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

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problem #8

Nov 031999

(reported on)


  • miles
Whenever drivings vehicle under wet conditions the power steering will stop working, when turning the wheel, it doesn't return as it should. After drying it will begin working correctly. The dealer has been contacted.

- Oakdale, CT, USA

problem #7

May 131996


  • miles
In may my steering column was replaced. It was again looked at in November of 1996. Now, my steering column has once again failed. It takes 10 turns of my wheel to turn from one extreme to the other. Also, my head gasket, at 45000 miles started to leak. This shouldn't happen to a car 3 years old.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #6

Mar 171999


  • miles
I have had my car in for repair 4 times in 3 yrs. First the spark plugs were bad, had to be replace. Second the wires melted together in my steering wheel column, 4rd the fueld sensor went out in fuel pump had to have the fuel pump replaced. Ask warrenty company what most common problem with the Dodge Neon was they said the head gasket blowing, now I guess it's my turn for that I took to dealer today for oil leak, they said head gasket blown, need to tear down engine to make sure nothing else is bad ( cracked block / head) seems like an awful lot of problems for a car that's not that old and has been maintained, very dissapointed in vehicle

- Georgetown, IN, USA

problem #5

Nov 051998


  • miles
When driving at 20 mph the steering wheel was coming off the steering column, causing thevehicle to pull over and bring the vehicle to a stop.

- Adrian, MO, USA

problem #4

Oct 121998


  • miles
Going 30mph when the steering wheel had no response. Had heard a pop. Had vehicle towed. Mechanic could not locate problem. Too many broken parts.

- Ansonia, CT, USA

problem #3

Aug 161998


  • miles
Consumer was involved in a rea rend collision, seat belt failed to wotk properly and driver's head hit steering wheel, and is currently suffering from2 herniated discs. 3 year daughter wa sina car seat in the rear. Car seat moved out of place because seat belt failed to work properly. Also, when making any left or right turns steering column sounds a sif it is going to pop out.

- Staten Isl, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 041996


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Could steer to left but could not get up the ravine, tried to turn right to avoid a utility pole ahead but steering wheel would not turn right, couldn't get back to the ravine, attempted to turn right, steering wheel locked up and vehicle went into a utility pole, resulting in an injury.

- Syracuse, NY, USA

problem #1

May 231996


  • miles
Steering wheel lock up on highway.

- Landover, MD, USA