2005 Dodge Neon Repair and Maintenance

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

2005 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.

Failure in Spark Plug Tube Seals May Cause Misfire and Poor Fuel Economy

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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2005 Dodge Neon Questions

i have a manual transmission...I usually shift gears between 3000-3500RPM's,But here lately after the car is at half-way car temp the govenor or "something" kicks in at 2200 RPM'S (1 answer)

when i finally get to 5th gear and reach the 2200RPM mark it doesnt let me accelerate at all its like a govenor kicks in n i Have to pull over n shut it off till it cools down then its fine....What could be the problem n how much to fix??

yea i just bought a 2005 dodge neon.welleverything was good on it but 2 days later the check engine came on so i took it back and dude put a computer on it he said its a power stearing relay and im not the good on cars but maybe you can hepl (1 answer)

my coolant keeps getting low to the bottom and the gage is going up on high (2 answers)

I keep refilling the coolant but after about a week it drops to nothing and the gage goes up to High, It last only about a week, I've had and engine overhaul already 3 months ago.

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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 have a low compression on #2 engine cylinder. If you have water coming in your car it's from your rear tail lights! The gaskets are made of form not rubber 2" thick??? The cheap way to fix it,, is with making tape and tube of clear 100% silicone calking. Go around the outside of the tail lights, it will last for years. I have 180,000 miles, real nice car. You can get big cars now with 30 m...

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