2001 Plymouth Neon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Plymouth Neon
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2001 Plymouth Neon ProblemsBrake Pedal Hard Due to Damaged Vacuum Hose to Booster
There was a recall to replace the vacuum hose for the brake booster. In the presence of oil, the original hose could swell and become disconnected. The brakes would function but power assist would be lost and the pedal would feel very hard.
If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before replacing the leak detection pump. Contamination (carbon or debris) in the pump can cause failure and any hoses should be cleared before a new pump is installed.
2001 Plymouth Neon QuestionsMy tail lights will not work why is that (1 answer)
My hazard lights, my turn signal, and my reverse lights work
2001 Plymouth Neon RecallsDodge Recalls 2000-2001 Neons Due to Loose Brake Hose
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.