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DODGE STRATUS Problems with Steering

 
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2000 DODGE STRATUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2000 DODGE STRATUS. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2000 DODGE STRATUS by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (215 Complaints)
Date reported Jan 11, 2012
Location COLUMBUS , OH
Manufacturer CHRYSLER GROUP LLC
Vehicle 2000 DODGE STRATUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Steering

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 DODGE STRATUS. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 35 MPH, THERE WAS A LOSS IN THE POWER STEERING AND SMOKE EMITTED FROM THE HOOD. THE VEHICLE WAS MANEUVERED TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. THE CONTACT NOTICED SMALL FLAMES UNDERNEATH THE HOOD AREA AND IMMEDIATELY EXTINGUISHED THE FLAMES. THERE WAS POWER STEERING FLUID VISIBLE ON THE GROUND. THE IDENTICAL FAILURE RECURRED. THE VEHICLE HAD NOT BEEN DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THERE WAS A RECALL RELATED TO THE MALFUNCTION ASSOCIATED WITH NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER 06V001000 (STEERING: HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST: HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS). THE CONTACT PLANNED TO NOTIFY THE MANUFACTURER TO VERIFY WHETHER VIN WAS ELIGIBLE UNDER THE RECALL. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 178,000. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE.

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