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I CHANGED MY BATTERY, NOW MY CAR WILL NOT IDLE

2001 DODGE STRATUS

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  • tomscar Nov 18, 2008

    my battery was dead,i put a charger on it overnight then it would die at all stopsigns,changed battery,drove it to work,about 20 miles,still dies at stops,

  • supertruc874 Mar 23, 2009

    i have the same problem how long do you have to hold the idle and does the alarm system have anything tio do with it

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    this is a 3.5 liter. Car ran fine until I disconnected battery cables and change the thermostat

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On dodge/chrysler products, when you replace the battery and start the engine, you have to manually hold the idle up with gas pedal for a few minutes so the computer can relearn. it will eventually idle.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 Dodge Stratus wont start

first you want to make sure your engine is not seized, do this byy taking a wrench and turning the engine manually with the crank shaft, thats the one all the ay on the bottom, if it does not move your engine seized.

if it is not seized, check all of your battery cables to make sure they are not corroded or greasy, as an extra measure you may want to clean the neg cable at the block to make sure it is getting connection.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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SOURCE: ruff idle 2001 dodge stratus. changed plugs and

TRY and idle your car up alittle to see if problem goes away if not then look into replacing your catolitic convertor.

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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