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2003 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 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Charging System -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Liberty, PT Cruiser & Vans, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS & 300M -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> Ford Motor Company -> General Motors -> Neon -> Sebring & Stratus Coupe -> Sebring & Stratus Sedan & Sebring Convertible
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0 V6 GAS

    DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Sebring & Stratus Coupe

    Never use cans to charge into high pressure side of system (compressor discharge port) or into system at high temperature, as high system pressure transferred into charging may cause it to explode.

    • Attach center hose from manifold gauge set to refrigerant dispensing manifold. Turn refrigerant manifold valves completely counterclockwise to open fully, remove protective caps from refrigerant manifold.
    • Screw refrigerant cans into manifold. Ensure gasket is in place and in good condition. Torq...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Decreasing Brake Pedal Travel -> Dragging Brakes -> Hard Brake Pedal
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Decreasing Brake Pedal Travel

    If a decreasing brake pedal is encountered, the power brake unit may be binding internally. To test the power brake unit for this condition proceed as follows:

    • Place transmission shift lever into Neutral and start engine.
    • Increase engine speed to approximately 1500 RPM, close throttle and completely depress brake pedal.
    • Slowly release brake pedal and stop engine.
    • Remove vacuum check valve and hose from power brake unit. Observe for backward movement of brake pedal.
    • If brake pedal moves backward, power brake unit has internal binding. Replace power brake u...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler/AMC/Eagle Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1981-06 Front Wheel Drive Models Except Champ & Colt -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0 V6 GAS

    Normal ...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.7 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Remove driveshaft nut, Fig. .
    • Disconnect tie rod end and stabilizer link.
    • Remove damper fork.
    • Disconnect lateral lower arm and compression lower arm.
    • Remove harness clip.
    • Remove driveshaft to transaxle bolt.
    • Tap center bearing bracket lightly with plastic hammer to remove ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.7 V6 FLEX

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove serpentine drive belt splash shield, then loosen serpentine drive belt.
    • Remove lower mounting bolt, then lower vehicle.
    • Disconnect A/C pressure switch and clutch electrical connectors.
    • Remove engine oil dip stick.
    • Remove two upper mounting bolts, then alternator...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Cars -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Lamp -> Breeze, Cirrus, Concord, Intrepid, LHS, Neon, New Yorker, Prowler, Sebring Convertible, Sebring Sedan, Stratus Sedan, Viper, Vision & 300M
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.7 V6 FLEX

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If the lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When the lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then start the engine again. If the lamp still remains lit, the a...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Disconnect negative battery cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to inst...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Loosen tensioner pulley fixing nut, then remove belt.
    • Install belt ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2003 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Antenna Diagram for 2003 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GASAntenna Diagram for 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Antenna
  • Ground G-303
  • Instrument Panel Connections Diagram for 2003 Dodge Stratus  2.7 V6 GASInstrument Panel Connections Diagram for 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-302
  • Connector C-101
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Dodge Stratus  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Combination Flasher
  • Power Distribution Center
  • Hazard Flasher Switch
  • 2003 Dodge Stratus  2.7 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Stratus 2.7 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Switch
  • Body Control Module
  • Multi-Function Switch
  • Front Washer Pump Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Dodge Stratus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Stratus 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Dodge Stratus AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 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 2003 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 2003 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 2003 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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