1997 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Dodge Neon

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1997 Dodge Neon Problems

Oil Leak May Develop at Cam Sensor O-Ring

An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.

Check Engine Light Due to Pinched Leak Detection Pump Vacuum Lines

If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before replacing the leak detection pump. Contamination (carbon or debris) in the pump can cause failure and any hoses should be cleared before a new pump is installed.

Engine May Overheat Due to Cooling Fan Not Turning On

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.

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1997 Dodge Neon Questions

horn does not work nor does the cruise (1 answer)

I have checked fuses and all good now I am thinking it is the clock spring am I on the right track

1997 neon stalls randomly (1 answer)

We have replaced: cam and crank shaft sensors, fuel pump, new battery and spark plugs and wires. It will stall at random also the check engine light comes on when hooked up to odbII reader it states random misfire on all 4 cylinders. I can drive when its 60 degrees or colder and it don't seem...

how to replace front main seal. and what steps to take, on a 98 dodge neon 200 (1 answer)

what steps to repair a 98 dodge neon 200 to replace the front crankshaft seal

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1997 Dodge Neon Recalls

Chrysler Recalls 1997 Models Because the Air Bag May Deploy Without Warning

Chrysler is recalling certain 1997 Dodge Dakota, Neon, and Viper; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler; and Plymouth Neon models because the air bag may deploy without warning when the ignition switch is turned off. Unexpected air bag deployment can result in occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module.

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1997 Dodge Neon Reviews

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bought this car brand new for wife she loves it but is get old and worn down it has over 200k miles on it need to get around and do some work on it but it has been a great car the only problem is that it is black gets really hot inside when sun is out

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