pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
106,780 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (5 reports)
1995 Dodge Stratus transmission problems

transmission problem

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1995 Dodge Stratus Owner Comments

problem #5

Apr 012007

Stratus LX V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 104,390 miles


After a year spent in a garage I sill have the problem of the transmit ion not shifting between gears. It only stays in 1 and 2nd not shifting into higher gear. Anyone out there that can help

- , Toronto, ON, Canada

problem #4

Nov 082007

(reported on)

Stratus SE 2.7L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,510 miles

When we drive our vehicle it tends to fall into "fail safe" mode. It falls into 1st gear and will reset itself when turned off and then back on again, which sometimes doesn't work. In a 3 mile trip sometimes it won't shift normally. If any one out there has heard of this problem and knows the remedy for it please contact us!!!

- , Otis Orchards, WA, USA

problem #3

Jan 152007

(reported on)

Stratus 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,000 miles

My 1995 Dodge Stratus with 116,000 miles shifts into neutral while driving for no apparent reason. It will also often get stuck in low gear and will not shift into high gear or it will downshift into low gear and get stuck there for no apparent reason. If I turn off the engine and restart it, it will shift normally again though sometimes this takes several restarts. I did have the transmission control module replaced (cost $500) but this did not solve the problem.

- , Centreville, VA, USA

problem #2

Nov 202006

(reported on)

Stratus EX V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 122,000 miles

while driving down the road, the car shifts into neutral. When you slow down it finally shifts into 1st. gear and will not upshift.

- , Waterford, WI, USA

problem #1

Jun 242006

(reported on)

Stratus ES

  • 113,000 miles

This has been a problem just months after we bought the car. You have it in cruise going down the highway at 75 mph then all of a sudden it goes to between 7 and 8 RPMs and then it is in neutral. You have to pull over, then as you are slowing down it jerks into 1st gear. Then you turn off the engine and restart it and it may or may not be able to shift into gears other than 1st. I drive 24 miles to work and back and this becomes a real pain when it does it every day. By the way in does not seem to do this as much in the colder weather.

- , Conrad, MT, USA

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