1996 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Dodge Neon

1996 Dodge Neon Problems

Flooding in trunk and floor boards

The trunk seems to fill with water when it rains or you wash ir, then runs under the back seat and floods the floor boards, front and back, this causes mold, mildew and rust, not to mention oder. the problem is water leaks in around the tail light seals and bolts also around the seal of the trunk. Chrysler is aware of this problem but no recalls and they wont correct it. It is a manufactureers defect. a little silicone around the tail light s...

Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Failure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy

Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.

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1996 Dodge Neon Questions

no power to the fuel tank. replaced pump. keep blowing 20 amp fuses. (1 answer)

i replaced the fuel pump. there must be a short before the pump. but where? any ideas? i can follow the green wire with white tracer but not all the way to the pump. i turn key to on position & it always blows the 20 amp fuse. the wires all look good.
thank you

Car dies when I push gas new pump and filter what next 96 neon (1 answer)

Instructions how to Install water pump (3 answers)

Remove and replace

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1996 Dodge Neon Recalls

Recall 96V075000
THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER CAN LEAK BRAKE FLUID DUE TO A DAMAGED DOUBLE LIP REAR PISTON SEAL.
Recall 96V026000
AN ENGINE WIRING HARNESS CAN SHORT CIRCUIT DUE TO CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION TUBE..

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1996 Dodge Neon Reviews

Bought it from a dealer in 2007 for $1500.00 certified and e-tested. Drove it every day. No problems. Passed e-test in 2009. I'l keep it for another 2 years.

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