it could be your EGR valve.
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There is a "proportioning valve" that relieves some pressure during heavy braking.
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Yes there are numerous sensors on a Stratus.
I know that my 1997 Dodge Stratus has 4 and willing to bet they all do.
A 1997 Dodge Dakota does not have an EGR Valve.