2002 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Dodge Neon

2002 Dodge Neon Problems

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...

Cleaner/Disinfectant Issued to Address Musty Odor in AC System

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Clicking or Popping From Front of Vehicle While Accelerating

A clicking or popping sound from the front of the vehicle (left or right side) while accelerating from a stop may be fixed by installing a rubber gasket on the axle shaft.

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2002 Dodge Neon Questions

how much time to change head gasket (1 answer)

I am having issues getting my 2002 neon 2.0 sohc to stay running after changing (1 answer)

I am having issues getting my 2002 neon 2.0 sohc to stay running after changing the cylinder head. if I unplug the camshaft positioning sensor the car will start. it dies as soon as I plug it in. I went and bought a new one and it does the same thing. is it possible they gave me a 2003 cylinder h...

My 2002 Dodge I went to start it and turned the key over and it has no power what could be tha problem I'm having (1 answer)

I already replaced the battery

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2002 Dodge Neon Reviews

We just hit 325,000 miles, care gets 34 mpg on the highway (86 miles each way to work). At 200,000 we replaced the struts, at 275,000 or so the timing belt went out; 3 days before the appointment to replace it. Next week we are taking it in and having the rear main seal and the clutch replaced. I paid $10,700 for it brand-new-no complaints at all!
I recently bought a neon from my daughter,her husband paid 1200$for it used.They took it to the beach where it over heated in traffic .When the "mechanic"looked at it,he told them it needed a headgasket and told them it would be 1400$to fix it!I'm not a mechanic ,i'm a carpenter but i gave them 400$ for the car and i replaced the thermostat housing unit and poured in a can of Blue Devil 55$ tot...
wife's car for work. O2 sensor problems and computer problems at 80K miles. Other than that it holds up well.

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