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Dodge Neon Clicking or Popping From Front of Vehicle While Accelerating

Dodge Neon Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Drive Trains Affected: Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission

Average Mileage: 106,316 mi (53,000 mi - 210,500 mi)


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.

  • ohno, , 53,000 mi

    Vehicle makes popping, straining, squeaking sound... seems like it's coming from dashboard/front of car.

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  • Chris104, , Automatic Transmission, 54,000 mi

    I get a slight clunk noice when starting forward and upon braking. Someimes I can feel it through the brake pedal. Not a major noise but worrisome. Car runs fine otherwise.

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  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    Same problem area. Clunk/pop noises when starting forward or braking.

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  • Visitor, , Manual Transmission, 160,000 mi

    Makes a popping noise while accelerating on freeway / freeway speeds. Does not occur frequently seems to just happen randomly from time to time

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  • Visitor, , 115,000 mi

    Popping noise when braking and accelerating just started

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  • Visitor, , 90,000 mi

    when I excelerate at times not every time but some times I get a quick pop sound just 1 pop then it stops !

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