2005 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Dodge Neon

2005 Dodge Neon Problems

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.

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...

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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2005 Dodge Neon Questions

We can't move the shift out of park. We have tried rocking the car, wiggling the steering wheel, wiggle the shifter. Nothing is working.

My 05 neone started to rev by itself yesterday. its at 127,000 miles. I was stopped at a red light when the car decided to fully accelerate as if someone was pressing the gas pedal all the way down. I could have crashed but pulled the e break and the car just burned rubber until i shut it off. Kn...

It rained last night I went through a puddle of water couldn't avoid it a slow speed and parked my car right away, this morning my passenger tire locked up and it wouldn't rotate or turn, was not sure what it was until someone told me my tire was not rotating, now my tire looks a little w...

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2005 Dodge Neon Reviews

I have enjoyed my Neon since I bought it new in 2005. The 2 main complaints I have are that the brakes squeal from time to time and I was told that this is normal; and, when there is a heavy rain water puddles inside the passenger front floor. I was told by the dealer repair manager that this is caused from the tail light seals wearing out. He said that water seeps in and follows a channel i...

2005 Neon SXT Brand new, I'll never buy another DODGE..# 3 cylinder went on engine ( 3 weeks in shop..under powertrain warrenty ) brakes, I paid for them,and shouldn't have at ,tires had to be replaced within a year, AC compressor, and starting sensor all replaced under After Market Warrenty at 100.00 deductible each time, and to top it off the dash started cracking and now has cracked all th...

I've had this car since November 2007 and I've put a good 50k miles on it since I bought it at 42k miles. Just before 80,000 she wouldn't start one morning, had to be towed to my mechanic who couldn't fix it, took it to the dealer and it would up being an issue with the anti theft sensor that receives a signal from the chip in the key, it wasn't recognising it. Saved $800 by having it be covere...

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