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I have a 2000 Dodge Stratus, a few weeks ago my car overheated, the day before it had quit heating, only blowing cold air. My son changed the thermastat, also took the hoses off to make sure no air bubbles. The car seems to be fine now but still not much heat, thermastat gets up to just under half way. I did start having heating issues last year and my son ...
where do you add brake fluid in 1996 dodge stratus?
My 2000 Dodge Stratus has been over heating on and off for the past couple of weeks. I want to know what could this be? Also, what do I need to look for when trying to find a good mechanic who want over charge me? I just had a mechanic try to rip me off.
Where is the cam sensor located on my 1996 Dodge Stratus?
My 2000 Dodge Stratus will turn over but will not stay running. We changed the fuel filter but no change. There also is a red blinking light in the instrument panel that has been blinking non stop.
The dash brake light in our kids' car a dodge stratus was on, but brakes seemed to be OK. I checked the fluid level, and it was low. I bought new DOT 3 fluid and filled to full line. Took the car out of the driveway to check and brakes went to floor! Now what?
My son drives a 1999 Dodge Stratus and I just got it fixed. He needed a new fuel pump. The repair shop fixed it, but now, two weeks later, he called and said his car started smoking and his check engine light came on. Could this be a problem related to the fuel pump fix, or does this sound like something different. Please help!

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