"Coffee4kev" wrote in message
>> Stay informed about: 1999 Stratus that dies randomly
>I have a friend with a 1999 Stratus and it dies randomly. Here are
> some of the times that it has failed him.
> -While traveling 65 miles per hour on the freeway the car stops
> running, tachometer go to zero and car looses speed. Then it starts
> running again after pumping the gas.
> -While sitting at a stoplight. The car dies until he shuts it off and
> turns it back on when it restarts most of the time. The last time it
> happened to him it took him 20 minutes of trying to get the car
> running again.
> Neither of these items happens regularly.
> The car has new plugs and wires, new transmission, regular oil changes
> and filter (both air and oil) changes and is driven almost entirely in
> the city.
> Has anybody had a similar problem?
We are fighting a similar issue with our '03 Intrepid. It seems like it's
either the Camshaft Position Sensor or the associated wiring. I'd say have
him bring the car to a shop and have them pull the stored codes. This will
greatly help you in finding the problem.
Good Luck my friend.