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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,053 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Dodge Stratus electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Dodge Stratus Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 162007

Stratus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,980 miles


The ignition interlock on my 2004 Dodge Stratus is inoperative. At least twice, the key was removed after the engine was shut off by while the car was in drive. The car then began to roll away. The second time this happened, the car ran into an obstruction and suffered 25 thousand dollars in damage.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #2

May 262006

Stratus 4-cyl

  • 31,179 miles
2004 Stratus key would not turn in ignition. The lock cylinder was binding. The lock cylinder was replaced under warranty.

- Mio, MI, USA

problem #1

Aug 062005


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ignition locked up as if car is in drive and will not release the key.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

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