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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Plymouth Neon

1996 Plymouth Neon

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1996 Plymouth Neon Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

When the trunk lid weatherstrip (seal) is worn, the lid may rattle, water may leak into the trunk, or dust may get into the trunk. After installing a new trunk lid (deck lid) weatherstrip, be sure to adjust the trunk slam bumpers so the power trunk latch opens the trunk on the first attempt.

Engine -- Verified

There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.

Engine -- Verified

An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.

1996 Plymouth Neon Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, June 10, 1996

Summary: THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER CAN LEAK BRAKE FLUID DUE TO A DAMAGED DOUBLE LIP REAR PISTON SEAL.

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Electrical & Lights, March 17, 1996

Summary: AN ENGINE WIRING HARNESS CAN SHORT CIRCUIT DUE TO CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION TUBE..

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1996 Plymouth Neon Questions and Answers

linwin941, 1996 Plymouth Neon, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC, Louisville, KY

My instrument cluster is malfunctioning, and actually is a litle haywire. What could be causing this problem and how to fix it?

KKnox60, 1996 Plymouth Neon, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC, Westmoreland City, PA

I was told my rear struts are leaking. Car rides fine, no noise, excessive bouncing, etc. Before I put any money into something I may not need ( with the bad economy, everyone is out for a quick bu...

ods2272, 1996 Plymouth Neon, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC, Philadelphia, PA

Why do my windshield wipers just stop working? I was told it is a relay switch but I can't find one. I checked under the hood but there isn't one there.

Visitor, 1996 Plymouth Neon, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, DOHC, Rockford, IL

2 days ago while driving on the interstate at 70mph WITH cruise control ON and alot of rain when the car suddenly decelerated as if I had turned the cruise control off. We were near an Oasis so we ...

tonahaney, 1996 Plymouth Neon, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, SOHC, Turlock, CA

Ok I have a 5 speed manual trans. It has been lugging out as i shift from first gear if i push the clutch back in it fixes what is causing the lug what should i do?

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