10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,422 miles

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problem #239

Oct 012001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Customer states head gasket blew 3 times, dealership would not repair under warranty.

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #238

Sep 152001

Neon

  • miles
Head gasket blewout, causing it to ruin the engine.

- Johnstown, PA, USA

problem #237

Apr 222002

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Vehicle loses oil which come down the back of the block. Consumer has taken vehicle continuously to the dealer for the same problem, in which it has not been remedied as of yet.

- Rodchester, NY, USA

problem #236

Apr 012002

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine head gaskets are leaking. Consumer does not think it should leak because of such low mileage. Consumer was told by mechanic that this is unusual.

- San Francisco, CA, USA

problem #235

Mar 042002

Neon

  • miles
Oil leak first documented by dealer at 30404 mi. Problem continued to worsen until headgasket had to be replaced on 3/4/02 at 36794 mi. I have heard and read about numerous complaints about blown headgaskets on the Neon and stratus and felt I should go on record with my complaint. I have documentation for all service done on my vehicle. Thank you.

- Amsterdam Ny, NY, USA

problem #234

Mar 042002

Neon

  • miles
Vehicle was leaking oil. Taken to a repair shop and informed of a blown head gasket. Dealer was notified. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Travis Air Force Bas, CA, USA

problem #233

Feb 092001

Neon

  • miles
Head gasket failure.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #232

Jun 152001

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer stated the engine head gasket started to leak in June 2001 to the point where it now needs to be replaced..

- Toledo, OH, USA

problem #231

Feb 102002

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
The head gaskets had to be replaced, alot of people have the same problem. The speedometrs come on and go off all the time. If you hit a bump or hit the dash they might start workin agiain. That includes the gas gauege. The car jerks while driving. It dies when making a turn or at a stop sign. It cuts in and out. Auto shop is trying to pin point the problem. Not real sure whats wrong I replaced the mgr valves that didn T help. Might have to replace fuel pump, but not sure if that will solve the problem. Car is just a bad vehicle T O have gotten. A lot of other peole are havingthe same problems

- Montgomery, TX, USA

problem #230

Jan 252002

Neon

  • miles
I'm wondering why Chrysler Corp has not recalled the head/head gaskets on the 1996 Neon with all the replacements it's had to do. I just had to have my whole head replaced and now the O2 sencor is going out!

- Sunnyside, WA, USA

problem #229

Dec 262001

Neon

  • miles
3rd time head gasket has failed. White smoke burning from under hood.

- Ortonville, MI, USA

problem #228

Jan 011999

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
There is oil leaking from the distributer cap area, consumer has to put in a quart of oil in vehicle once every seven days.

- Knoxville, TN, USA

problem #227

Dec 032001

Neon

  • miles
At 53000 I noticed oil leaking. After taking it to a mechanic, I was told it was the head gasket. My mechanic stated that he has worked on several Neons that have had the same problem. He said the former Neon owners took the car back to the dealership and had it fixed for $200 - $250, as opposed to a more hefty charge. I'm not sure how a head gasket can malfunction on a car with only 53000 miles......something is not right with this story. Also, my rear break shoes (lining) suddenly gave out...only two months after replacing them.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #226

Oct 012001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Customer states head gasket blew 3 times, dealership would not repair under warranty.

- Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #225

Oct 302001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Premature head gasket failure causing fuel to leak onto engine. Dealer has inspected vehicle, and will repair it at consumer's expense.

- Deale, MD, USA

problem #224

Oct 082001

Neon

  • miles
While driving vehicle would momentarily / intermittently overheat and lose coolant within a day or two. Vehicle taken to a dealer, and dealer informed consumer of a blown head gasket. Manufacturer was notified. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Fort Bayard, NM, USA

problem #223

Oct 172001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Within 86,000 miles head gaskets have blownout, cause unknown.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #222

Aug 292001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Consumer states head gasket failed twice.

- Corvallis, OR, USA

problem #221

Oct 312000

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Head gasket failure-----this is the second time I have had this same problem---my local midus replaced this gasket the first time. But now it is gone again. It sure looks like a recall is in order!!!!

- Hinesburg, VT, USA

problem #220

Jan 012001

Neon

  • miles
Massive oil leak again from latest head gasket version used all new cars.

- Interlaken, NY, USA

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