of it. try that if u still have the old horn still on your car!
#466 of 490 Noisy blower (2,3 & 4) 2001 Stratus ES
Apr 04, 2010 (12:01 pm)
The blower, both in heating and A/C modes works BUT is
quiet in 1 and increasingly noisy in 2, 3 and 4.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
#467 of 490 Re: Ignition [scientec]
Apr 06, 2010 (5:56 pm)
have u tried turning the steering wheel?
#468 of 490 Re: '99 Stratus Idling problems [jshirey]
Apr 25, 2010 (9:08 pm)
Some ideas could be the O2 sensor if its bad the engine could burn to rich (to much fuel can make the pistons float) or lean (not enough fuel and kill the engine) Another idea is head gasket issues, if oil or radiator fluid is leaking the engine will run rough eventually die. Head Gasket kits cost about $120 and labor can exceed $1000. Try using engine sealant additives, synthetic oil better fuel and spak plugs.
I have a 2000 thats leaking small amounts of oil but i discovered it pretty soon and have been able to keep it under control. To anyone else who has this car beware the engine, sensor module on the tranny, and timing belts.
#469 of 490 Re: blown fuses [nanner1]
May 22, 2010 (1:18 pm)
Not sure if you are having problem now but Flue pump and Starter run through that fuse .Starter may be problem
#470 of 490 Re: 2005 Dodge Stratus 2.4L [99strat]
Jul 13, 2010 (11:54 am)
same problem dealership service department said it was all 4 O2 sensor are bad causing the wiring to the altanator to short out and cost $800 plus tax to fix and is not covered my warranty.
#471 of 490 2004 dodge stratus
Jan 05, 2011 (11:04 am)
this car the heat blows cold when the headlights are on but if there off the heat blows hot what could this be???