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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

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible & Stratus -> Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Heater Output Test
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GAS

Heater Output Test
  • Start and idle engine for 5 minutes with heater controls set to Maximum heat, F...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Type 5-Bendix ABX-4 Anti-Lock Braking System -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

A DRB or equivalent scan tool is necessary to access the ABS diagnostic trouble codes. Connect the scan tool to the Data Link Connector (DLC) located under the lefthand side of the instrument panel, Figs. and . The diagnostic cycle begins when the ignition key is turned to the ON position. Refer to "Test 1A" for DRB readout and appropriate test number.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

There are two types of diagnostic trouble codes that can be set: "Latching" and "Non-Latching." A latching code will turn on the ABS warning lamp and disable th...

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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 ES 2.5 V6 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 2.4 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 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Unplug field circuit from alternator.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  • Loosen top mounting ear bolt.
  • Loosen pivot bolt, but do not remove.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt on idler to allow removal of alternator drive belt.
  • Remove pivot bolt. Do not drop spacer.
  • Remove top mounting ear bolt.
  • Remove upper alternator bracke...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air B...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 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 inlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pipe and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to...

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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+.

Engine Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GASEngine Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Idle Air Control Motor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Generator
  • MAP Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Body Splices Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GASBody Splices Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S307
  • Splice S308
  • Windshield Header
  • Splice S302
  • Splice S303
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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  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Upstream Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 1996 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Back-Up Lamp
  • Left Back-Up Lamp
  • Left Tail/Stop And Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
  • Right Tail/Stop And Turn Signal Lamp Assembly
  • License Plate Lamp
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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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