Why is the engine knocking on a 2004 Dodge Stratus?

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What is the problem with a 2004 Dodge Stratus when the engine light stays on?

If you are referring to the Check Engine Light, then there is a problem with the emissions system. Have it looked at by a professional with the tools and knowledge to diagnose the problem.

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Where is the water pump on my 2004 Dodge Stratus with a 2.7 engine?

The water pump on a 2004 Dodge Stratus 2.7 L is inside the engine, driven by the timing chain.

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Why would a 2004 Dodge Stratus keep stalling?

Fuel Filter clogged Vacuum leak Incorrectly gapped spark

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Why is my 1997 dodge stratus 2.4ltr dohc making a load knocking noise when I accelerate?

An expert would have to hear the sound for a diagnosis. It may be your main bearings are knocking. If it also happens if you lift your foot sharply OFF the accelarator, then that's a sure thing. - Only way to check for sure is to fit an oil pressure gauge.

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Is a2004 Dodge Stratus 2.4 engine a non-interference engine?

According to allpar's writeup on the 2.4 engine the tops of the pistons are cut to allow for valve clearance should the timing belt brake. Therefore it is a non- interference engne.

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What is the rim size for a 2004 dodge stratus Se?

That information would be on the sticker inside the left front door jamb.

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Where is the voltage regulator on a 2005 Dodge Stratus?

The engine computer is the voltage regulator.

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How does the thermostat go back in a 2004 dodge stratus 2.7?

The spring end of the thermostat faces into the engine.The thermostat spring always faces the engine block and not toward the radiator hose. The spring end of the thermostat faces into the engine.The thermostat spring always faces the engine block and not toward the radiator hose.

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Do you have to check transmission fluid while the engines hot on a 2003 dodge stratus?

It is recommended to check fluid in a warm engine, not an overheated engine.

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What engines were in a 2001 dodge stratus?

2.0L, 2.4L both 4 cylinder and 2.5L V6

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Is the 2.4 l engine an interference fit on a 1999 dodge stratus. between the pistons and valves?

This is NOT an Interference engine. The water pump is driven by the cam belt so replace the water pump at the same time you replace the cam belt. Belt should be replaced at 105,000 miles. This is NOT an Interference engine. The water pump is driven by the cam belt so replace the water pump at th...

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Why does a dodge stratus keep cutting off?

The cause of a dodge stratus cutting off could depend on what shape the vehicle itself is in. It could be something as simple as a faulty wire connection on the battery and alternator, to something as major as problems with the vehicles computer.

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Reset oil light on dodge stratus 1996?

Try disconnecting both battery cables for a few minutes then reconnect. This has worked in the past but varies on models.

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Where is the timing belt in a 1997 Dodge stratus?

it's under all that stuff on the front of the engine.

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How do you change a thermostat on a Dodge Stratus?

To change a thermostat in a four-cylinder Dodge Stratus, you need a screwdriver and wrench.Start by removing the radiator hose from the thermostat intake hose.To do this, loosen the band clamp.There are two bolts that secure the housing to the intake manifold.

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Can the alarm in a 2004 dodge stratus be a kill switch so you cannot start the car?

Yes, the factory alarm can cause a no start.

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How to turn off the check engine light on 1997 dodge stratus?

You can disconnect the battery for a few minutes but it will come back on unless you fix the problem. Many auto parts stores will check the computer for free and tell you why the light is on and what to do to fix it.

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Why is there a puddle of oil down in the spark plug port on my 1998 dodge stratus?

Could be a leaking valve cover gasket

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Where is the fan relay for a 1999 dodge stratus?

what make the fan relay blow out on dodge stratus

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Where is the crankshaft sensor located on a 1996 dodge stratus?

On the 2.0 and 2.4 engines, it's on the right rear of the engine. On the 2.5 engine, it's at the rear of the distributor.RickI'm a retired ASE Master/L-1 Technician. I still keep current with the latest automotive technology. Visit my blog for cool articles and TSB's: http://free-auto-repair-advi...

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Where is the upstream and downstream oxygen sensors located on a 99 dodge stratus?

before and after catalytic converter.

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Where is oil plug on 2002 dodge stratus?

Probably lower side or end of oil pan

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HOW DO YOU RESET THE DRIVE CYCLE ON THE OBDII COMPUTER ON A 2000 DODGE STRATUS?

This is a general drive cycle for all OBD II vehiclesRUNNING AN OBDII DRIVE CYCLE Suppose you have "fixed" an emissions problem on an OBDII-equipped vehicle. How can you check your work? By performing what is called an "OBDII drive cycle." The purpose of the OBDII drive cycle is to run all of the...

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Why does your 1996 Dodge Stratus use so much gas?

Check the catalist maybe old, replace the air filter make a change of spark plugs and wires. put some additive to the gasoline a proof if you feel power the gasoline is cheap.

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Is there turbo for 98 dodge stratus?

Yes, some models did come with a "turbo", although most suffered from heating and warping problems. Replacememnt parts are available.

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Is a 2006 dodge stratus a good car?

it depends on how well it was taken care of, being a 2006 yes it is new and should not show any problems whatsoever but it is new and long term tests couldn't be finished by now because it jsut came out. make sure to read the warranty and change its fluids often. do that and it should last 15 + y...

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Where is the serpentine belt tensioner on a 2.4 liter Dodge Stratus?

On my 2004, there are 2. Check the diagram on the fender well or near the radiator. It shows all the pulleys the belt goes around, including the tensioners.

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Where is the oil sending unit on a 2003 dodge stratus?

The oil sending unit on a 2003 Dodge Stratus is located on the side of the oil pan. It is under the heat shield.

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Is my 1997 Dodge Stratus 2.5 a interference motor?

The 2.0, 2.4 or the 2.5 engine, are interference engines.

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Why does the air and heat fan in a Dodge Stratus only work at full blast?

the blower motor resistor is bad, replacement of such is fairly cheap (20/30 dollars) resister is located either under the dash or on the firewall on the passenger side

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Why does the heater not blow hot in a 1997 dodge stratus?

It is possible that the thermostat is stuck open, thus not allowing the engine to reach sufficient higher temperatures for proper heating, or the water pump may be too slow (or stuck) to allow the proper coolant circulation through the heater unit, or the switch/flap "controls" (or vacuum system)...

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How much is a water pump for a Dodge Stratus?

The average cost for a Dodge Stratus water pump replacement is between $504 and $733.Labor costs are estimated between $369 and $467 while parts are priced between $135 and $266.

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How can you get a crankshaft pulley off a 03 dodge stratus 2.4L engine?

You need a special tool to remove the crankshaft pulley on a 2003 Dodge Stratus. The correct tool is OTC Tool No. 6075. If you don't want to buy one, you can rent one from an AutoZone store.

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What would cause white smoke from a 2.4 engine A 1997 Dodge Stratus?

White smoke from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant in the combustion chamber. Normally this is caused by a blown head gasket or cracked head. Stop driving the car immediately and seek professional help, as severe engine damage will occur. White smoke from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant in...

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How would you fix vapor lock on 2003 dodge stratus?

To fix vapor lock on a 2003 Dodge Stratus, locate the fuel pressure sensor near the fuel pump. There is a button on the side to release pressure. Push on the button, then try to start the vehicle.

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Why is your check engine light on your 2004 Avalon?

It is on because u did not put the cap back on tight enough.

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Why car engine knock?

You probably have bad rings in at least one of your pistons.

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Where are the oxygen sensors on a 2000 dodge stratus 2.4ltr?

They are threaded into the exhaust system, one before the catalytic converter and one after the catalytic converter.

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How do you check the starter on a 1998 dodge stratus 2.0 L?

Simplest way would be to remove it and take it to Auto Zone -they'll do a free bench test for you.

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Does a 99 dodge stratus have a computer?

It has a PCM/ECM that is located under the hood on the drivers side near the front end of the engine compartment. It is made of cast aluminum and has multiple connectors.

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What would cause the odometer light to stay on after you shut off the car on a 97 dodge stratus?

The odometer light will stay on if the headlights are on a 1997 Dodge Status. Be sure to click the lights off even after shutting the vehicle off.

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2004 dodge ram lights stay on?

The 2004 dodge ram has a system built into the Power Distribution Modual (fuse box under hood), that turns on the head lights when the head light switch fails. This is a safety system in case the switch fail at night. Check and replace head light switch.

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How do you change a water pump on a 2001 dodge stratus 3.0 liter?

The water pump is located underneath the timing cover, and is driven by the timing belt. It is a very involved job. Coolant needs draining, engine mount removed, engine jacked up/supported, brackets/cover removed and the cam belt. Cams will have to be retimed when reinstalling belt.

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Why is engine knocking when accelerated?

Bad engine bearing? Piston "slap" Fuel Octane rating too low

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Is alternator on top of are down under car on 2000 dodge stratus?

Under, on the drivers side front of engine. Not an easy one to replace.

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Why would a cars engine be knocking?

They're probably either too hot, or incorrectly timed.

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How do you change a thermostat on a 2001 Dodge Stratus?

How to Replace a Honda Civic Thermostat Raise the hood of your Civic. Pull the cover off the radiator. Drain the coolant level until it is below the level of the thermostat housing. Loosen the hose clamp from the thermostat housing with a screwdriver and remove the hose. Insert the new the...

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Whats the Bolt pattern for 2005 Dodge Stratus?

5X100 Sedan5X114.3 Coupe

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What size speakers are in a 2006 dodge stratus?

The front speakers, in your 2006 Dodge, will measure three inches by four inches. The back speakers will measure six inches by eight inches.

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Where is the reset switch for a 1998 Dodge Stratus for the fuel pump?

Dodge does not use inertia/reset switches

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Horn does not work on your 2004 stratus fuse is ok?

check the voltage at the horn and see if its getting 12 volts. If it is getting 12 volts then the horn is no good. If its not getting 12 volts then the wire from the horn needs to be traced back to see if there's a break some where in the positive wire. try checking to see if the horn button on t...

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How can i troubleshoot a no start on a 2003 2.7 liter dodge stratus?

Assuming the battery and starter crank the engine, check for fuel and spark. You are probably missing one of those.

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Is there anyway to change the thermostat in a dodge 2002 stratus 2.7 liters?

Yes, remove the old one and install a new one.

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What are the knock senors for on a 2004 Chevy truck 4x4?

Severe spark knock (pinging) can damage the engine. Knock sensors detect spark knock (pinging) in the engine. They send that info to the ECM (Engine Control Module). The ECM makes temporary adjustments in engine timing to eliminate the spark knock.

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Trouble code p0725 in a 1999 dodge stratus?

P0725-ENGINE SPEED SENSOR CIRCUITThe code is set when the engine speed sensed by the Transmission ControlModule (TCM) is different than the engine speed reported by the Powertrain ControlModule (PCM) over the Communication Buss.

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Are there any message boards for a dodge stratus?

The Dodge Stratus FAQ section is here. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/756

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Are there any websites for a Dodge Stratus enthusiast?

One of the better forums for Dodge Stratus', or any Dodge for that matter is dodgeforum.com

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Are there more than one soft plugs on a Dodge Stratus?

We just changed soft plugs on a 2000 Stratus with a 2.5 liter V-6. There was a total of 6 soft plugs, three front and three on the back bank. They are tough to get at and not for those that are in a hurry. Do yourself a favor and take a look in a service manual before you start. Good luck, JP

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How do i take off the inner fender shield on 2000 Dodge Stratus to change battery?

Some turn the wheel all the way to the right and others will remove the drivers side front wheel, either way there a a few screws or plastic rivets holding an access panel to the battery which when removed will give you open access to the battery for R&R.

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How much is a water pump for a 2005 Dodge Stratus?

Depending on the year make and model I just replaced a water pump on a 2005 dodge stratus(TIMMING CHAIN) driven.All data says 6.7 hours lab or time so depending on the shops labor cost and parts mark-up that will determine your cost.For just labor and water pump, $1280.

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Why is coolant boiling and losing fluid on 2000 dodge stratus Boils out of the top of the fill when you romove the radiator cap?

You most likely have a blown head gasket.

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How do you replace the radiator on a 1996 Dodge Stratus 4-cylinder 4 door front wheel drive car?

You have to drain the coolant either from the radiator drain or disconnecting the lower hose. You then have to disconnect/unbolt the electric fan. The coolant hoses at the radiator needs to be disconnected. Lastly the radiator needs to be unbolted, then lifted out. The new radiator can be install...

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How much coolant is in a 2004 Dodge sx?

With the 2.0 engine, 6.5 qts coolant capacity. The 2.4 turbo engine, 8 qts coolant capacity.

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Your engine has knock when cold why?

It could be that the timing is off. You may need to retard it.

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Why does my engine knock when cold?

It has developed a clicking engine noise on a cold start.After the car has warmed up, the sound goes away.This cold start noise is caused by a carbon buildup on the crown of the piston and roof of the combustion chamber, causing physical contact and a relatively sharp click at the very top of the...

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How do you replace front wheel bearing assembly on dodge stratus?

The front bearing for a Dodge Stratus is attached to the Hub. To replace it remove all the components on the hub assembly. There are three bolts that hold the assembly in place. Loosen the bolts and pry out the hub. Replace the unit.

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How do you clean blocked egr tubes on 2002 dodge stratus rt 3.0?

Remove the tubes if possible and use carb cleaner and compressed air.

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Why does your 5.3 engine knock?

Timeing, under octained gas, Or it could just be american.

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Where should the temperature needle be on a 2004 dodge ram?

Anywhere in the "Normal" range. Gauges are not an exact science - just an indicator As long as they are not at one extreme or the other you should be OK

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Why is my engine knocking and wont start?

Clicking sound and the inability to start can usually be caused by low power being supplied to your car's starter motor.Or use battery jumper cables to jumpstart the car.If the battery is charged and battery voltage is sufficient, the problem may be in the starter.

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Why is my engine knocking when I accelerate?

If you hear a light knocking or pounding sound, the noise can usually be traced back to your connecting rods.This sound is often most noticeable when the engine is at an even rpm–not accelerating or decelerating–and is often caused by a worn bearing or crankpin, misaligned connecting rod, or lack...

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Why is antifreeze leaking under both sides of the engine on the ground of a 1994 dodge caravan?

Because you have an antifreeze leak. It could be a coolant line, it could be a head gasket... you actually have to look for it to determine where it's coming from. Pressurize the system - Harbor Freight sells a complete radiator pressure test kit for something like $85. You pressurize the system,...

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Why is your car knocking on the right side front?

is it front wheel drive? if so the cv joint is bad

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What is a Knocking sound in the engine?

In general it is the valve lifters if it has higher mileage. Is the sound comming from the valve cover (usually it is the part of the motor that has the manufacturer name on it). It also could be much worse, if you are not sure take it to an auto tech. Another item to check: Could be the grade (o...

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How do you set the clock in a 2001 Dodge Stratus?

There are two rubber buttons next to the clock/radio display. Just push those in with a pen or needle until you have the time where you want it. On the right front of the radio display, there are two buttons, the one at the top marked with an "H" for hours and one beneath it marked with an "M" fo...

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What is the difference in engines between a normal Dodge 2.4L engine and a flex fuel capable Dodge 2.4L engine?

The fuel system is capable of withstanding the corrosive aspects of the higher ethanol concentration and the computer is programmed with calibrations for running on E85 on the flex fuel system. The engine itself is no different.

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What causes engine knock on acceleration?

If you hear a light knocking or pounding sound, the noise can usually be traced back to your connecting rods.This sound is often most noticeable when the engine is at an even rpm–not accelerating or decelerating–and is often caused by a worn bearing or crankpin, misaligned connecting rod, or lack...

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Why is my 2004 dodge ram say its heating up but it's normal?

Replace the coolant temp sender.

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Why does my 2003 dodge stratus heat work but when i stop at a light it shoots out cold air?

Check your radiator coolant level. On some cars, low coolant will let air bubbles into the heater core which can result in intermitant cold air bursts.

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What is the gas tank capacity for a 2004 dodge ram?

1500 Short Box 98 L (26 gal.)* 2500/3500 Short Box 128L (34 gal.)* All Long Box 132 L (35 gal.)*

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What is car engine knocking?

When the fuel in an engine cylinder ignites prematurely or unevenly to cause power fluctuations and a "knocking" sound. usually occurs when an engine is very how or improperly timed.

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What is the special coolant used near radiator of a 2004 dodge 2500 turbo diesel?

I assume you are refering to the radiator overflow bottle. The required coolant is red 5 year antifreeze(not dexcool).

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Why do i have spark knock in my 2004 Pontiac grand prix with v6 engine and can you use octane booster the car has 18000 miles?

Adding octane booster, or using higher octane fuel, will not hurt your car. Octane is actually a combustion inhibitor, not an accelerant. If your engine is truly knocking, it's because the fuel/air mixture, during the compression stroke, is igniting before the spark plug is expected to fire. (The...

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The engine block drain plug on a 2004 Hyundai is on the bottom of the block. It is on the back, very accessible behind the starter.

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Why is the carpet on 95 Dodge Ram wet?

The reason could vary. Your heater core, or your windshield could be leaking. However if you've investigated and havent found that to be the issue, I am currently working on a 94 Ram in my shop. I removed the seats and pulled the carpet, then took truck outside and hosed it down. I found the leak...

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What type of oil does a 1998 Dodge stratus 6 cylinder use?

A 1998 Dodge stratus 6 cylinder usually uses 10W-30 oil, but again it depends on what is your preference in your automobile. There are some Dodge Stratus 6 cylinder owners who prefer using 5W-30.

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Your stratus does not start and the engine just chirp?

it sud be many things, it could be something as simple as dead battery.ormaybe the valves are bent... so you might not be getting pressure to start.. you might want to do a compression test.

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Why does your car vibrate when your at a stop light or while applying the brakes for a 2001 dodge stratus?

If you are saying it vibrates while applying the brakes just before you come to a stop, then the brake rotors are warped. You will need to have them turned and trued, and replace the front brake pads. If you are saying it vibrates while you are sitting still, then look for a vacuum leak. If you ...

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What is a slight engine knock after start up on a 1992 acura integra ls?

Usually a bottom end bearing problem mostly caused by lack of oil changes or high mileage on engine. You can try to replace the bearings but usually it's a temporary fix at best as there is probably crankshaft wear.

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How much oil does a 2004 Dodge Durango take?

4.7l 6 quarts 5.7l 7 quarts

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How do you check a California Vehicle Used Car Identification Number for a 2000 Dodge Stratus?

use the internet!! =DD

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Does a 2000 Dodge Stratus SE have a Heater control valve?

Yes. Just follow the 2 hoses that come out of the firewall on the passenger side. They both go into the heater control valve.

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Where is the fuel filter located on a 1999 dodge Dakota V8 5.2L Fuel injected engine?

It is located in the fuel tank.The fuel filter on a 1999 Dodge Dakota is part of the pump module in the fuel tank.

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Where is the EGR Valve located on a 2007 dodge ram 1500 4.7 engine?

On the rear of the left (driver's side) cylinder head

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Where is the camshaft position sensor on a 2007 4.7L Dodge truck engine?

if you are facing the engine, its on the bottom left side of the the engine. Close to radiator.The cam sensor on a 4.7L is under the front corner of the passenger side cylinder head.

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What is the correct timing on a 1973 dodge 340 engine?

Standard trans, 5 degrees BTDC.Auto trans, 2 1/2 degrees BTDC except late California production, TDC.

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What is the problem if the coolant in a 2000 Dodge Stratus is boiling and the car is beginning to overheat?

Check electric ccoling fan for proper operation per your owners manual. It sound like the cooling fan(s) not working.

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Why does my car engine knock when I accelerate?

If you hear a light knocking or pounding sound, the noise can usually be traced back to your connecting rods.This sound is often most noticeable when the engine is at an even rpm–not accelerating or decelerating–and is often caused by a worn bearing or crankpin, misaligned connecting rod, or lack...

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Why does your car knock on the left hand side?

If we are talking about while moving there is a serious problem with steering suspension or brakes.

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