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No start, no crank
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car...
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I wanted to know about how much it would cost to fix the heater in a 2000 dodge stratus/SE and to fix the windows that wont roll u
Inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle, the only way to get a reasonably precise estimate of repair costs you might face, and also to protect...
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do i need to replace both sensors
Only oxygen sensors that are DIRECTLY tested and fail need to be replaced. Please keep in mind that OBD trouble codes do not conclusively diagnose failed parts, nor could they. Consequently, the only way to condemn an oxygen sensor (or...
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What ur thoughts are on a 2.5L Es Stratus. Nothing specific, just in general
Hi...thank you for your question and I will try to help you. The preferred fuel pump for your car would be supplied by either OEM (dealer), Denso or Bosch. The Denso pump (Part No. 953-3028), which is from a known...
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Just want to know how much it would cost to get my lifters fixed?
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic.com offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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Car won't turn over
Hi there. If you are able to engage the starter with direct electrical current, but not when you engage your ignition, then the problem is either the ignition relay, starter relay or one of the electrical wires connecting the two....
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When I turn left in my dodge straustus 05 it makes a knocking noise in the rear
With knowing that the vehicle has had a contact with a curb, I would likely say that something in the suspension has been bent, and therefore may be what is causing the noise. It will really be necessary to have...
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Oil pressure sensor location - 2005 Dodge Stratus
Hi - the oil pressure switch/sensor is located next to the oil filter on all Dodge engines of this vintage (3.0, 2.5, 1.8l, etc.), and screws into either the engine block, or the oil filter housing, depending on engine model....
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Instrument Cluster Lights Come on and Off
This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly,...
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Rough idle an shakes when stopped
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, turning on AC or engaging the brakes). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor...
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Car wont stay running
Hi there. Starting a vehicle only to have it quit immediately after can be confusing and annoying for many drivers especially if their vehicle has not experienced this type of issue before. Typically, a vehicle will start and then quit...
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Was driving to work haerd pop pulled over rear tire driver side was sideways somthing snapped (not a flat ) can't drive it .
Looking at the diagram for your vehicle, it looks like it could be a ball joint and/or control arm failure but that is a speculative diagnosis until the vehicle is actually examined in person. Failures of that sort are repairable...
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My timing belt broke while idelin an in park. Could there be damage to the vavles
The 2.4 is supposed to be an interference motor but there is a chance you did not damage the engine. After installing the new timing belt you need to do a compression test to make sure you did not bend...
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Car didn't want to start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Crankshaftpositionsensor
A failed crankshaft position sensor can cause symptoms like this. When you crank the engine, the engine control unit looks for a signal from the crankshaft position sensor to determine where each cylinder is. When the signal is received, the...
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What causes Cylinder misfire? Spark plugs, wires and coil pack already replaced 2005 Dodge Stratus
Hello - in addition to the components which deliver spark on command (which you have already replaced), are the components which determine when the spark should be delivered (crankshaft and camshaft position sensors). A bad fuel mixture will cause misfire...
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Car wont start. Is it the PCM or the Fuel Filter?
Hi there. This is very odd, but is something common with late 98's Dodge's. The oil is actually typically due to power steering fluid finding a way to seep into the PCM. When the PCM is contaminated with any liquid,...
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The housing that holds my ignition lock cylinder in place is busted, can I buy a new housing or is it attached to steering column?
Hi there. The part that you would purchase is referred to as a steering column assembly for a 2005 Dodge Stratus. It's not the entire steering column, but the center portion where the ignition lock cylinder is mounted on the...
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The housing that holds the ignition lock cylinder in place is busted since it is connected to the stereo column I can't purchase j
Hello. If the ignition lock cylinder housing that is mounted on the steering column itself is broken, then yes - you will have to purchase a new steering column, as that component is fabricated on the steering column and is...
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How much would it cost at a shop to get a steering column assembly for a 2005 dose Stratus automatic
Hi. The average cost for a Steering Rack Replacement at a typically privately owned repair shop is between $600 and $1,000. Labor costs are estimated between $280 and $450 while parts are priced between $400 and $800 depending on who...

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