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Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Dodge Neon recalls

 

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Brakes, July 2, 2001

RepairPal Expert Overview:

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.

For Models: Dodge Neon

Body, Interior & Misc., February 14, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH 15" WHEELS, EQUIPPED WITH AN R/T PACKAGE. CERTAIN VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH AN INCORRECT TIRE PLACARD. THE VEHICLES WERE EQUIPPED WITH P195/50R16 TIRES BUT THE TIRE PLACARD INDICATED THAT THE RECOMMENDED TIRE SIZES WERE P185/65R14 AND P185/65R15. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."

For Models: Dodge Neon

Electrical & Lights, December 27, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. STARTER ASSEMBLIES WERE BUILT WITH SUSPECT PLASTIC TERMINAL BLOCKS WHICH COULD DEVELOP STRESS CRACKS SUBSEQUENT TO THEIR INSTALLATION ONTO THE BODY OF THE STARTER. SEPARATION OF THE TERMINAL BLOCK FROM THE STARTER BODY COULD POTENTIALLY ALLOW THE UN-FUSED POSITIVE TERMINAL TO COME INTO CONTACT WITH AN ADJACENT SURFACE, PROVIDING A PATH TO GROUND.

For Models: Dodge Neon

Body, Interior & Misc., December 14, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE SPORT APPEARANCE PACKAGE FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." CERTAIN VEHICLES BUILT WITH 16" WHEELS AND TIRES WERE EQUIPPED WITH THE INCORRECT TIRE PLACARD.

For Models: Chrysler 300M, Chrysler Cirrus, Chrysler Concorde, Chrysler LHS, Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Dodge Intrepid, Dodge Neon, Dodge Ram 1500, Dodge Ram 2500, Dodge Stratus, Dodge Viper, Jeep Cherokee, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, Plymouth Breeze, Plymouth Neon, Plymouth Prowler

Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

RepairPal Expert Overview:

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.

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Drive Train, August 21, 2000

Summary: 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.

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Suspension & Steering, May 31, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED BETWEEN THE PIVOT TUBE AND THE ARM.

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Body, Interior & Misc., April 5, 1999

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Some frontal passenger side air bags may not inflate correctly. In a crash, an occupant may not be restrained properly, which increases the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the air bag module.

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Body, Interior & Misc., February 2, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE REAR SUSPENSION CROSSMEMBER MAY BE MISSING SPOT WELDS.

For Models: Dodge Neon, Plymouth Neon

Suspension & Steering, November 15, 1997

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STEERING COLUMN COUPLER CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED WHEN THE VEHICLE EXPERIENCES AN UNDERBODY IMPACT.

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