The engine is locked up due to a failed oil pump. This isn't due to negligence, it's something that just happens. I know because it happened to mine '96 Stratus. You can buy a replacement engine for around $750. Any engine manufactured past April 14th of '96 until the end of 2000 will work for a 2.4L DOHC. I would recommend getting a 2000 model engine! I already had a new transmission at approximately 80k mi. and a head gasket at approx. 98k mi. on my car installed before the oil pump issue occurred at approx. 102k mi. After you get it fixed, wash it, sell it, & buy one of the following used Acura, Lexus, Toyota, Mazda which have high reliability. If you go with Nissan only the Maxima or Altima are very dependable. Also, you could get a Subaru Legacy or WRX if you can afford one. lets not leap to conclusions. This question is so vague since it doesnt describe what "stops running means" If you didnt have oil, like the previous person said, your engine would seize, youd overheat, probably hear a terrible noise and youd have to be towed to a repair shop. In that case, yea your engine is probably toast. But your question doesnt tell us anything. Is it a hypothetical question? I could list a million hypothetical answers. Ask thoughtful questions and you will get thoughtful answers.
The Dodge Stratus might not start because the battery is dead or the starter is worn or damaged. It might not start because it is out of gas or because the fuel line has water or air in it.
A Dodge Stratus shifting problem might begin because of dirty transmission fluid. This problem could also be caused by damage to the transmission due to wear and tear or low fluid.
you might have to crall through the opening in the back seat
you might have a vacuum leak in your intake manifold
Timing Belt. Mine just went out. You might have to replace the tensioners too. :(
yes, but u might need spacers
It is located right behind the main crankshaft on the passenger side. You might have to take off the crank but might also be able to get your tools in there it depends on how they positioned the sensor.
Your Dodge is probably just rusty. If you leave it out in the rain for a while it can get this way. You might want to consider taking it to the car place. They would probably know better than anyone here.
It is possible the over drive went out. The tension cable might not be tensing up enough as well it is best to talk to a mechanic to find out what is going on.
probably your battery is going bad - but could be the alternator as well.
you could be outa gas, the ecu coulda went out, you might have blown your engine, this is a pretty vague question
It might matter what platform you are running on. Each platform uses a different download.
it might be the cigarette lighter or power outlet if you have anything in there it might do it if not im not sure i have a 2000 Mitsubishi montero sport and i had the same problem
Defective or misaligned stop light switch check the bulb, brake filament might be burnt out
check your oil you might have a bad head gasket. if so the antifreeze with go into your oil
You might want to check your transmission fluid, with your engine running, open the hood, find the transmission "dipstick" pull it out and check tel level of fluid on it. If the level is normal, then you should go to your garage mechanic, not the dealership(unless still under warrenty).
Very low stratus clouds spread over most of the sky means that there might be a light drizzle. If the temperature is low enough, there might be a light snow.
I think they might be stratus I am not sure...... Actually they are called NIMBOSTRATUS.
First thing to check is fluid level. Check at idle in park. Next you will need to have it checked for transmission codes(requires a scan tool). Third the dealer might be able to update the software in the transmission computer.
When my timing belt broke on my 99 stratus 2.4 L 4 cyl it cost about $800 to have it repaired. I also had to replace the timing component kit because the broken belt damaged that. the dealership gave me a quote of about $700 just for the timing belt.
no it is an outerface engine the most powerfullest of any kind of engine this is why it gives the dodge a maximum speed of 250 - 300 mph. also the lugage capcity for a fiat panda is 30 - 40 litres and is 50 - 60 if you get the new make one... thought u might want to know.
This could be a leaking engine headgasket, which thoses Stratuses were famous for, including mine. I was losing oil rapidly and when the car was on a lift the mechanic showed me that oil was running down the whole side of the engine. He quoted me $850. to fix it. Then I found that Dodge had issued a bulletin to its dealers that if someone came in with this problem, they were to fix it free of charge. This bulletin was not published nor was a recall issued, so, many people have no idea that Dodge will fix it for free. In fact, I learned that Dodge would also reimburse people that had it fixed by mechanics, although they might not get the whole amount back. These bulletins are sometimes called "secret warranties". In any event I hope it works for you.
The blower might need replacing. Normal cause is a failed blower resistor, caused by a blower fan that is failing.The resistor and fan are located above the passenger side floor behind the glove box.
It might help them because they will know what some of the responsibility he/she have.