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Forum: Dodge Stratus
06-30-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 81,950
Posted By kiwicowboy

I have been fighting my AC issue since last...

I have been fighting my AC issue since last summer and like many of the posts, it would work on defrost with the temp selector set to cool but would not engage the compressor on normal AC settings. I...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
06-28-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 81,950
Posted By kiwicowboy

The blower resistor is under the heat/ac housing...

The blower resistor is under the heat/ac housing under the dash on the passanger side. It is right by the blower motor. There is a cover that is held on with a 5/8" hex nut that you will have to...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By kiwicowboy

Sounds like an oil pressure related problem. Not...

Sounds like an oil pressure related problem. Not knowing how many miles are on the engine and how often the oil is changed and what oil is used there is no was to diagnose the problem any further.
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By kiwicowboy

Sounds like you have a lot of oil on the outside...

Sounds like you have a lot of oil on the outside of your engine too. Having oil and dirt on an engine will act like an insulator so you need to wash all the oil on the engine. You won't get it...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,570
Posted By kiwicowboy

If you look at a Stratus coil over shock sitting...

If you look at a Stratus coil over shock sitting on a counter, it would also be called a strut. The difference between struts & coil over shocks if defined by the suspension system they are used in....
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 81,950
Posted By kiwicowboy

2001 Stratus w/ 2.4l DOHC. AC works when set to...

2001 Stratus w/ 2.4l DOHC. AC works when set to cold defrost but when you set the vent to any other AC position (Front & Floor, Front Only or Recycle), the AC compressor won't engage.

Fan only...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 111,130
Posted By kiwicowboy

2001 Stratus with 140K (123K on second engine). I...

2001 Stratus with 140K (123K on second engine). I changed oil every 3-5,000 miles and regular maintenance done. Only problem I've had is the AC system and after looking at how it is designed, the...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By kiwicowboy

Sounds like the dealer was lubing you up for a...

Sounds like the dealer was lubing you up for a bend over. If they knew there was a bad wire, they would have known which wire it was. Most likely, a dirty connector. Unplug each connector and clean...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-24-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,977
Posted By kiwicowboy

I can't remember if there is a fuse or not but if...

I can't remember if there is a fuse or not but if there is, pull the fuse. Otherwise, pull the connector from the cruise control control in the engine bay. It's on the drivers side by the brake...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By kiwicowboy

Try a parts store and if they have one in stock,...

Try a parts store and if they have one in stock, measure it there without buying it.
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,419
Posted By kiwicowboy

FYI - There is another fuse panel on the left...

FYI - There is another fuse panel on the left side of the dash and the BCM is behind it.
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By kiwicowboy

With the right length of "cheater bar" you can...

With the right length of "cheater bar" you can lift the worl.......
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,570
Posted By kiwicowboy

They are coil over shocks, not struts. You'll...

They are coil over shocks, not struts. You'll only need to replace the shock cartridge and reuse the coil spring.

Take a look at Rockauto.com for the bearing hub assembly and shocks.
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By kiwicowboy

I had the same problem on my 01 Stratus w/ 2.4L...

I had the same problem on my 01 Stratus w/ 2.4L DOHC. I replaced the ignition coil and life was good again.

Before replacing the coil, swap #3 and #4 plug wires at the plugs and coil. Check if...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-22-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,857
Posted By kiwicowboy

Check the spring isolators, they rot away after 2...

Check the spring isolators, they rot away after 2 to 3 years. That would also cause a clunking sound when hitting a bump.
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-21-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,419
Posted By kiwicowboy

It's not hard to remove just awkard. Try...

It's not hard to remove just awkard.

Try cleaning all the connections and reseating them before replacing it. 99 times out of 100, the problem is with dirty connections or burnt wires. Dodge is...
Forum: Dodge Stratus
09-21-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,419
Posted By kiwicowboy

The BCM is located behind the dash to the left of...

The BCM is located behind the dash to the left of the steering wheel.
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