Most cars that are manufactured today have knock sensors installed in the engine. That's probably part of the reason for my transmission pump going out! He said it's a design flaw with the oil pick up tube from the oil pan to the top of the motor. This motor is known for this and dodge did nothing about it. Engine started knocking at 57,240 miles. Engine started stalling about 5 seconds after start up randomly at 43,960 miles very unpredictable, random times. When all metal parts reach same operating temperature and the slap comes from the lack of oil in the engine at start up.
Today at 58,633 miles: my car is dead and will not start, I am going to file a law suit. Head gasket blew at 35,900 miles. Like a month later had ignition problems took it back even tho the warranty was gone, they replaced bc my mother went up there and showed out. If someone offers to sell you a 2. Cheers, Ken I replaced mine on my 96 stratus 4cy 2. And even then does no harm.
So before replacing your engine parts, try Carbon Cleaning. Model year 2004 Year of manufacture 2004 First year of ownership 2006 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 2. The contact was told that this is a very common failure due to sludge build up in the engine. Upset about it at this point. She still has it hers is a 2004 Dodge Stratus, I always admired it. My car is in the shop right now needing a motor due to oil in the water. On 04-21-2003 they called to tell me they were not going to fix it due to oil sludge and that the car had not had proper oil changes.
. You will also need to check for frayed wires to confirm a faulty sensor. My best guess, good luck. And according to some of the problems reported with these cars, there are a lot of the so called oil sludge build-up that is found that has caused the engine to shut down. The knocking sound returned at over 102,000 miles. The car had 329 miles on it. Block cast 7642, 6651, 7769.
So I kept putting water in it in the process of trying to find someone to fix it a lil cheaper. I regularly did my oil changes and added new parts as it needed them. It has some type of clicking sound like there's metal stuck under the hood and clanking around. If im lucky maybe i can find a used engine. How does a know sensor work? If there is a problem with this, you will need to replace the knock sensor. Hitting the intake manifold should result in a small change in the sound of the engine. And make payments and pay insurance also.
Now im stuck with it all bc I was sold a lemon from the start. When towed to our mechanic he said it was engine failure. All other available engines are very reliable with no major problems. Water pump, Timing Gears Chain and Guides Installed. We live about 40-45 minutes away.
The location of the knock sensor depends entirely on how effective it will be in catching the noise an engine makes. My care just flipped the 100,000 mark so it has only been around 30,000-40,000 miles and should have not gone out this soon. I cant believe it I only have 52,186 miles on the damn thing and I have to replace the damn engine already. It is not a selective cylinder retard. The symptoms of a bad knock sensor usually show up at highway speeds or under a load.
Good thing I own it now, she'll get her oil changed faithfully!!! I am trying to locate where the knock sensor is on my vehicle and what I will have to do to get to it. I have done research and have found that the 2. But they continued to look and they finally found me one like 2 weeks later. Be careful not to strike the sensor. Now at 58,000 miles, possibly major engine problems. Chrysler refused to cover it under warranty even though it was only 500 miles over the limit.
However, a knock sensor without the threaded part will have a threaded bolt hole instead. These problems result mainly from poor combustion, which stifles the engine. I had my car towed to zeiser Dodge on 04-19-03 with a loud knocking noise. The vehicle will have a loss in fuel mileage and acceleration especially at highway speeds. Suddenly car lost all power and engine shut off.