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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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Breeze, Cirrus, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, Neon, New Yorker, Sebring Convertible, Stratus & Vision -> Condenser, Replace -> Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible & Stratus -> Concorde, Intrepid & Vision -> LHS & New Yorker -> Neon
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

Breeze, Cirrus, Sebring Convertible & Stratus
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Disconnect and cap refrigerant lines at condenser.
  • Remove grille retainers and upper radiator support crossmember, then remove condenser lines. For quick disconnect couplings, use tool No. 7193, or equivalent.
  • Remove electric fan module mounts, condenser line support bracket and condenser mounting bolts, then lift condenser out of vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Concorde, Intrepid & Vision
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 2.0L & 2.4L Engines -> 2.5L Engine -> Acclaim, Fifth Avenue, Lebaron & Spirit -> Avenger, Colt, Colt Vista, Stealth, Sebring, Summit, Summit Wagon & 1995-96 Talon -> Breeze, Cirrus & Stratus -> Concorde, Intrepid, Vision, LHS & New Yorker -> Neon -> Power Booster, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS

Power Booster, Replace
Acclaim, Fifth Avenue, Lebaron & Spirit
  • Remove master cylinder attaching nuts, disconnect brake tubes between master cylinder and valve assembly, then remove master cylinder.
  • Remove clutch cable mounting bracket, if equipped.
  • Disconnect vacuum hose from check valve on power brake unit. Do not remove check valve from booster.
  • Pull wiring harness away from and up shock tower. If more slack is required, disconnect wiring harness from bulkhead connector.
  • From under instrument panel, install a suitable screwdriver between center tang on retainer clip and bra...

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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 2.0 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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner resonator.
  • Remove three Transaxle Control Module (TCM) mounting screws, then move TCM to provide access to top starter mounting bolt. Do not disconnect TCM wiring.
  • Remove bolt attaching starter to transaxle housing, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove battery ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Low Coolant Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 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 -> A/C Compressor & Alternator Belt
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 GAS

A/C Compressor & Alternator Belt

  • Loosen T-Bolt locking nut and pivot bolt to remove and install Poly V belt and...

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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 Front Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GASLH & RH Front Of Engine Compartment Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Speed Proportional Steering Module
  • Battery
  • Left Fog Lamp
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Header Panel Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GASHeader Panel Diagram for 1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Map/ Reading Lamp
  • Connector C-326
  • Connector C-328
  • Connector C-329
  • Connector C-332
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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  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Camshaft Position Sensor
  • 1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Master Power Window Switch
  • Right Front Power Window Motor
  • Left Front Power Mirror Motor
  • Right Front Power Window 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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