bent motor/tranny crossmember.

Asked by May 14, 2013 at 07:11 PM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus SXT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

makes slight grinding/screach when swithching from park to drive( and so on). vibrations while in park and stopped in drive. can i bend it back or get one from a junkyard. and how bad is it do drive on? everything sounds pretty normal while driving gears shift fine.

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If you bend it back, it wouldn't be as strong, so go with a used or new one, and also get a new trans mount while your at it, that is probably also your issue.

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it you look at recall for it youll see. mine broke while i was driving 1st grinding/screach 2nd knocking sound 3rd ball and joint seperates then grinds real loud 4th if u keep driving tire heats up and pops 5th after you fix one side $200 well then the other side start to go 6th ill let u know

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