on the stratus i believe that the car has to be on a lift and the battery has to be taken out from under the car via the wheel well. I am exactly sure if this is totally correct because I'm more of a GM guy.
You are right the car has to be lifted, the wheel well front piece has a few screws you have to undo to open it. Theres your battery. Some people find it easier to remove with the tire remove but it can be done without doing that.
in front of the driver side tire
If your 1996 Dodge Stratus wonÕt start you can try to jump start the car. There is no reset button like a computer. You can recharge your car battery with a jump start.
are u sure the original problem was the battery and do you have the cables hooked up correctly.
AnswermY 1996 DODGE STRATUS WON'T START UNLESS JUMPED, WHEN I SUT IT OFF IT WON'T RESTART 7 BATTERY DASH LITE COMES ON.My '99 Stratus was giving me similar problems. You should check the battery terminals and have the battery tested. Usually, a battery leaks acid and builds corrosion eating away at the terminals so that you will have the dome light and even radio but it will not be able to start. Does it make any clicking noises?
Try disconnecting both battery cables for a few minutes then reconnect. This has worked in the past but varies on models.
Your distributor is probably bad.
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The fuel pump relay on a 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 liter is located underneath the hood. The relay will be in the integrated power module.
Dodge does not use inertia/reset switches.
Some will be.
1996 Stratus will interchange, plus others.
NO. ONLY 1996 TO A 2000 WILL WORK. THERE IS STILL SMALL CHANGES TO DO BETWEEN THOSE YEARS. HOPE THIS HELPS.
185 ft lbs
The sensor is located inside the distribuitor
Defective flasher relay.
Remove the cap on the valve cover and pour it in there.
The fuel filter on a 96 stratus 2.4 is located above the fuel tank. You have to drop the tank (at least the back half) to change the filter.
4 spark plugs
Front of the engine, behind the motor mount.
OK, my Stratus is a 2000. if they are similar, the battery is in the driver side wheel well. There is a place under the hood can only say in mine!!!! Up toward the firewall is a ground lug and a red lug or fitting that is your access for charging etc with out taking the wheel well liner out. Hope this helps.
It is inside the driver's side rear wheel well. You must remove the rear driver's side tire to access the battery.
The fuel filter is located at the back of the gas tank, but on top of it; the easiest way to change it is to drop the gas tank first.