2000 - 2004 Dodge Stratus 2.7L Rear Suspension Torques

2001 Dodge Stratus Rear End Torque Specs

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Dodge Stratus 2.7L Repair Information

Dodge Stratus 2.7L Rear End Repair Information

Here you can find information regarding repairs to the Dodge Stratus rear end system. These repairs include the rear control arms installation, the rear swaybar information and bolt torque specs, the rear diff fluid change procedures, and the rear end watts system installation. All of these repairs and procedures include in depth details on how to perform the replacement and or repair. They also contain all the detailed torque specs needed for each bolt involved in the repair.

Rear Wheel Hub Torque Specs

Dodge Stratus Rear Wheel Hub
The Stratus rear wheel hub is held to the vehicle much like the front wheel hubs. There are 4 bolts which torque into nuts that hold the hub onto the rear wheel suspension. To remove these bolts and the hub assembly you will first need to jack up the vehicle and remove the braking system from the corresponding side of the vehicle. Once out of the way you can remove the bolts by using the access holes on the hub plate itself. Be sure to hold the nuts on the other end with a wrench. Once all 4 have been removed you can then remove the rear hub assembly and place a new part into its place. The 4 bolts can be torqued down to 125 ft-lbs.

Dodge Stratus Rear Wheel Hub Torque Specs : 125 ft-lbs


Rear Struts Installation

Dodge Stratus Rear strut
To replace the rear struts on a Dodge Stratus you will need to remove the sets of bolts/nuts located at the bottom and top of the strut. The rear struts single lower bolt can be accessed from underneath the vehicle by removing the tire. The 2 upper nuts which hold the strut to the frame can be accessed from the inside of the car inside the trunk. Once removed the old strut can easily be removed from the vehicle. When installing the new part reverse the procedure and tighten up the lower bolt to 80 ft-lbs and then the upper nuts to 35 ft-lbs.

Dodge Stratus Rear Strut Upper Nuts Torque Specs : 35 ft-lbs

Dodge Stratus Rear Strut Lower Bolt Torque Specs : 80 ft-lbs


Front Wheel Bearing Hub Torque Spec
Rear Wheel Bearing Bolts Torque Spec 125 ft-lbs
Rear Strut Torque Specs
Rear Strut Upper Nuts Torque Spec 35 ft-lbs
Rear Strut Lower Bolts Torque Spec 80 ft-lbs