How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask roy Your Own Question
roy
roy, import/domestic specialest
Category: Dodge
Satisfied Customers: 4639
Experience:  ASE master tech for 40 years
3506196
Type Your Dodge Question Here...
roy is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My 200 dodge stratus starts good runs good no problems

Customer Question

my 200 dodge stratus starts good runs good no problems execpt i can be driving along and all of a suden for no reason the motor sops running i coast over to the side of the street and wait 20 to 30 minute it will start and not do it again for a week or more frusterating help had a mechanic check it out cant find anyrhing wrong his advice drive it maybe it wont happen again but it did again today
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  roy replied 9 months ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

3 thing come to mind for this.

first, it will not go away. it needs to be found with proper diagnostics

1. crank sensor. it can fail intermittently. this should code if it does.

2. distributor. common failure on these units. oil contamination inside the distributor is the reason for the failure

3. fuel pump. it can seize up at times causing this issue. monitoring the fuel pressure will confirm this at the time of the failure

Roy

Expert:  roy replied 9 months ago.

how are you making out

Expert:  roy replied 9 months ago.

how are you making out