1998 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Dodge Neon

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1998 Dodge Neon Problems

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.

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...

Engine Misfire Due to Oil in Spark Plug Tubes

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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1998 Dodge Neon Questions

Just replace Crank position sensor on 98 neon and it did not fix prob. (1 answer)

it still hesitates and dies . Fixed this prob. once before two years ago with new crank position sensor and cam sensor and was fixed. Can I clean the cam sensor or do I need to buy a new one ?

slow and nocking acceleration when quickly puching accelerator (1 answer)

why is my neon overheating?could it be raidtor i just replace? universal rad.? (1 answer)

i bought a univerail raidtor,it could be use either automactic or stickshift! Now the hose don't seem to fit and it blows cold air in and it overheats and then the car turns off!

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1998 Dodge Neon Recalls

Recall 99V001000

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1998 Dodge Neon Reviews

My car has always been reliable...up to the now 88,000 miles. Only two major issues have been...since a wreck in front end many years back...(not my fault; repaired)...the A/C was NEVER fixed right..by THREE different garages. So now I have NO A/C...and the SUMMERS KEEP GETTING HOTTER..MAKES ME REALLY ANGRY. Also...since 2009...the bottom side boards keep re-rusting; I had them redone twic...
Have a 1998 neon with double overhead cam engine, the fans don't want to work, have done everyting that we can think to do, also engine check lite, won't go out no fault found
Have a 98 neon w/ 55,000 miles on it. Recently ive been getting lousy gas mileage and the engine is backfiring but it seems to backfire from front of engine.Chkd plugs and are fine. Put diagnostic on it and code 150 ? came up. Does anyone have any advice as to what is problem? Thank you. Cresh.

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