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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
13 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,154 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Dodge Neon seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2002 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #13

Jul 032011

Neon

  • 110,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My daughter was hit from behind in a 2002 Dodge Neon her air bags never deployed why"was there ever a recall"

- Wilkes Barre, PA, USA

problem #12

May 032006

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,900 miles
I had a car wreck on May 3 @ 5pm the point of impact was around 25-30 mph. My airbag didn't deploy and do to that I was thrown into my windshield which I cracked it. I had to go to the doctor for my injuries. I am only 4 foot tall and I sit too close to my steering wheel to begin with and in away I am glad that it didn't go off. But if I had a passenger with me they could of been hurt too. I also need to know how I can get a switch put in to turn my bags on and off.

- Wimberley, TX, USA

problem #11

Dec 132004

Neon

  • 60,000 miles
While T-boning a vehicle consumer's front air bag did not deploy. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Warren, OH, USA

problem #10

Feb 132004

Neon

  • 17,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving 35 mph vehicle was involved in a frontal collision. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy. Dealership was notified, but was not able to resolve the problem.

- Kettering, OH, USA

problem #9

Feb 132004

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,500 miles
While driving 35 mph vehicle was involved in a a head on crash. Upon impact, air bags did not deploy.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #8

Aug 252003

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While the vehicle was stopped at a traffic light, the vehicle was hit from behind causing the vehicle to spin around and hit another vehicle. The front air bags did not deploy. The driver received injuries to the chest and head area.

- Barstow, CA, USA

problem #7

Apr 242003

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,900 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The vehicle was involved in a frontal collision and the air bags did not deploy.

- Newport News, VA, USA

problem #6

Mar 122003

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,700 miles
The vehicle was involved in a frontal collision, and the air bags failed to deploy. The accident resulted in a total loss. Scc

- Keokuk, IA, USA

problem #5

Dec 232002

Neon

  • miles
Vehicle was involved in a front panel collision on the driver side and neither air bag deployed. Dealer and the manufacturer has not been notified at this time. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Gary, IN, USA

problem #4

Oct 022002

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states that she was involved in a front passenger side collision at approx 40-45mph. Both passenger and driver air bags did not deploy.

- Graff Valley, CA, USA

problem #3

Aug 102002

Neon

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While trveling at 40 miles down hill consumer was blinded by the sun, and hit another driver on front side. None of airbags deployed.

- Richmond, VA, USA

problem #2

Mar 212002

Neon

  • miles
Was involved in an accident where I drove into the back of a car going 35 mph and neither of the front air bags deployed. I am concerned in that this car was bought for my daughters, and had they been driving it might have been a different story.

- Gambrills, MD, USA

problem #1

Jan 082002

Neon

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driver and passenger side airbags failed to deploy during a fourty-five mile per hour front end collision. Dealer has been contacted. During the accident the consumer tried to stop with brakes but his tires locked up.

- Coalbolt, PA, USA

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