really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
42,400 miles

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problem #5

Dec 262011


  • 129,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Dodge Neon. The contact stated that while attempting to stop the vehicle, the anti-lock braking system failed and caused her to crash into the rear of another vehicle. The seat belts did not properly restrain and the air bags did not deploy. The contact and a passenger were reported injured and transported to the hospital via ambulance. The police were notified and a police report was filed. The vehicle was severely damaged and towed to the contact's residence. The manufacturer was notified of the failure who advised that there was an open recall on the vehicle for the brakes (NHTSA campaign id number: 01V154000-service brakes, hydraulic: Power assist: Vacuum) but not for the seat belt and air bags. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 129,000.

- Kincaid, WV, USA

problem #4

Oct 152003


  • Manual transmission
  • 44,000 miles
Bought car from father in law, he bought the car new. He had no problems with it.soon after I bought from him in 2000(it was still new!),power windows quit working then started working again.cruise control went out, still dont work. Front end crash 2003 may, $4783.45 in damage, air bag did not deploy at 40mph !!! I had car repaired by non Chrysler garage as per advice of erie insurance co. Erie wont cover because they say its Chrysler's problem, Chrysler says its my problem because work was done at non daimler Chrysler garage and they were rude and hung up on me! erie told me to have diagnostic check done on it becuz in Aug 03 the air bag lite started to come on and horn wont work. I had the check done and they said clockspring needs replaced. Not erie or Chrysler will fix.

- Fredericksburg, VA, USA

problem #3

Aug 292003


  • 39,000 miles
When braking at low speeds and without warning consumer would hear a loud noise coming from the brakes.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 172003

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes squeak usually in the morning, dealer mentioned surface rust on drums and rotors, advised to set parking brake each evening. Right rear door leaks.

- Hagerstown, IN, USA

problem #1

Nov 212002

(reported on)


  • miles
Brake squealing and moaning when are applied. Dealer has been changed front pad and rotors.ts

- Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA