10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,447 miles

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problem #18

Oct 111999

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Every 18000 miles the head gasket has failed on the vehicle...brakes failed one time had master cylinder replaced...accident, brakes being investigated to see if accident could have been avoided...airbags did not deploy in frontal collision at speed of 15 mph...seat belt failed in frontal collision at 15 mph

- Northlake, IL, USA

problem #17

Aug 151999

Neon

  • miles
If this is a common problem with Neons what is the manufactures doing about it and what can the people who are stuck with them do about it?

- Merced, CA, USA

problem #16

Jun 081999

Neon

  • miles
No summary listed for this vehicle.

- Upper Darby, PA, USA

problem #15

Apr 271999

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
No summary

- Pocono Lake, PA, USA

problem #14

Mar 221999

Neon

  • miles
No summary listed for this vehicle.

- Cheswick, PA, USA

problem #13

Aug 241998

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Since purchase in 1996 owner has had continuous problems with vehicle. 4 new tires in Nov 1997, because of front end problems - all 4 tires were badly worn. 2 front end alignments, and several wheel balances. Front brake replacement because of squealing since purchase date. Oil leak. Problems shifting to reverse. Rear seatbelt is locked. Plus additional problem.

- Brantford, Ont N0e 1k0, UN, USA

problem #12

Feb 081999

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Engine check light comes on/off. Vehicle intermittently stalls. Dealer has seen vehicle 4 times and no solution found.

- Charlestown, NH, USA

problem #11

Dec 151997

Neon

  • miles
All instruments, speedometre/odometer, fuel guage, and temperature guage fail intermittently.

- Belleville, IL, USA

problem #10

Jul 121997

Neon

  • miles
When driving at 50 mph the engine check light came on and the cosnumer lost power and the vehilce will died out and then cme back on. Also, whenever the radio or the A/C was on the vehicle will shut down.

- Floristant, MO, USA

problem #9

Oct 151998

Neon

  • miles
Cylinder head was pitted and cracked, head gasket needs to be replaced can't get replacement parts, because of national back order.maybe we could drive 250 miles to columbia mo. They might have part; had to go to junk yard for cylindar head still no gasket...new parts not in parts books they have up to 96, but not 96...al's machine shop in belleville, il. Stated there had been at least 60 heads replaced in the area.consequently we have a car that hasn't been in operatio since October, this is 11/12/98

- Bellevle, IL, USA

problem #8

Nov 011998

Neon

  • miles
Would like to know if this is a manufacturers faulty part. The Neon is only 2 to 3 years old and should not have a blown head gasket! reguarly give tune ups, so not entirely sure why the car already has a blown head gasket.

- Littleton, CO, USA

problem #7

Nov 091997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Gauges on the panel fail intermittently.

- State Coll, PA, USA

problem #6

Apr 031998

Neon

  • miles
Instrument panel failed 500 miles after the warranty expired. Odometer, speedometer, tripometer, fuel gauge and all the warning lights stopped working. The speedometer will then reset itself and then work for a few miles, then quit.

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #5

Dec 091997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
Water coming in from dash which causes the water to leak from the floorboard. This defect happens only when it is raining. Dealer has torn out dash, cannot figure out where the water is coming from. Also, airbags' screws are loosening which causes them to make noises.

- Covington, TN, USA

problem #4

Jun 301997

(reported on)

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Check engine light/oil lights comes on.

- Covington, TN, USA

problem #3

Jul 011997

Neon

  • miles
Engine warning light continually comes on. She has had her vehicle in for service on the engine light before.

- Woodbridge, VA, USA

problem #2

Jun 171997

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
While driving all gauges were reading "0" and did not work no matter how fast /slow vehicle was going.

- Ashburn, VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 131997

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driving on the expressway without warning the vehicle die out. Restarted the vehicle 5 to 10 minutes later and the check engine light came on. Experienced problem 4 times before and the problem has not been remedied.

- Chicago, IL, USA