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2000 Plymouth Neon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Plymouth Neon

2000 Plymouth Neon Problems

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.

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.

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.

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2000 Plymouth Neon Questions

Heard a pop/thump once every week or 2. When the pop/thump happens, it is during acceleration. A few days ago the check engine light popped on after the car started to sputter along when accelerating and it started to do the poo/thump sound on and off, no specific pattern while in drive and with ...

I noticed a pop/thump a few months ago out of the clear blue. It made the car hesitate to go for that split second it made the noise. I could feel it under my feet as well. It continued to do this once a day but only like every few days or once a week or so. Last week, out of no where it started ...

Recently had the cylinder head replaced on my 2000 Plymouth Neon. Asked him to take a look at the timing belt while he was in there to save on labor costs and I was at 100,000 miles. When I picked up the car he told me that they did replace the timing belt.

Two weeks later I was driving my c...

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2000 Plymouth Neon Recalls

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.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. VAPORS FROM THE POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM CAN CONDENSE AND FREEZE INSIDE OF THE THROTTLE BODY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN EXTREMELY COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES.

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2000 Plymouth Neon Reviews

a fine car for around town & short trips. It rides a little rough with more than 2 passengers and you can really feel the drop in performance.

my personal experience with this car is good/bad. i love the steering and the acceleration. i hate the fact that it just dies and i cant diagnose the problem without spending 200 bucks to figure out what is wrong!

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