dodge neon 02 suddenly won't start
Mike

Allen Park, MI

#105 May 18, 2009
I'm Working on a 2001 Neon. It won't start. It has compression good fuel pressure but no spark while cranking. It does spark as I let go of the key for a split second while Switching from starting position to run position on the ignition switch. Any Ideas?
Nitro

Caldwell, TX

#106 Jun 10, 2009
veronica wrote:
My car doesn't start sometimes,. two weeks ago I was driving and suddenly my car shut down , I don't know why the hell happened .. I wen to car service and they checked but nothing .. they told me that the car was starting fine .. but the next morning I turn the car and nothing .. it was death . I asumed that maybe it was a battery problem , but it wasn't .. so I dont know what to do !!!
please if someone has the same problem just send me a message thanks ss
sounds like the starter relay in the fuse box under the hood...
Nitro

Caldwell, TX

#107 Jun 10, 2009
veronica wrote:
My car doesn't start sometimes,. two weeks ago I was driving and suddenly my car shut down , I don't know why the hell happened .. I wen to car service and they checked but nothing .. they told me that the car was starting fine .. but the next morning I turn the car and nothing .. it was death . I asumed that maybe it was a battery problem , but it wasn't .. so I dont know what to do !!!
please if someone has the same problem just send me a message thanks ss
sounds like the starter relay, in the fuse box under the hood....
muzach

Plano, TX

#108 Jul 1, 2009
have a 01 neon that keeps blowing the fuse that will let the car start the other day went through 5 fuses in 5 minutes i think it is a loose ground or a short somewhere but where is a good place to start looking
Charger SE

Laurens, SC

#109 Jul 4, 2009
caring1 wrote:
Hope someone can help...my 2002 dodge neon worked fine this morning- ran some errands with about 3 stops when I turned the car off. The car then started up fine. I drove home and turned car off for about 20 minutes and when I tried to re-start, nothing. I have checked the fluid levels- look ok, checked battery- fully charged, let car cool down for awhile incase it needed a break even though no sign of overheating- didn't help. When I try to start the car, there is a faint clicking and the display panels go crazy - jumping up and down- and then settle. OBD does not show any code except for the battery code 1684(I hooked up a charger to check to see if battery was charged. Looked online and it seems it could be a fuse (?) or the starter...how would someone know which- and if it is the starter, can you use a used one?
Your problem is your starter relay not your starter or battery. Ihave a '02 SXT that had the same trouble. They only cost $13.50 at the Dodge garage. While your at it replace the a/c clutch relay it will fail fairly soon. Mine did a week later. The relays are in the box next to battery under the hood. Hope this helps! Later gator
cdenenea_at_aol

United States

#110 Jul 6, 2009
I have a 2000 that died as i start to take off from a light. it was the engine relay fuse. Now i replaced it but everyday i drive the car in the hottest part of the day (11am-3pm) it keeps popping the fuse. I think it is a relay sticking but not sure which. ANY IDEAS?

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Chris

Whitby, Canada

#111 Jul 24, 2009
i'm having a problem with my 2001 neon its been sitting in my drive way for a couple of months so i went out to start it and it was barly turning then some smoke came out from under the hood where the battery is and now when i turn the key it dosn't do anything just a faint click at the relay and all the lights work and the radio too. if checked the battery and its got 12v i switched around the relays and still nothing if anyone can help please email me [email protected]
tim

Aurora, IL

#112 Aug 15, 2009
veronica wrote:
My car doesn't start sometimes,. two weeks ago I was driving and suddenly my car shut down , I don't know why the hell happened .. I wen to car service and they checked but nothing .. they told me that the car was starting fine .. but the next morning I turn the car and nothing .. it was death . I asumed that maybe it was a battery problem , but it wasn't .. so I dont know what to do !!!
please if someone has the same problem just send me a message thanks ss
i had this problem too its the pig tail under the back of the engine stupid little wire it drove me nuts for months it was old and tapped together it woudl come lose my car would instanly shut down then it would randomly start again just look up clutch pig tail
coalman

New Tazewell, TN

#113 Oct 9, 2009
i have a 2001 neon automatic. the motor will turn but it will not start. i am getting fire, getting gas. i went on and replaced the crank sensor and nothing. my girlfriend said she started it up and went inside to let it warm up and came back out and it had quit. she tried to start it and nothing. i thought since i had gas and fire id try the crank sensor but it didnt help. i took the battery out to put in my truck and i guess this cleared my pcm cause when i put the battery back in and put the obd2 on it no codes were found. what else could it be. and i have tried it in neutral. HELP
norm

Edmonton, Canada

#114 Oct 10, 2009
03 dodge neon NO SPARK
cassie

Troy, OH

#115 Oct 12, 2009
my 2000 dodge neon wont start the key turns all the way in the ignition, lights come on so does radio but it wont crank over whats the matter with it?
dano

Auburn, CA

#116 Oct 20, 2009
Mello wrote:
I am having the same problem. My girlfriend went to her parents house to spend the day with them. She tries to start her car to go to the store for dinner... The car won't start. When I get there i take out the battery and get it tested. It's good. The next thing i thought was it's the starter. Only problem is... she bought the care "used" and we don't know where the starter is. So, i essentially have the same problem as many others. Anyone got some advice on if it's the starter or its a completely different problem. Thx in advance. Plz get back to me at [email protected]
so what did the problem turn out to be? thx
Bryan

New Westminster, Canada

#117 Nov 11, 2009
I have a 96 neon, last week i went to start the car,
nothing happened, I found the starter solenoid was
arcing at the positive connection, i replaced the solenoid, no start, i can jump it by putting power to the starter, i connected my test light to the start wire and there is no power, the car is automatic, any suggestions?,
joey p

Hickory, NC

#118 Dec 26, 2009
where is the neutral safety switch located on an 02 neon
Lionelgman

Spartanburg, SC

#119 Feb 14, 2010
caring1 wrote:
Hope someone can help...my 2002 dodge neon worked fine this morning- ran some errands with about 3 stops when I turned the car off. The car then started up fine. I drove home and turned car off for about 20 minutes and when I tried to re-start, nothing. I have checked the fluid levels- look ok, checked battery- fully charged, let car cool down for awhile incase it needed a break even though no sign of overheating- didn't help. When I try to start the car, there is a faint clicking and the display panels go crazy - jumping up and down- and then settle. OBD does not show any code except for the battery code 1684(I hooked up a charger to check to see if battery was charged. Looked online and it seems it could be a fuse (?) or the starter...how would someone know which- and if it is the starter, can you use a used one?
I had this same problem with my brother’s 2001 neon and the problem I found was that the positive cable lost continuity in between the battery terminal and the fuse box. I fixed the problem by running a piece of 8ga wire to the fuse from the positive terminal; this was a quick repair; because a few weeks later the ground wire started to do the same. You can spot this problem by looking at your cluster it will turn the idiot light on for the battery. Your brake light along with your odometer will flicker. It is wise to just go to the dealer and buy a new cable; it comes together with the positive and negative wires. Hope this helps!
Dennis

Hamilton, Canada

#120 Mar 27, 2010
I have a 05 dodge sx that wont start I turn the key
and nothing my gauges don't go crazy though just nothing happens something I take the key out and try again and it starts no idea what's wrong any one have any ideas would really help me out
Zach R

Bow, NH

#121 Apr 7, 2010
I just got a 97 neon when i try to start it the gauges work but the sec i try to turn it over i hear a click and everything just shuts off... to get everything back on i have to un hook the battery and then hook it back up... why is this happening?
nikki

Durham, NC

#122 Apr 14, 2010
have bought 95 neon and runs 5 mins slows down shut off wait 7 mins turn on works but does same thing ....pls help
woah the cookie paper

United States

#123 Apr 18, 2010
my 02 dodge neon wont start, the starter relay is good all the gauges work and its not making any noises plus the battery is good plz help
BradC

Tallahassee, FL

#124 May 3, 2010
Andy wrote:
I have a 2004 Neon that has been having this problem for a couple months now. Works fine then all of a sudden it will not start. Turn the key and nothing, not even a sound. All the electronics, radio, lights, locks, windows all work fine. First time the dealer put in a new battery, that was Aug.8th, it happened again the first week of Sept, they found nothing wrong and it started right away. This past week, end of Sept it happened again and they replaced the starter on Friday. Today is Oct 1st, and it would not start again this morning. Having it towed to the dealer AGAIN. Will let you know what they replace this time and if it works or not. Getting very upset here.
ANDY!!!! I have the exact same year Neon and have been having the EXACT same problem....runs fine, then all of a sudden wont start one day....all the dash lights come up fine and when you turn the key that last click to start, it just sits there with all the lights up....no click, no lights dimming like the battery is being accessed...then after 20 mins of OFF/ON turning of the key, BOOM....just decides to start....then it'll start just fine for the next week or so.....then it'll just decide not to start again. Have checked batter connections and cables leading to the starter and all seem tight. PLEASE let me know what you did to fix yours? Thanks! [email protected]

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