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2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan R/T 4dr

2006 Dodge Stratus Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-size
21 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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May 18, 2012, 2:45 pm

Ed H

Question: I am going to be replacing the thermostat housing on a 2005 Dodge Stratus. What do I need to know b

I am pretty mechanically inclined and know my way around a car pretty well, but have worked mostly on older cars. Is there anything I will need to know before starting this adventure? I always try to seek advice before starting so I know what snares I might run into. Thanks in advance for any advice.

May 22, 2012, 11:05 pm

Richard W
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I would need to know what engine you have in the car to help you.

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May 23, 2012, 1:46 pm

Ed H

It's a 2.7L v6 DOHC. I am having trouble accessing the last bolt on the thermostat housing....

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May 23, 2012, 9:10 pm

Richard W
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You have to remove the upper intake to get the bolt out.

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