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1996 Dodge Stratus CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Computer Relearn Procedures -> DaimlerChrysler -> 1999-2002 Dakota, Durango, Ram Pick-Up & Ram Van -> 1999-2004 -> Controller Anti-Lock Brakes (CAB) -> Engine Performance -> Except 1999-2002 -> Light Truck & Vans -> Pinion Factor Procedure -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM) -> Sentry Key Immobilizer System (SKIS) -> Shift Quality -> Theft Alarm -> Transaxle Quick Learn Procedure
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Except 1999-2002

If battery cable has been disconnected, the PCM must relearn a new operating strategy. Connect battery cable and run engine until operating temperature is reached. After engine warm-up, drive vehicle under various operating conditions until PCM has relearned new strategy.

1999-2004

Anytime the PCM is replaced the VIN and vehicle mileage must be programmed into the new PCM. If the PCM is not programmed, Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) will set. To program the PCM, connect a DRB or suitably programmed ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Type 5-Allied Signal Dual Pin Floating Caliper Disc Brake, Front -> Caliper Service -> Caliper Overhaul -> Caliper, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS

Caliper, Replace
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Disconnect brake hydraulic line from caliper, then cap brake line.
  • Remove caliper assembly from steering knuckle, then the brake pads from the caliper assembly as described in "Brake Pad Service."
  • Reverse procedure to install. Bleed brake system as described in "Brake System Bleed."
Caliper Overhaul
  • Remove caliper from brake rotor and brake pads from caliper as described in "Brake Pad Service."
  • Hang caliper on a wire away from rotor.
  • Place a small piece of wood between piston and caliper fingers.
  • Carefully depress...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler/AMC/Eagle Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1995-00 Breeze, Cirrus & Stratus
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

Ref...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Loosen, but do not remove, stub axle to hub/bearing retaining nut while vehicle is on floor and brakes applied, then raise and support vehicle and remove front wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake caliper and support aside, then the brake disc.
  • Remove tie rod end attaching nut, then the tie rod end stud from steering knuckle using remover tool No. MB-991113, or equivalent.
  • Remove vehicle speed sensor cable routing bracket.
  • Remove cotter pin and castle nut from stud of lower ball joint at steering knuckle.
  • Turn steering knuckle so front of knuckle is facing as far outboard in ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Unplug field circuit from alternator.
  • Remove B+ terminal cover by spreading cover with a small flat blade tool.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  • Loosen adjusting T-bolt, but do not remove.
  • Loosen pivot bolt, but do not remove.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt to allow removal of alternator drive belt.
  • Remove adjusting T-bolt.
  • Remove pivot bolt, do not drop spacer.
  • Release alternator from mounting b...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Power Loss/Limit Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

The Power Loss/Limit lamp should light for approximately 3 seconds after the ignition has been turned On as a bulb inspection. If improper or no signals are received by the logic module from various sensors, the logic modul...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump inlet tube using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump inlet tube and from vehicle.
  • Reverse proc...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

  • To remove or install air conditioning compressor and alternator drive belt, loosen idler pulley lock bolt, then turn adjusting screw to move idler pulley.
  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH & RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GASLH & RH Side Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • EVAP/Purge Solenoid
  • Brake Warning Pressure Switch
  • Vehicle Speed Control Servo
  • Engine Splices Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus  2.0 L4 GASEngine Splices Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S113
  • Splice S115
  • Splice S116
  • Splice S117
  • Splice S118
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector No. 4
  • Fuel Injector No. 2
  • Fuel Injector No. 1
  • Fuel Injector No. 3
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Battery Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Pressure Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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