1996 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Dodge Neon
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1996 Dodge Neon ProblemsFailure 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.
When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.
The radiator cooling fan may fail to turn on resulting in an engine overheating condition, or The fan may not turn off once it is on. Chrysler has released a service bulletin to address this issue. The repair involves install a jumper wire harness and new cooling fan relay.
1996 Dodge Neon QuestionsWhy does my car over heat when using the blinkers? (2 answers)
Only overheats when using the blinkers
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.