2000 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Dodge Neon
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2000 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.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
2000 Dodge Neon Questionscheck engine light came on, tried the on-off-on to get code, (1 answer)
Instead of engine light flashing, I got 5 "beeps". What does that mean?
How can I tell if my 2001 dodge neon has a standard 4cyl. 2.0l SFI SOHC or a 4cyl. 2.0l SFI SOHC HO. So I need to know if the engine is a high output or not. How can I tell?
2000 Dodge Neon RecallsDodge Recalls 2000-2001 Neons Due to Loose Brake Hose
In the presence of oil and heat, the brake booster vacuum hose could swell and loosen from the intake manifold. This could cause a loss of power brake assist and an increase in engine idle speed. Dealers will replace the brake booster vacuum hose.
The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.