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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,897 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Dodge Neon wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2002 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #5

May 242014

Neon 4-cyl

  • 106,200 miles

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

I bought 4 pirelli P4 P185/60R-15 tires. Less than 6K miles a tire blew out the sidewall. Now at 17K miles another tire has a big bubble on the sidewall. I am taking that back to discount tire for a replacement. I did not hit any potholes and I drive slow. This is scary.

- Avinger, TX, USA

problem #4

Aug 212008

Neon 4-cyl

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Dodge Neon. The vehicle has good ride tires, size P185/60/R15 (na). The contact stated that the tire brand and tire line are unknown. The contact noticed that the two rear tires were out of round. He took the vehicle to a local tire technician, who stated that the tires were produced defectively. The tires have not yet been replaced. The failure mileage was 120,000 and current mileage was 128,000. Updated 6/4/09 the consumer stated the tire was repplaced. The second tire developed a big knot on the sidwall and repair shop replaced it, due to the consumer having road hazard insurance. Soon after the tire, the replaced developed aknot on it as well. Again the tire was replaced. Updated 06/09/0

- Moores Hill, IN, USA

problem #3

May 212003

Neon

  • 13,284 miles
Vehicle's tire had flat spots meaning the belt must be broken inside.

- Burgettstown, PA, USA

problem #2

Sep 102002

(reported on)

Neon

  • miles
This vehicle was purchased "new" with all seasonal tires, P18560R15. This vehicle can only use snow or studded tires if owner purchases 4 more new tires with different size, P18565R15. That would be the only way that owner can have snow tires. It is not available by tire size that was purchased with vehicle. Manufacturer was contacted to see if resolution would be given, but no further assistance was given.

- Broomfield, CO, 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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