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Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
195,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1998 Dodge Stratus transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Dodge Stratus Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012015

Stratus 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 195,000 miles


I'm really not sure what is wrong with this car. I've had it looked at 2-3 times for the same thing but since a check engine light is not on they cannot pull a code to narrow it down.

What it is doing is while going at a steady 47-48mph, I feel a shuddering or bucking from the car. Also, when I'm backing up from a stop, the car wants to stall.

So far I've changed the Plugs, Wires, Ignition Coil, PCV valve, oil change, trans flush, and air filter. The car does run very smooth, except for those 2 issues. The transmission sounds good and shifts correctly.

What the heck is this problem? Transmission sensor/Solenoid? Exhaust Cat? Torque converter?

- , Lake Villa, IL, USA

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