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 ProblemsEngine 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.
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.
If the screws holding the case of the powertrain control module (PCM) are not tight, the tachometer may fluctuate or bounce from 300 to 1000 RPM while driving at a steady speed.
1998 Dodge Neon QuestionsJust 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 ?
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!