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2004 stratus 2.7L Erratic idle, sometimes dies, sometimes revs at stops

2004 dodge stratus has miss at 4000 rpm in park. Runs fine while driving and accelerating. Has erratic idle at stops sometimes. Sometimes dies at stops, sometimes revs at stops. Sometimes idles perfectly.

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  • christa916 Oct 13, 2008

    I have the same problem, sometimes when stopped it will rev up real high like it wants to take off, at other times when I am slowing to a stop it will just turn off :-(

  • ottyshambare Feb 09, 2009

    MERC 1993 E320 ERRATIC REV AT TIMES NORMAL REVS, AT TIMES THE REVS ARE BELOW NORMAL THE CAR CUTS OFF. NEW PLUGD AND LEADS RECENTLY PUT AS IT WAS SERVICED THE CAR DRIVES WELL

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    2.4 2004 with same problem . Replace plugs, wires, coil and still no solution.

  • jimnbeth4 Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem with a 2004 2.7 litre Sebring. I assume it is the same engine. Mine has 71,000 miles and I just replaced the spark plugs but not the wires.

    Is it the idle control valve? Maybe I can adjust the idle speed on the throttle bottle to compensate?

  • johnnymeko May 08, 2009

    dodge 2002 stratus 2.7 litre. The car cuts off while driving now it does it in park.It runs good when accelerating.but when stop on a light will cut off often.

  • Dave Breitweiser
    Dave Breitweiser Jul 17, 2012

    not the icv put new in also not cam shaft sensor (new1) will change tbs this has to be the problem there has never been a code on this problem did lots of reseach on this problem as no one has run it this problem before not even hunydia dealers

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Have to brake sometimes to stay at 55mph Ihave to use neutral to stop safely on snow and ice when stopped it first idles high 2500rpms then drops rough to 5-600rpms

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    starts fine , idles good , but when you accelerate it revs to high.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    starts, idles, put in gear and idles around perfect. When I try to accelerate it misses and dies.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Could I have a bad idle air control valve.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    why does my 2004 dodge stratus turns off after driving it for a while

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    starts up fine, but runs at high idle in park and when driving

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Hey-I have has this before different car but same - idle control valve is failing - computer at shop will pick this up on diagnostic

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No its not the idle control valve. In 2004 dodge had a spark plug and wire problem. They did make a new one but did not classify it as a recall so just go to your dodge dealer and ask for the update

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