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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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November 13, 2012, 5:20 am

Jennifer K
 

Question: Is this a transmission issue?

I have an automatic 2006 Dodge Stratus. About a month ago my engine light came on and I noticed that the car was not shifting properly. I ran a diagnostic and it came back with an o2 sensor error code. A day later the engine light turned off and it was fine for a few days. Ever since then the engine light turns off and on and I occasionally have the same issue where the car will not shift into gear and it vibrates. All fluid levels are good and it's not leaking....I've googled the problem and get multiple answers...it could be the sensor, it may be the filter, I may need a new transmission, ect. I don't have alot of money and I'm fearful to take it to a shop because I've been duped before. :(


November 15, 2012, 8:46 pm

Richard W
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I would get the codes out of your computer. There could be a code in the computer for the trans. I would check around for a good shop. There will be one in your town.


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November 16, 2012, 6:44 am

Jennifer K
 

Yes it came back with P0069. I took the car to the mechanic and he experienced the same symptoms upon test drive. He replaced the input/output sensors and the drove perfect......for 1 day. He said the next step would be to get a solenoid pack and if all else fails I will need to take it to a transmission shop. :(


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November 16, 2012, 8:38 pm

Richard W
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I would go to the transmission shop. He does not know what he is doing.


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