Dodge Neon Rough Idle

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What are common reasons my Dodge Neon has a rough idle?

While there are a variety of reasons your Dodge Neon has a rough idle, the most common 3 are a vacuum leak, an issue with the spark plugs, or a problem with the ignition coil.
of the time it's
Vacuum Leak
of the time it's
Spark Plugs
of the time it's
Ignition Coil

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Dodge Neon Rough Idle Repair Symptoms

A failing ignition coil can create several symptoms: Check engine light comes on Engine runs poorly or stall Increased emissions Reduced fuel economy Car won’t start I...Read More
When spark plugs fail, the engine will struggle. The check engine light will come on, and it may appear either solid or flashing. The driver would likely notice one or more of t...Read More