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
yes, but u might need spacers
Timing Belt. Mine just went out. You might have to replace the tensioners too. :(
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.
probably your battery is going bad - but could be the alternator as well.
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.
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 might matter what platform you are running on. Each platform uses a different download.
Defective or misaligned stop light switch check the bulb, brake filament might be burnt out