really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
96,500 miles

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problem #2

Jun 022009

Stratus 4-cyl

  • 193,000 miles
The contact owns a 1996 Dodge Stratus. While the vehicle was parked at a gas station, the contact was informed that her vehicle was smoking under the hood. She was able to take the vehicle to the repair shop and the mechanic stated that the engine compartment suffered a melt down. A report was filed with the manufacturer, but they would not assist. The current and failure mileages were 193,000. Updated 8/7/09 the PCM and power shifter were faulty. Updated 08/11/09.

- Belding, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 102007

Stratus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Won't shift out of second to third, the motor just revs up and you have to slow down to under 30 mph before it stops.

- Hulbert, OK, USA