The Stratus has never been a particularly powerful machine when accelerating, but its problem that night was out of the ordinary. Find your 2001 Dodge Stratus repair manual right now at Chilton. There is no power steering when turning left or right. Or head over to your local Advance Auto Parts shop to see us in person today! Both used powertrains and platforms derived from the Mitsubishi Eclipse and Galant. The reverse idler gear was kept from clashing with the input and output shaft gears, and the input shaft was stopped before the idler gear engaged with another gear if a shift to reverse was attempted before the clutch spun down completely. Dealers will replace the fuel return hose. What was even more discusting is that the dealership where I bought my car tried to blame it on me by telling me that I should have had my transmission serviced more often.
We never did get it where the mechanic could find the problem. Chances are, you have purchased a new model of which there is no dipstick for checking the tranny fluid. This issue would come and go - nothing was ever done about it. Troubleshooting manual transmissions: looking at the shifter Summarized by Ken Massey When Katie B. This eliminates the need for different crankshafts. We took the car to another shop for a 2nd opinion and they found a broken linkage in the transmission. In addition, they told three week prior during an oil change that my fluids were fine.
No lower-body side airbags were offered. Was able to get it to the dealership the first time it happened and the service guy and a mechanic heard it - but they could do nothing about it that day - gave me an appointment to return for them to look at it more completely - by then it had quit and they still looked it over - could not find anything that looked out of the ordinary. Despite all-new sheetmetal, styling was familiar. Chrysler said new headlamps on coupes and sedans were 25-percent brighter than before, adding that thicker front door glass improved sound insulation. Sedans got revised front styling that mimicked the changes to the coupes in 2003. The fill plug was on the differential area of the rear case housing, and the drain plug was on the bottom of the bellhousing case half.
I was unable to put the car into any gear other than neutral. This issue would come and go - nothing was ever done about it. Third to fourth and fifth to reverse were on the input shaft assembly, and first to second was on the output shaft assembly. Despite improvements in driveline smoothness and overall refinement, the latest Stratus sedans and coupes lack the polished feel of some import-brand rivals. The only true fix we know about is to put in the larger 3. Good Luck Jun 07, 2012.
Our 2001 Dodge Stratus repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 2001 Stratus, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Add a site » one time I started the car and after I put the gear on Drive, the car felt like I didn't change anything, like it was on neutral. Also, make sure the engine is running and warm when you check the fluid or you will not get an accurate reading. Stratus sedans have airy, uncommonly roomy interiors for their exterior size, despite a slight loss of rear head clearance compared to prior models. Retail Dealer Special paint sedans 200 184 Cold Weather Group sedans 40 37 Engine block and battery heater. Uplevel models handle noticeably better than base cars, with little penalty in ride quality. Only one of these few plugs is the one for adding fluid, with one exception - the dealership or experienced mechanic needs to do it.
The warranty on the part of course only lasts 12,000 miles. The rear of the transaxle was within the gear case housing; the back-up lamp switch and vent were both near the top of the housing. We never did get it where the mechanic could find the problem. Trouble Spots Brake noise Description: The brakes may squeak on coupes with 3. A reverse brake mechanism minimized reverse engagement clash. Get access to our 2001 Dodge Stratus repair information right now, online. Shortly after, you will receive price quotes directly from the sellers that stock the transmission.
Wheel diameter on sedans increased by an inch. I have a 1996 dodge stratus that stalls after it gets hot but after about 15 minutes it starts up again also the transmission dosent change gears all the time somtimes it stays in first gear, when I disconnect the battery for a whole day and connet it back it will shift fine for maybe two days and it gets stuck all over nobody seems to know the problem please help. Bolted onto the differential case was the speedometer drive gear. So, I would suggest contacting the Volvo dealer or service center and finding out more about this. The reverse idler gear was kept from clashing with the input and output shaft gears, and the input shaft was stopped before the idler gear engaged with another gear if a shift to reverse was attempted before the clutch spun down completely. This time I ordered a part myself and had a friend install it for me.
Suppression of wind noise is admirable. There is no power steering when turning left or right. Retail Dealer Special paint sedans 225 207 Cold Weather Group sedans 40 37 Engine-block and battery heater. There are needle roller bearing on all speed gears to reduce friction and extend gear life. A pin engaged the cam as the shifter came out of fifth, and the cam pushed the pin and shift assembly away from reverse. The case itself is cast in only two pieces to minimize leak paths; structural ribs strengthen and stiffen the case to minimize vibration and noise with little or no extra weight.