Dodge Neon Check Engine Light On: Why and What to Do

The check engine is the most common warning light that appears in the Dodge Neon’s instrument cluster.  Well over half of this site’s content is related to solving the various reasons why the check engine light comes on. The good news is that the check engine light indicates that there are Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) … Read more

Dodge Neon Soft Brake Pedal Causes

If your Dodge Neon has a soft brake pedal, it is a sign of a serious brake system issue. It’s usually caused by air entering the system in some way through a leak.  This article covers the six most common causes of a soft brake pedal as well as a solid diagnostic order if you … Read more

Dodge Neon Bad Fuel Mileage: Causes

If you’re filling your car up regularly and still getting crummy mileage, there are a few things that could be to blame. In this post, we’ll explore some of the most common reasons your Dodge Neon is getting bad gas mileage. Before diving in, it’s important to note whether or not your Neon’s check engine … Read more

Dodge Neon Metal Shavings in Oil: Causes

If your Dodge Neon has metal shavings in the oil, it almost always indicates engine damage, but it’s not always easy to tell what is causing the issue. This article will help you figure out what’s going on with your car. Metal shavings accompanied by a knocking sound typically indicate your Neon has spun a … Read more

Dodge Neon RPM Goes Up and Down While Parked: Causes

When your Dodge Neon is in Park, its engine RPM level (revolutions per minute) should stay relatively even. If it doesn’t, there’s likely something wrong with your engine. If your car’s check engine light is on, we’ve provided the most common causes of RPMs going up and down while in Park and the common codes … Read more

Dodge Neon: Symptoms of Bad Shocks or Struts

Shocks and struts typically don’t last for the lifetime of a vehicle, If your Dodge Neon is experiencing poor handling, excessive wear on tires and suspension components, or a jarring noise, it likely has bad shocks or struts. If your Neon is experiencing any steering problems, it’s vital to check your car out immediately, as … Read more

Dodge Neon Tire Pressure Light: Causes + How to Fix

The TPMS light indicates that your Dodge Neon’s tire pressure is above or below the minimum threshold set by the manufacturer.   The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light is the most common warning light on a modern vehicle. If you have a TPMS warning light, your car’s tire pressure must be checked. If your Dodge … Read more

Dodge Neon Key Fob Not Detected: How to Get Back on the Road

The Dodge Neon “Key Fob Not Detected” message is a common issue on later models. The good news is that Chrysler’s key fob technology is usually pretty reliable, and you can still start your car with a dead key fob (that section is right here if you’re stranded while reading this). The number one fix … Read more