1995 Dodge Neon Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1995 Dodge Neon based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
The radiator cooling fan may fail to turn on resulting in an engine overheating condition, or The fan may not turn off once it is on. Chrysler has released a service bulletin to address this issue. The repair involves install a jumper wire harness and new cooling fan relay.
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.
The fuel level sensors can wear out causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings.
Cars without ABS suffer master cylinder failure. The brake pedal will be spongy in feel, the pedal travel will seem excessive, and overall braking performance will be poor.
When a no start condition is caused by a faulty camshaft or crankshaft sensor, related fault codes stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) should not be trusted. Our technicians tell us that under certain conditions a fault code can be stored for the "good" sensor. Care should be taken to properly diagnose this condition.
If there is a water leak into the passenger side of the interior, under the dash panel, it may be the HVAC housing drain is plugged or restricted.
There have been reports of premature head gasket failure; an updated gasket design is available to correct this problem.
The engine may develop misfires when accelerating up a grade or when carrying a heavy load. This can be from carbon tracking that has developed on the spark plugs causing the plug to not fire (misfire). The engine will run roughly and lose power.
Erratic or intermittent windshield wiper operation can be caused by a poor ground connection at the grounding strap.