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NHTSA — Steering: Hydraulic Power Assist System Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Plymouth Neon steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Plymouth Neon Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 222001


  • miles


Power steering would lock up intermittently when driving over a water puddle. Also, vehicle experienced problem with oil leakages due to a head gasket failure. When appying brakes pedal would go to floor, and caused extended stopping distance. Dealer was notified, and informed consumer that none of the problems were covered under a recall, and vehicle was out of its warranty. Feel free to provide any further details on this matter.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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