10.0

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

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problem #219

Aug 012000

Neon

  • miles
Oil leak is due to a gasket; transmission went out(could not use reverse until car was on 20 minutes or more), paint has been peeling for about 6 months now, numerous sets of brakes replaced

- Cinti, OH, USA

problem #218

Jul 062001

Neon

  • miles
This seem to be something that the Dodge company should recall due to amount of head gasket problems reported from others like me.

- Pace, FL, USA

problem #217

Jun 272001

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine leaks oil and runs rough. Consumer had to add 2 1/2 quarts of oil to engine less than 1600 miles. Gasket has failed twice once at 36,000 miles and 83,000 miles. Currently, at 110,000 miles was failing again.

- Coloma, MI, USA

problem #216

May 011997

Neon

  • miles
Car has had 4 headgasket failures (2 out of warranty)(Chrysler replaced for $100 service charge) wiring harness caused car to stall numerous times in traffic with no warning.

- Flower Mound, TX, USA

problem #215

Jun 072001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Windows not air tight. Get both water and air around windows. Was supposedly repaired once by VIN devers in toledo, oh. Turn signal sometimes emitts a horrible buzzing noise which continues until signal is turned off. Original head gasket replaced and now replacement is going out.

- Toledo, OH, USA

problem #214

Jun 072001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
This is a known issue with Chrysler. They have redesigned the headgasket seal a couple of times trying to fix this problem.

- Tucker, GA, USA

problem #213

Apr 011998

Neon

  • miles
Oil leak due to headgasket problem. This is a huge problem with Dodge Neons. Chrysler finally put out a new headgasket in the 1999 models. But what about all of us with cars before 1999? this is a manufacturer defect and chrystler knows it. They are replacing the headgasket for some owners at little cost. But others (like me) are told there is no assistance given. Please let me know if there's anything NHTSA is doing. Thanks.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #212

May 312001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Third head gasket failure caused loss of oil and engine running rough. Dealer was notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was out of its warranty, and nothing can be done without cost. Feel free to provide us with any further details on this matter.

- Akron, OH, USA

problem #211

May 182001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Bad defect of head gasket seal and door panel/control panel.

- Decatur, GA, USA

problem #210

Apr 142001

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle had skipping in engine and it would jerk as in losing power when accelerating at highway speeds. Vehicle was plugged to computer, and reading showed crank sensor or cam sensor problems. 15 miles later, it cut so smooth that consumer didn't know until accelerating up a hill, it had no power. Vehicle would start up, but wouldn't kick over to run. Consumer has replaced transmission and sensors to rectify problem.

- Parkville, MD, USA

problem #209

Jan 012001

Neon

  • miles
Faulty head and gasket causing major oil loss, left turn signal turn on when brake is pressed. Back up lights don't work.

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #208

May 012000

Neon

  • miles
Head gasket was leaking oil. A private mechanic has diagnosed problem, and stated that engine was going to be replaced. A cause for this defect has not been determined. Please provide any additional information/attachments.

- Essex, VT, USA

problem #207

Feb 012001

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Loss of oil and white smoke coming from tail pipe. Vehicle taken to dealer, and informed consumer of a blown head gasket which was not covered under a recall. Consumer states she has checked with several mechanics and was told head gasket was recalled.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #206

May 042001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Chrysler was contacted in my case and chose to do nothing about it, unfortunately I am not the only owner of a Neon that has had problems with the headgasket and the speedometer. Obviously something needs to be done about them.

- Wintersville, OH, USA

problem #205

Oct 011996

Neon

  • miles
Brakes and have replaced twice and still continue to squeak. I have found dozens of complaints online about the brakes, as well as the head gasket blowing. I have found hundreds of complaints from others who have also had to have the head gasket replaced within 5 years.

- Grafton, WI, USA

problem #204

Mar 302001

Neon

  • miles
The C/S oil light flashed on and off. The car was immediately taken to the dealer. They diagnosed a leaking front camshaft seal. The dealer's repair invoice listed the problem as "front cam seal fell out". there was oil all over the engine and the driveway. Camshaft seals don't 'fall out' of properly designed engines. There is obviously an engine design defect here.

- Lexington, MA, USA

problem #203

Apr 162001

Neon

  • miles
Blown head gasket, causes oil and coolant leaks and overheating. Dealer notified, and informed consumer that vehicle was not covered under a manufacturer's recall, and vehicle was out of it warranty. Feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Van Couver, WA, USA

problem #202

Dec 012000

Neon

  • miles
Vehicle was leaking oil from underneath. Head gasket blewout. Dealership was aware of problem.

- Ebinboro, PA, USA

problem #201

Apr 162001

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Head gasket has failed, Chrysler has redesigned head gasket, but is charging owners for newly designed gasket.

- Seneca Falls, NY, USA

problem #200

Mar 242001

Neon

  • miles
Being repaired at a dealership. They don't seem to think there is a problem nation wide with the gaskets.

- Elk Mound, WI, USA

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