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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,213 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 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #3

May 132013

Neon

  • miles

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

Where to start! steering wheel shakes bad when idling and had to replace the entire computer! there seems to be the same complaints with these cars without any action from Chrysler. We have had to replace the front control arm bushings twice in 6 months in my daughters car, there is water leaking into the backseat from somewhere, stuttering when going up hills or over 50 mph; blown out struts, replaced radiator; eats oil..........why isn't Chrysler held responsible for these problems. Check the internet........there are thousands of the same complaints! it has cost me over 2500 in repairs in 8 months!

- Youngstown, NY, USA

problem #2

Nov 162006

Neon 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 66,640 miles
: the contact stated while driving 45 mph on normal rural roads, the vehicle unexpectedly veered to the left hitting a school bus and banking off the road. The driver side wheel snapped off the axel causing a loss of steering control. There were no warning lights illuminated prior the incident. There was a police report taken and no injuries were sustained. Prior to the accident, the contact noticed shaking on the front end of the vehicle. It was taken to an independent mechanic, who performed tire balancing and rotation. As the shaking persisted, the manufacturer was contacted, who referred the contact to a dealership. The dealership recommended a complete wheel alignment. The vehicle was taken to another independent mechanic who performed the alignment and the shaking disappeared. The accident occurred a few miles after the vehicle had the alignment performed.

- Petersburg, VA, USA

problem #1

Nov 022001

Neon

  • miles
While driving steering wheel would constantly vibrate. Hard to maintain control of vehicle when vibration happens.

- New York, NY, USA

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