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2004 Dodge Neon Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2004 Dodge Neon owner complaints.

Most Common 2004 Dodge Neon Problems

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
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.
An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.
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0 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Brakes Problems

2 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Drive Train Problems

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.
The ignition key may become difficult to remove on models with a tilt steering wheel. Make sure the gear shift lever is in "Park" and sometimes placing the steering wheel in the lowest position hel...

2 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Electrical & Lights Problems

The fuel level sensors can wear out causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings.
Problems with the remote starter accessory may be fixed by replacing the hood switch for the remote starter. The vehicle will typically chirp the horn and not start, or it will chirp the horn, star...

2 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Engine Problems

An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.
SRT-4 The engine may stumble occasionally during wide-open-throttle acceleration (full throttle). This may not occur frequently enough to set a Check Engine (MIL) light. The spark plugs (spark plug...

0 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
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.

0 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Maintenance Problems

3 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Miscellaneous Problems

The sunroof may open only to the vent position and close, or it may open to the vent position and get stuck. This may occur after the sunroof was operated at high freeway speeds, which applies exce...
The interior lights may stay on or flicker intermittently if the door jamb switches are out of adjustment. The switches may require replacement because they are self-adjusting.

1 Known 2004 Dodge Neon Suspension & Steering Problem

A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised parts in the column (requires removal of the steering column).

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Known 2004 Dodge Neon Problems & Complaints

The ignition key may become difficult to remove on models with a tilt steering wheel. Make sure the gear shift lever is in "Park" and sometimes placing the steering wheel in the lowest position hel...
SRT-4 The engine may stumble occasionally during wide-open-throttle acceleration (full throttle). This may not occur frequently enough to set a Check Engine (MIL) light. The spark plugs (spark plug...
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
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.
An engine Oil leak may develop at the cam sensor o-ring seal. Our technicians tell us this is often misdiagnosed as an external head gasket leak.
The fuel level sensors can wear out causing erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings.
The interior lights may stay on or flicker intermittently if the door jamb switches are out of adjustment. The switches may require replacement because they are self-adjusting.
A click heard when turning the steering wheel may be solved by aligning the steering column or installing revised parts in the column (requires removal of the steering column).
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.
Problems with the remote starter accessory may be fixed by replacing the hood switch for the remote starter. The vehicle will typically chirp the horn and not start, or it will chirp the horn, star...
The sunroof may open only to the vent position and close, or it may open to the vent position and get stuck. This may occur after the sunroof was operated at high freeway speeds, which applies exce...
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