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4.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,572 miles

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2002 Dodge Neon suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #6

Jun 282010

Neon 4-cyl

  • miles

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

Had a vehicle inspected and was rejected, sent back to dealer, they took to another inspection station and put a passing sticker on the vehicle. It failed for fog lights, E brake and front suspension. They fixed the first two and that was it. I've had the car a little over two days or so and the check engine light is on and the front suspension is still not fixed. The vehicle rides rough and shakes and makes noises when going over 50 mph. I'm afraid for my safety when driving this vehicle and I have a child to Transport in this vehicle.

- Fall River, MA, USA

problem #5

Dec 292009

Neon

  • 101,000 miles
Have a 2002 Dodge Neon with a little more than 101,000 miles on it. Brought car in for service and was told by the service manager that the control arm bushings are pushed right through the front sub frame and if they let go this can cause a serious crash this is a serious safety issue and that the car should be recalled.because the sub frame of this type of vehicle should not be gone alreadyand Chrysler don't want to admit that they are using cheap stuff in these types of cars. And if you keep driving the vehicle the worse it will get and other stuff will happen like the alternator will let go and have to be replaced. Seeing car is unsafe to drive it is sitting in my driveway.

- Lowell, MA, USA

problem #4

Apr 202003

Neon 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 7,100 miles
Vibration in front suspension and dealer is unable to locate source and continues to stall in replacing this vehicle that has been in the service department more than it has been driven.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 102002

Neon

  • 8 miles

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

While driving the vehicle would pull to the right. The dealership realigned the vehicle but the problem still exist.

- Tall Timbers, MD, USA

problem #2

Feb 072002

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,326 miles
I have taken my vehicle in twice for a vibration in the steering wheel and the vehicle would pulled to the left. The first time I brought it in they said it was due to tire wear and they replaced the tire free of cost. I took the car in about five months later because it was still doing the same thing this time they said it was normal tire wear and they nothing about it.

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #1

Jan 012002

Neon

  • miles
(1) the vehicle drifts to the right at speed (2) the vehicle pulls to the right on acceleration from a stop-the steering wheel actually moves to the right as does the vehicle if you don't prevent it from veering off the road (3) the whole car wobbles from side to side at low speed-the sensation is like there is an egg shaped tire (4) tailpipe misaligned and melted portion of rear bumper. (dot number: M6mf tiresize: P185/60R15)

- Austin, TX, USA

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