Recall List for the 2000 Dodge Stratus

Official recalls have been issued for the 2000 Dodge Stratus by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Dodge service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Dodge customer service.

  1. 2000 Dodge Stratus SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM NHTSA Campaign #10E059000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 27, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 22,689

    Summary: Federal-mogul is recalling certain replacement control arm assemblies, part numbers K7425, 10945, fa4510X, K7427, 10946, and fa4611X, sold for use on various passenger vehicles listed above. The ball joint on the control arm assembly can fail causing the ball stud to wear through the control arm housing resulting in noise and/or separation of the ball stud from the housing.

    Consequence: If there is a separation of the ball stud from the housing, the driver can loose steering control, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Federal-mogul will notify owners of record and replace the affected control arms free of charge. The safety recall began on January 28, 2011. Owners may contact federal-mogul at 1-877-489-6659. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10E059000 »

  2. 2000 Dodge Stratus SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT NHTSA Campaign #09E056000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 09, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,787

    Summary: Qualis automotive is recalling certain aftermarket ball joints sold for use on certain passenger vehicles. The socket may have been excessively hardened which could cause it to crack near the retaining ring groove allowing the ball stud to separate under impact load. The subject ball joints were sold as four part numbers, D10945, D10946, G10945, and G10946. The affected control arms, D10945 and D10946, are stamped with the following dates on the ball joints: 134308, 135708, 100109, 102709, 104109, 105509, 107609, 108909, 110309, 113209, and 116609. The G10945 and G10946 are the same part as the D10945 and D10946 respectively. They are labeled differently depending on the aftermarket customer.

    Consequence: Separation of the ball stud from the socket of the ball joint housing would allow the control arm to collapse and the wheel to fold in causing loss of steering control, possibly resulting in a crash.

    Actions: Qualis automotive will replace the ball joints free of charge. The safety recall began on November 9, 2009. Owners may contact qualis automotive at 1-800-493-4128. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E056000 »

  3. 2000 Dodge Stratus EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #09E043000

    • Date Announced: JULY 07, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 30,351

    Summary: Import products is recalling 30,351 fuel filters sold to and branded by the affinia group as Carquest P/N 86523, Napa P/N 3523, and Wix P/N 33523 for use as replacement equipment on the vehicles listed above. These filters may develop a leak in the hose assembly and/or connectors due to improperly adhered line connectors.

    Consequence: This condition may result in a vehicle fire.

    Actions: The affinia group will notify owners and the filters will be replaced free of charge. The safety recall began on August 1, 2009. Owners may contact Wix filter return center at 1-704-869-7411 or import products at 1-508-279-8207. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E043000 »

  4. 2000 Dodge Stratus FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #06E088000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 39,243

    Summary: Certain tigas fuel pump modules manufactured between June 1 and September 24, 2006, sold under various brand names and P/nos. These fuel pump modules are sold as aftermarket for use in certain DaimlerChrysler vehicles listed above. Silicone material used in manufacture of the flapper valve was out-of-specification, leading to excess swell of the flapper valve restricting the flow of fuel to the fuel pump module.

    Consequence: Fuel restriction could result in loss of power and/or engine stall, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Ti automotive will notify owners and replace the defective fuel pump modules free of charge. The recall began on October 6, 2006. Owners may contact ti automotive toll-free at 1-877-461-1834. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E088000 »

  5. 2000 Dodge Stratus STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS NHTSA Campaign #06V001000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 05, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 216,299

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with 2.4 liter engines, the high pressure power steering hose may prematurely heat age and develop a leak.

    Consequence: Power steering fluid leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in an underhood fire.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the high pressure power steering hose free of charge. The the recall began on April 10, 2006. Owners may contact DaimlerChrysler at 1-800-853-1403. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V001000 »

  6. 2000 Dodge Stratus CHILD SEAT NHTSA Campaign #00V366000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 09, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,211,756

    Summary: Vehicle description: Certain passenger vehicles, pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems." Some of the owner's manuals for these vehicles are missing instructions that provide a step-by-step procedure, including diagrams, for properly attaching a child restraint system's tether strap to the tether anchorage.

    Consequence: In the event of a crash, the child seat may not be properly attached increasing the risk of injury to the child.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with an addendum to the owner's manuals. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V366000 »

  7. 2000 Dodge Stratus SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #00V196000

    • Date Announced: JULY 17, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,400

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Some of these vehicles may have been built with an inadequate weld between the right front brake hose block and the stand-off bracket.

    Consequence: Separation of the stand-off bracket from the block could cause fatigue damage of the right front brake tube and result in a half system brake loss.

    Actions: Dealers will add a brake line bracket to the right front brake tube. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V196000 »

  8. 2000 Dodge Stratus EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #00V066000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 17,000

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The affected vehicles were built with incorrect child lock instruction labels.

    Consequence: The incorrect labels could cause confusion as to whether the childproof safety lock was activated.

    Actions: Owners will be provided with correct labels. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V066000 »

  9. 2000 Dodge Stratus FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING NHTSA Campaign #00V067000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 38

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The affected vehicles were built with unpainted fuel tank straps.

    Consequence: The paint provides corrosion protection necessary to ensure the straps do not loosen over time.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the fuel tank straps. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V067000 »

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