really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
131,500 miles

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2004 Dodge Neon brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Dodge Neon Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 072016


  • 185,000 miles


Running lights stopped working (on a city street), when repaired, was due to a wire in the multifunction switch burning out and melting the casing of the mfs

- Morristown, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 082012


  • 78,000 miles
My husband was driving home from work and he got to the driveway where we live and his back drivers side wheel locked up. We took it to a shop here in ruthven and they tried to fix it. We later had to take it to a dealer in spencer Iowa. Asher motors. It need a break kit because for some reason it had come apart and the spring was missing. And something to do with the E-brake now yesterday the same thing happened to the passengers side. I was reading up on the others that have a problem with recalls on there breaks and think the 2004 should also be looked at. I have talked with other Neon owners and they to have had similar problems. I called Dodge and they said they can look up recalls and my car has not had that problem but we can save our records and if it is a recall then we can file to be re paid back. Idk what all is involved in getting or even having a recall looked into but thought this was a good start.

- Ruthven, IA, USA

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