2000 Plymouth Neon Questions
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I replaced a heater core on a 2000 plymouth neon. And now the windshield wipers are not working. I first checked the fuse which was not blown. Then I ran a wire to the positive and negative wire on the wiper motor. And the wipers came on with no problem. Next I replaced the wiper switch inwhich the wipers did not come on. So I replaced the wiper module and yet the wipers did not work. So I just want to get these things fixed as fast as possible. Please help me as soon as possible. Thanks.
It happens if in motion or idling
When I bought the car it wouldn't open. It is locked and won't open. The handle doesn't stick it is just the lock that won't allow the car to open. Is there a way that I can get it open myself?
When I take off on a incline my car stutters but if I push in the clutch and let it back out it usually takes off with no problem. It also stutters when I down shift to go over speed bumps and take off again in second gear. The transmission is in great shape. I had the transmission checked when I bought the car last week. Also my odometer will flash from my mileage and say fuse and the car beeps as it says fuse.
I already know the starter was bad because I got it tested. It has already been removed now that I have the part I just need to get it on.
how can i override the anti theft system or diable it
Heard a pop/thump once every week or 2. When the pop/thump happens, it is during acceleration. A few days ago the check engine light popped on after the car started to sputter along when accelerating and it started to do the poo/thump sound on and off, no specific pattern while in drive and with gas pedal down. This evening, I had my husband put e brake on to be safe, put car in drive while also pressing down the brake pedal, at the same time I had him accelerate while I watched and listened for the location of the pop/thump. It did it and it actually caused the intake hose, (the black rubbery accordion like hose) to move during the loud backfiring pop. What can cause backfire in the intake along with sputtering during acceleration? Fine when it is in park. Please help. Only during acceleration.
I noticed a pop/thump a few months ago out of the clear blue. It made the car hesitate to go for that split second it made the noise. I could feel it under my feet as well. It continued to do this once a day but only like every few days or once a week or so. Last week, out of no where it started to do the thump/pop like crazy and is still doing it. Check engine light came on. Took it to Auto Zone, they said a misfire in #2 and #3. Coolant reservoir keeps coming up empty, had oil down insode spark plug #1, oil level keeps showing empty on dipstick too quick. Replaced head gasket assuming it was blown in between #2 and #3. Still having the same thumping/pop during acceleration. Fine in park, starts great. Engine mounts r bad but this sounds more like a backfire/misfire but in the front of the car. Any help is appreciated. Very lost.
Recently had the cylinder head replaced on my 2000 Plymouth Neon. Asked him to take a look at the timing belt while he was in there to save on labor costs and I was at 100,000 miles. When I picked up the car he told me that they did replace the timing belt.
Two weeks later I was driving my car in a town 1.5 hrs away and my car died on me in the middle of the street and would not restart. AAA towed my car to a nearby shop. I called the first shop in the morning and told them my car had died and was at another shop and told them I was going to have the new shop identify the issue. The new shop called me back to tell me that my timing belt was wedged under the camshaft pulley.
The original shop has had the car towed up to them and they are being very careful not to accept blame saying "We'll have to get in there and determine what caused the problem." Phrases like this make me worried that they are going to be anxious to try to find a way to not assume responsibility for the timing belt issue.
I'm just trying to get a feel as to whether anyone believes it's possible that the shop could find away to not assume the responsibility and claim that the work they did was not a contributing factor to the timing belt issue.
Spark plug in cylinder 2 came out after putting it back in two years ago. Took it into a shop to just have all the cables and plugs replaced. Went back and the engine is running rough. Mechanic told me it isn't holding compression due to the threading on cylinder two and head needs to be replaced ($1200). I ran it by another shop and they pulled P0302 error code since my check engine light is now coming on. This morning the check engine light was not on and the car is still running a little rough, although not as bad as yesterday. Should I still consider replacing the head?
it started as the car saying the door was open when it wasnt now the lights constantly stay on
had one of my oil rings blow out on me. Do i need a lot of equipment or anything like that? Some kind of compressor?
This happens mostly at the start of the day. Cold or moisture may make it worse- not sure. Happens 3 out of 10 starts early, then OK rest of the day.
Changed the battery, the Starter, Swapped the A/C relay and the starter relay in the fuse panel, to check for bad relay - no change. Playing with Shift seems to have no effect.
2000 Neon shuts down, the check engine light does not come on. I know when it's going to start, when I push the gas peddle and it goes to the floor then will kick in for a few feet. It is showing no diagnostic codes. It happens after about 25-30 miles of driving.