8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$55.00
Average Mileage:
49,220 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace both outer tie rod ends (1 reports)
2004 Dodge Neon steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 062010

Neon SXT 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,220 miles

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

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bad outer tie rod end

Just got this car for my 16 year old daughter.I knew it had a bad tie rod end when I bought it,but want to make people aware of this safety problem.Dodge owners need to check to see if they have the poorly designed outer tie rod ends. If you do,you should replace them,or put silicone or grease in the slot that the rack adjustment link threads into.If not,water WILL get into the outer's ball and socket area, from the underside,wearing it out prematurely.If this part breaks,you will be in for a hell of a ride! Hope the pic posted.Junk original-left...New $25 part-right. If your car is drifting to the right or left,then the damage is done.

- , Grove City, OH, USA

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