2000 Plymouth Neon

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2000 Plymouth Neon

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Available in 2 styles:  Neon 4dr Sedan Highline shown
Asking Price Range
$1,049–$5,329
Estimated MPG

28 city / 35 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Neon

SUSPENSION

Recall number: 08E033000
Recall date: 04/14/2008

Problem Summary:

FEDERAL MOGUL IS RECALLING 6,903 AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES SHIPPED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 9, 2007 AND MARCH 26, 2008, WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS. THE PART NUMBERS PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS ARE: K7147, K7329, K8683, AND 104353. THESE PARTS WERE MADE FOR USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.

Consequence:

THE NUTS INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGING FOR THESE BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES ARE MISSING THE INTENDED PREVAILING TORQUE (SELF-LOCKING) FEATURE. IF THE INCORRECT NUT WAS TO BECOME LOOSE, THE JOINING MEMBERS MAY LOOSEN LEADING TO A SEPARATION OF THE BALL JOINT. THIS MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action:

FEDERAL MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL OR MAY 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL MOGUL AT 877-489-6659.


SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Recall number: 01V154000
Recall date: 05/08/2001

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IN THE PRESENCE OF OIL AND HEAT, THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM HOSE COULD SWELL AND LOOSEN FROM THE INTAKE MANIFOLD.

Consequence:

THIS COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF POWER BRAKE ASSIST AND AN INCREASE IN ENGINE IDLE SPEED.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE BOOSTER VACUUM HOSE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 2, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 07/02/2001.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/26/1999 and 03/21/2001.


CHILD SEAT

Recall number: 00V366000
Recall date: 11/09/2000

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING INSTRUCTIONS THAT PROVIDE A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, FOR PROPERLY ATTACHING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM'S TETHER STRAP TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGE.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.

Corrective Action:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDENDUM TO THE OWNER'S MANUALS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/12/2000.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/15/1999 and 10/31/2000.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall number: 00V194000
Recall date: 07/17/2000

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. VAPORS FROM THE POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM CAN CONDENSE AND FREEZE INSIDE OF THE THROTTLE BODY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN EXTREMELY COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES.

Consequence:

THIS CAN PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM FULLY RETURNING TO IDLE, WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE AND RELOCATE A PCV SYSTEM TUBE.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 08/21/2000.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/25/1998 and 06/25/2000.


SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM

Recall number: 99V114000
Recall date: 05/06/1999

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT SUSPENSION LOWER CONTROL ARMS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED BETWEEN THE PIVOT TUBE AND THE ARM.

Consequence:

THIS INADEQUATE WELDING COULD ALLOW THE TUBE TO SEPARATE FROM THE ARM, RESULTING IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 05/31/1999.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/15/1998 and 01/31/1999.


AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Recall number: 99V043000
Recall date: 03/11/1999

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME FRONTAL (PASSENGER SIDE) AIR BAGS MAY NOT INFLATE PROPERLY.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE PASSENGER MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 04/05/1999.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 11/15/1998 and 01/15/1999.


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