The input shaft bearing assembly clutch release bearing sleeve, input shaft bearing, bearing housing, and seal was not serviceable as individual components, and thus the whole assembly needed replacement if something went wrong. When adding transmission fluid to your Stratus, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. They will tell you that their universal fluid will work fine and save you a few dollars. I know that an earlier model of the Isuzu Trooper had the same thing and drove me crazy looking for the silly dipstick only to find out there isn't one. My point here, is the standard clutch used by Dodge is obviously a sub-standard part, not worthy of installation into any vehicle. If the brake pedal feels spongy or goes all the way down … to the floorboard, you may need to bleed the brake lines.
Locate the drain plug near the bottom of the transmission. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. It helps to turn your wheels all the way to the left before doing this procedure. Check with your local autoparts store to find out the proper brand and style of trans fluid and then add as needed. We requested that they provide another key and we have had No contact from the dealership to date. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level.
Don't use a thick bead of silicone sealant, as it will squish out between the mating surfaces into little silicone worms, which will eventually break off and clog the pump intake. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Sales rep, Isaac, left us sitting at a desk to begin working with other potential buyers. Raise the car with a jack. The release lever is contained entirely within the bell housing, cutting the need for a flexible boot.
Adjustment for the side gear was made by changing the side gear thrust washers, which came in select thicknesses and various sizes. Place the transmission in park. Pull the dipstick out of the tube and wipe it clean with a dry rag. Pull the transmission fluid dipstick to test the fluid level. The dipstick is located in the front center of the engine compartment. It doesn't look like it's that big of a hole, but with a trans funnel, you'll get it in there. The assemblies had a hub, sleeve, struts, springs, and detent balls.
I should not be on my fourth clutch in the vehicle. Pull the cover down and place it to the side. If the transmission begins to shift hard or skip in your Dodge Stratus, the transmission may be low on fluid. If you happen to have a manual transmission in any Dodge and are reading this complaint, I would recommend extreme caution and if you do end up having a problem, absolutely do not take it to the dealer. If … too low, use a squeeze bottle with the proper gear oil, look at the owner's manual for the proper type to fill the trans until it just oozes out of the check hole.
The filler plug will be exposed. Advertised odometer of 8710 Miles was now over 9700 Miles, not brought to our attention. So, I would suggest contacting the Volvo dealer or service center and finding out more about this. This eliminates the need for different crankshafts. The manual transaxle had three synchronizer assemblies. The bellhousing case half which contained the clutch assembly and clutch housing are a one-piece aluminum casting, which reduced weight.
Advice run synthetic oil and will help wi … th the slug these motors are know for. The trouble is, it doesn't go far enough. I am no certified mechanic, and can tell you I have never worked on a Volvo, there I recommend taking it to someone who has and can serve a much better purpose them I , or accomplishing this task for you. Check your transmission fluid regularly and add fluid when necessary. If you want to get the full benefit from this maintenance service, you've got to work a little harder.
A cork gasket often can benefit from a thin layer of gasket sealer or adhesive, especially to keep it in place while you're trying to start those first few bolts. This should be done with the engine running and the transmission oil hot from driving, on a level surface. Dodge has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Stratus, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. The shift knob was made of urethane; the shifter mounting bracket and all cable mounting points were rubber isolated to prevent unnecessary vibration. Have the car parked on level ground and just fill it up to the bottom of the hole.
Check your owner's manual for the type of fluid needed and be sure not to overfill it. All forward ratios were synchronized, with high capacity dual-cone brass synchronizers in first and second gear and single-cone synchronizers of a paper friction material on the other gears it is more durable and clash-resistant than brass. Put back the cover and replace the three screws. Squeeze the bottle to add fluid to the transmission. The third and most recent time occurred in March of 2008.
Two transaxle shafts controlled the shift selector assembly shaft, housing, selector, and pin. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. Also grease was not required on the retainer where the release bearing rode. Was told at dodge dealer this is a on going issue with those cars. Good luck, and I hope you'll rate this information and deem it no less than helpful. So go slow, a little at a time.