really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,500 miles

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problem #2

Aug 042014

Neon 4-cyl

  • 15,000 miles
Unfortunately I ran into a driver whom was in front of me due to low visibility & bad brakes. My headlights are extremely dull & foggy. Also, whomever own the car before me had the brake vacuum replaced due to recall & ever since I've purchased the car there's been a brake problem. Such as needing a new master cylinder, new propositioning, new brake shoes, and wheel cylinder. I have receipts of all work completed. I have a one year old whom ride along and I'm highly concerned about his safety. I love the car but if it continues I will junk out my car and look to sue Dodge Chrysler and whomever else associated with the making of the vehicle.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #1

Jan 012002

Neon 4-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
As with a multitude of other owners of this vehicle, whenever there is a rain (heavy or light), water leaks into the interior of the car (most likely through the trunk, possibly around the taillight or another hard to diagnose area). The water will fill up the spare tire well and pool there, then move under the back seats and the back seat floors where again the water pools and soaks into the lining/cushions/interior. All of this water causes both structural damage to the body of the car (rust and other issues), produces mildew and mold in the interior of the vehicle (a potential health hazard), and creates highly humid and moist environment inside the car. The leak and water have also affected the reverse/backup lighting (another hazard) and rusted parts of the spare tire well. In addition the high humidity results in interior windows being not just fogged but having a worrisome amount of condensation that must be removed before driving safely. Numerous attempts have been made to "seal" the leak in the trunk to no avail. A quick internet search for this problems reveals hundreds and hundreds of people with the exact same issue of the leak. Dodge has never addressed this issue with consumers.

- Olympia, WA, USA