pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
99,717 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
  2. replace cluster (1 reports)
  3. supposedly it's a fuse under the dash (1 reports)
2002 Dodge Neon accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2002 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #6

Apr 202016

Neon LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles


any time the engine is running all the insturments including the speedometer are inoperable. changed all the fuses and relays(costly) no fix.

- , Los Lunas, NM, USA

problem #5

Sep 192012

Neon SXT 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 229,300 miles

Had to have a jump start on the car after having front end work done on car. After jump the gauges for speed and rpm went out. they try and go in reverse direction. very hard to know how fast you are going!

- , Conneaut, OH, USA

problem #4

Jun 102008

Neon SXT

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

The Speedo, Odo, etc. cluster does not work at all. you can't read your speed or odometer reading. My wife drives that car and she has gotten used to it but we are trying to sell and no one will buy.

- , Richland, WA, USA

problem #3

Mar 012006


  • Manual transmission
  • 64,000 miles


All of my gauges stopped working on my way home from the dealership I bought it from. They have temporarily fixed the problem at least 4 times. My dashboard has taken a beating from how many times they have had to take it off. The last time they fixed it the gauges stayed working for a while but it seems like every time it rains or its humid out they go out again. No gas gauge, no idea how fast im going, interior lights wont work, the temp gauge... nothing. I've run out of gas, been pulled over, etc. I'm wondering if maybe there's something electrical that isn't covered. If I open up the drivers door and let it air out in nice weather they seem to work again. My friend has the same car and it does the same thing. Can't dodge fix this? It doesn't really seem safe. The car could be overheating and I wouldn't even know it.

- , Reading, VT, USA

problem #2

Sep 262006

(reported on)

Neon SXT

  • 45,000 miles

about 3 months ago my whole dash is out, i cant see how fast im going, i cant see how much gas i have, i cant see my mileage, my car is pitch black at night, i even ran out of gas once because i had no idea how much gas i had. my interior lights dont even work, i took it to a shop and they told me it would be a big pricey job that i cant afford

- , Copiague, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 192006

(reported on)


  • 60,000 miles

the speedometer sticks at zero at random times sometimes it will happen twice in the same day, other times it wont happen for weeks. it's a real pain in the ass. i have a 2 year old and a new born this is a major issue for me it's just not safe to not have a functioning speedometer (this also happens to the heat gauge, so my engine could be overheating and i wouldnt know it) we have had other problems in the past with this car and the dealership just dicked us over so i'm not going back to that bunch of scam artists. supposedly the problem is a fuse of some sort mounted under the dashboard. and of course it part it's self is inexpensive what will cost us is the labor. just when i think this car couldnt get any worse it just keeps on coming. thanks dodge!

- , South Euclid, OH, USA

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