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1997 Dodge Stratus Base 4dr Sedan

1997 Dodge Stratus
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan Base, Mid-size
26 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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Where is the crankshaft sensor on this dumb thing?
My car wouldn't start, ran through some tests with a friend and the closest we could guess was bad distributor. I replaced the cap and rotor but wanted to see if that'd work before...
Asked by Andrew S November 23, 2014, 3:49 pm 0 reply
having trouble with my car starting
I've had trouble in the past with the fuses blowing when I tried to start the car and I replace those but now whenever I go to start the car it just makes a clicking noise all the ...
Asked by Jessie H November 5, 2014, 3:12 pm 0 reply
transmission problems
2002 dodge stratus transmission fluid overflow now the fluid is gone. And my gear switch sometime
Asked by Dietrich H October 22, 2014, 10:46 pm 1 reply
2004 Dodge Stratus cuts out with air on
My 2004 Dodge Stratus has been doing this for 3 years and we still don't know the full problem to this. At first it was leaking antifreeze and running hot. It still runs hot after ...
Asked by Muriel B October 25, 2014, 2:16 pm 1 reply
what would cause a grey residue inside gas cap chamber?
Car has been running fine, has a full tank of gas. went out today to go to appt and car ran in driveway for a couple minutes i left house made it two blocks and car just died on me...
Asked by Brandi P October 21, 2014, 9:24 am 1 reply
What could be wrong with my transmission?
im having a automatic transmission problem its not wanting to shift out of first or second gear I have changed the tranny module and this didn't not work.
Asked by Cody M October 16, 2014, 5:01 pm 1 reply
what is wrong with me car?
When I turn the key nothing happens just the brake light comes on but When I put it in reverse the gauges move and the lights come on
Asked by Tumika C October 7, 2014, 2:08 pm 3 replies
What would make a 1999 Dodge Stratus run for 15 minutes then stop and not start again?
The car will run for about 15 minutes then shut off. I try to restart it and it will not do anything at all. Leave it alone for about an hour and then it will start back up and run...
Asked by Madonna B October 5, 2014, 7:46 pm 0 reply
How can I put a AUX adapter for mp3 into a 1998 Dodge Stratus
Please help i need to know how cuz the radio its self is going bad and the casset tape thing is no longer working
Asked by Chance H September 29, 2014, 4:21 pm 0 reply
symptons of a bad starter?
car just wont turn over
Asked by Don C September 27, 2014, 2:51 pm 1 reply
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