My immediate issue is it eats up 3 quarts of oil per month. I don't see much smoke coming out of the exhaust, only if it idles like waiting to pick up daughter. I see a tiny drip by the oil pan. Is it ok to use that stop leak you add to your oil? It has a lot of miles so do not want to put too much money into it but it looks like new. SO, my question is, should I replace the oil pan,which I am not a mechanic and never done anything like this, or would it hurt anything just to add 2-3 quarts of oil per month? Oh, I have same issue as others with the water leaks in the rear floorboard and trunk and have used silicon which helped for a bit but always comes back. Ty for any help and advice and if there is a recall on the water leak problem. -Phil
Hi, I have a 2000 Neon. It has 256,000+ miles and runs great. My immediate issue on 1995 Dodge Neon
by scarcocks in Taylors, SC on November 05, 2012
ANSWER by Herb Ackside on November 05, 2012
With that age, mileage and water leaks your car is not worth spending much money on. I would just keep checking and adding oil as needed. Save your money so you can use it as a down payment on the vehicle I see in your future.