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Why are my windshield wipers not working on my 2004 Dodge Stratus
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a failure in the wiper switch itself. This arm tends to fail internally and not make good contact which will cause the system to not work. Before replacing it though the...
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Car Sitting waiting for repair. Sat 9 Months Now repair finished but will not start.
Hi...gasoline has a limited shelf life. After four months or so, but sometimes even earlier, gum and varnish develop. Gasoline that is nine months old will typically not have enough of the volatile fractions (from the refinery process) to start...
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Power steering and idling rpm issues - interior fuse box questions.
Hi there. If the car is stalling when turning the wheel sharp in a parking lot, then the power steering pump control valve is stuck and not working under a heavy load. I recommend replacing the control valve. If you...
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Brand new battery totally drained when I turned the key.
Hi there. There seems to be a loose or bad ground on your electrical system to your vehicle. Check all of the ground wiring to the entire vehicle from the battery to the chassis. If you need further assistance with...
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Car feels like it will die when stopping or taking a slow corner.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Checked starter replaced ECM checked alternator start just clicks and fuel gauge goes down
Hi there. What tests did you perform on the starter, alternator, and battery? What were the results versus manufacturer specifications? Why did you replace the ECM? Was the battery tested using a digital battery tester that provides current voltage, cold...
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No crank/No start and reads No Bus on dash, PRDNL123 Illuminated. 2004 Dodge Stratus
Hi there - first thing to check is for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is illuminated or not. Any codes found here will help guide diagnosis. Your car, as does virtually all cars in this century, utilizes a...
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Will my motor fit in a 2006 dodge stratus
Hi there. The motor mounts are identical for the 2002 and 2006, however; you are most likely going to have difficulty with ECU compatibility. Each engine has unique attributes and there are different sensors, electrical connections and fuel system connections...
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My car wont start cranks but wont fire
I would not assume that your Stratus is having an engine compression issue. It's probably an ignition system component failure; such as a distributor, coil or the cam position sensor. I would recommend having one of our mobile mechanics complete...
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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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