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I currently have a 1995 Dodge neon. Because my car is over ten years old, I am nervous about driving it any distance. I have saved $3,000 and am looking to purchase a used car that is fuel efficient as well as dependable and no older than a 1998-99. Do you think I'm being unrealistic?
I have a 05 Neon that won't start. I think that auto shutdown is activated. What causes that? Thanks
My defroster on my 2000 Dodge Neon does not clear my front windows and the light does not come on. Where is it located and what do i look for.
My AC is blowing out this black, porous material. When I increase my ac it starts making very loud noises. What do you think might be wrong. Thank you.
I have a 1998 Doege Neon and my wiper arms wont move. it sounds like the motoer is trying to move but the arms just won*t move. What could the causes possibly be?
I have a 2001 Dodge Neon and the rear right tire is wearing on the out side edge. My boyfriend says it needs to be adjusted (camber he said) if possible. Can you tell me if that is true and how to adjust it? Thanks Patty F. P.S. is it expensive?
I purchased a car for my teenage son and when I went to get the oil change I was informed by the mechanic that it was rusted underneath to the point it was crumbling. The oil was never changed because I contacted the auction where I purchased it. I bought it "As Is"; but the car was not inspected prior to the auction....Do I have any grounds to get my ...
My 2000 Dodge Neon
Are remote starters bad for your car. We live in PA and want to put one in for our daughter who does not park in the garage. brrrr. Also, I
A quick check of my car on a diagnostics report told me that my O2(B1 S1) Heater Circuit caused my check engine light to turn on. What I want to know is what is it and how do I get it fixed?
Help please. I'm trying to replace my driver's side (2 door) window. Do you have any diagrams or images of this replacement process? right now I have a basket case of runner parts that were found on the bottom of the door. Thank you for your help. M
Hello, I wanted to know how much a repair should cost for a EVAP purge vacuum line to canister leaking or disconnected. An approximate cost. Thank you.
My car sounds like it is going to stall when at a light or stop sign. It also has a hard time to move when it is time to move. It putters.?
I have a cold start knock, but it goes away after warms up. What could this be?
My car is running well but when I accelerate the fuel, temp and speedometer gauges spin all crazy...very christine like.. (my radio clock flashes as well)?? the headlights and blinkers seem unaffected. I have a 1998 Dodge Neon. Any ideas?
Hello, I have a Plymouth Neon 2001 and the last 2 days when I turn off the engine it sounds like popcorn is popping under my hood,It's fast like popcorn. Do you know what this noise is? Thanks
Loosing coolant in my 98 plymouth neon. Radiator and thermostat is new. Hoses look good. Hissing coming from housing where thermostat is and maybe a little bit of a leak from the bottom there. Today the car was blowing cool air which turned to hot but then went cool again. Gage stayed in the normal range but was a bit higher than usual.
I own a 2005 dodge neon that has been very well maintained,it has 80 thousand miles. At 79 thousand miles the check engine light keeps coming on. Had new plugs wires, cost me 535 dollars. Light went off for a week, very puzzled.
What causes a vehicle to overheat after traveling 50 miles? At short distances-no problem. I have a 2003 Dodge Neon (purchased 7/13/2011 as is) and within 24 hours discovered it overheated. The check engine light was on but salesman said it was because of gas cap not being tight and he would have it turned off.
Hello! About 5mos. ago,I was driving and my car just quit. The oil light on my dashboard came on and it wouldn't start. It was hard to turn, but we pushed it out of the street. After sitting there for awhile, tried to start the car, but it would only turn over, but will not start. Had someone to look at it, said the coil pack and crankshaft sensor was bad, ...
Okay ladies, I have a 2003 Dodge Neon. I have had the water pump, timing belt, pulley all replaced recently. About a week later it started overheating, I had never had this problem before. I replaced the thermostat, still overheated. Then I flushed the radiator, still overheated. Do you all have any more ideas for me to try? I have put over $1500 into this ...
My car continues to over heat. The fans work. I have replaced the thermostat in it twice now. When the car is in idle that's when it over heats. I have to turn on the heat and start driving to cool things off.
I have an 2003 Dodge Neon. I have replaced the thermostat, radiator cap, and flushed out the radiator. It's fine when I just drive it around town, but if i go a long distance it overheats. I can turn on my heater and the temperature gauge drops back down. It really only does it on really hot days. How do I fix this?
I bought a Dodge Neon 2003 automatic almost 3 weeks ago. The person who sold the car changed the muffler before he sold it to me. The car had a little noise at first. Today, I started my car up and it drove alright until I stopped and put it into park. I started to drive again and I didn't press the gas when I reserved but it kept going even when I hit the ...
My 2003 Dodge Neon overheated while driving. I brought the car home and parked the car. The next morning my car wouldn't start. Why?
My 2000 Dodge Neon has water pouring from the bottom right side. I just changed the water pump, because thought it was the problem, but water still pours out from the bottom.
I have replaced the thermostat, the thermostat housing unit the radiator cap and flushed the radiator and it still is overheating..What do I do??
The horn on my Dodge Neon stopped working this morning. What would that be?
My 2000 dodge neon es heat and ac does not work. I have replaced the thermostat and got a new radiator cap. what else could I do?
I bought a 2003 Dodge Neon the timing belt and the water pump have been replaced, when I test drive the car the temperature was fine but when I drove to my house that it was 55 minutes away the car over heat I ll Chek the engine and the is not a leak any where and is not mixing water and oil what it could be?
Hi i have a dodge neon sxt 2003 its been overheating and i dont know why what could be the reasons why these cars over heat?
Was driving my Dodge Neon to work, it started slowing down. Gave it some fuel using the gas pedal, it took the fuel then died. Diagnosis was fuel related. Anyhow, opened the hood, steam, took radiator cap off, no water. Got it home did a check of the car. Will not hold water or start. When we try to start it, sounds like the starter is dragging.
I was driving my Dodge Neon sxt 2005 and it just shut off now when I try to start it nothing happens not even a click lights windows air work but not the radio.
My Dodge Neon oil light comes on when I start my car and stays on, but when I turn it off and restart it it doesn't come back on .Could it be my oil pump?
My Dodge Neon Check engine light just came on. My question is can a faulty thermostat cause this?
They changed the starter on my Dodge Neon now it wont start. They found mouse droppings inside the motor and they are trying to fix the wires. Is it a write off or can it be fixed?
Why does the car over heat when only driven a long distance?
this car has a rough idle and check engine light on. the code that comes up is an emissions code. I clear it and it seams to come on at about 25 miles. I have replaced emission valves. timing belt. majority of sensors in and around this car. any help will be appreciated.
I have a dodge neon I was driving it one day and the tyranny didn't want to shift into gear so I eventually got it to go into gear got it home diagnosed the problem and it stated tyranny 3rd gear issues so I was going home and the car started to overheat so I pulled over and I looked underneath because fluid was coming out and it was tyranny fluid mixed in ...
I just had thermostat put in two days ago along with a radiator cap replaced. Car had been overheating but not a problem anymore. Now my front window fogs up when I'm driving car. Never did before the repairs. Could this be moisture? If so what is there to do?
My car is overheating and leaking coolent from somewhere not sure where but my gage for the temperature stays on the cold doesn't go to the middle it will start going uo a lil but never past half way and when it starts going up thats when it starts overheating does anyone know what the problem is and what i would need to replace
I am having a ticking noise while moving and it seems to get quicker with how much speed I have. Replaced the C/V axles and put lucas gear oil in the transmission. (It's a manual). Yesterday when I drove it home it didn't turn off, but the fuel pump stopped. Please help. I'm running out of money to put into this vehicle.
I have a Dodge Neon SXT. It drives good, but when I come to a complete stop it idles rough only on drive it idles rough
I have a neon sxt it drives good on drive but when I come to a complete stop it ideals rough and if I put the A/C it's worse
I recently changed the oil in our 2003 dodge neon 2.0 and when we shut off the engine and the engine is warm or hot, it sounds like a tea kettle or a percolating coffee pot like the one my dad loved on his camping trips in the Kootenay mountains from the 1970s. We checked the gauges. And they're all normal. Do you have any idea what could be causing this?
I have a couple of questions I am a mechanic and my boyfriend's neon started acting up he would start the car and it would idle rough while it was idling the headlights and interior lights would flicker and then he was driving and the belt closes to the wheel well blew off cause the wheel to break after that the car would get really hot but the gauge was ...

I just bought a used 2003 Dodge Neon sxt. No heat is blowing out of the dash through any vent. The fluid levels are good, the car is running at normal temp range. 

I have tried reversing the heater hoses to flush the engine. Both of the hoses are cool to the touch after 30 mins of running at operating temperatures.

Is the heater ...

About the Dodge Neon

The Plymouth/Dodge Neon, sold in United States, and elsewhere outside Europe, Mexico, Canada, as the Chrysler Neon, is a compact front wheel drive car introduced in January 1994 for the 1995 model year by Chrysler's Dodge and Plymouth brands. It was branded as a Chrysler model in Japan, Europe, and Australia export markets (where it was the first car to be sold as a Chrysler since 1981), as well as in Mexico, Canada, and Egypt. It replaced the Dodge Shadow and Plymouth Sundance models and the Dodge Colt. The two-door model also replaced the Plymouth Laser in Plymouth's lineup. The Neon was offered in multiple versions and configurations over its production life, which ended on September 23, 2005.

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