'03 Dodge Neon motor mount problem


wjltdavis
08-05-2005, 04:43 PM
I bought my '03 Neon brand new and had it 4 2yrs. Since then I have had to replace the transmission and now my motor mounts have gone bad. I was told by one mechanic it would cost me a arm and a leg to replace it. So I wanted to know if the powertrain warranty would cover this type of repair and save me some money.

das2123
08-06-2005, 01:48 PM
I bought my '03 Neon brand new and had it 4 2yrs. Since then I have had to replace the transmission and now my motor mounts have gone bad. I was told by one mechanic it would cost me a arm and a leg to replace it. So I wanted to know if the powertrain warranty would cover this type of repair and save me some money.How does he know your motor mounts have gone bad? Do you feel any excessive vibration in the car? I doubt the powertrain warranty would cover it. You can buy the motor mounts yourself and replace them yourself to save some money. Search around for the best deal on motor mounts. They aren't that hard to replace and can be done in less than hour if you know what you are doing. If you don't know, then it may take a little longer, but can still be done.

99 Neon R/T
08-06-2005, 02:40 PM
If you decide to do it yourself then a Haynes manual would be a good investment.

wjltdavis
08-06-2005, 06:56 PM
How does he know your motor mounts have gone bad? Do you feel any excessive vibration in the car? I doubt the powertrain warranty would cover it. You can buy the motor mounts yourself and replace them yourself to save some money. Search around for the best deal on motor mounts. They aren't that hard to replace and can be done in less than hour if you know what you are doing. If you don't know, then it may take a little longer, but can still be done.
Yes, I have the excessive vibration, which is beginning to become really bothersome and worse with everyday. So I am really eager to replace them. My husband and I agree with you, and my husband thinks he might be able to do it himself.

Thanx!!!

wjltdavis
08-06-2005, 06:58 PM
If you decide to do it yourself then a Haynes manual would be a good investment.
Since we are going to give it a try, I agree a Haynes manuel is a good investment.

Thanx!!!

rickyzzzz
05-15-2006, 09:40 PM
got a 03 srt-4 need help with oil light problem

SRT-Wannabe
05-17-2006, 05:57 PM
Since we are going to give it a try, I agree a Haynes manuel is a good investment.

Thanx!!!

i disagree, chilten's manual is more in-depth, but that's just my opinion. i have a haynes manual, and sometimes it really doesn't help that much.

das2123
05-18-2006, 07:46 AM
i disagree, chilten's manual is more in-depth, but that's just my opinion. i have a haynes manual, and sometimes it really doesn't help that much.I have the Haynes, Chilton's, and FSM for my car :grinyes:

FemaleRacer
05-19-2006, 04:38 AM
I use and like the Chiltons manual. I've replaced my motor mounts a few times and didn't find it to be too difficult. (and I'm far from a pro)

alora69
09-25-2006, 01:21 AM
:screwy: my husband and i have an 03 neon...we reciently replaced our motor mounts ourselves...and for about a week it drove as if new...now we have a very bad vibration and rubbing noise when we take off until we hit 50 mph...at first we thought it was our tranny...but its not....can anyone help us to figure out how to align the mounts....since of coarse it didnt do it till after we replaced em...an after all dodge is going to charge more than my car is worth :iceslolan...please some one help.....:crying:

das2123
09-25-2006, 07:50 AM
Make sure they are torqued down correctly.

Frozen_Joker
10-11-2009, 09:10 PM
I have an '04 Dodge Neon SXT. I just had a friend replace a couple motor mounts, and he is a dummy and didn't tell me if there was any others needing to be replaced. So naturally...I still have a vibrating car and when I shift from N to R to D the whole engine essentially still shifts. How many motor mounts are on this car? My friend had replaced 2.

mopar_rocks
10-30-2009, 01:29 PM
I have an '04 Dodge Neon SXT. I just had a friend replace a couple motor mounts, and he is a dummy and didn't tell me if there was any others needing to be replaced. So naturally...I still have a vibrating car and when I shift from N to R to D the whole engine essentially still shifts. How many motor mounts are on this car? My friend had replaced 2.

There are 2 engine and 1 trans mount and check to make sure your dummy actually tightened them to spec.!!! :) (Just kidding about the dummy thing)

Frozen_Joker
11-30-2009, 12:17 PM
Thank you! I will go check out the engine mounts today to make sure. Then I will go to U-wrench it and see if I can find tranny mount for it. I appreciate it. I have a new problem now too. Something that has me bewildered with the vehicle. It seems to be losing "power". Climbing hills, passing people, Taking off from a light. All these things I cannot do as well as I used to. Even with nothing in the car except me. So its not weight. Does anybody have any idea what may be causing this loss of power?

Thanks,
Tony

mopar_rocks
11-30-2009, 12:25 PM
Tony ... the losing power could be something as simple as it's in dire need of a good tune up OR it could be the catalytic converter is clogged and not flowing as it should. Good Luck!

imakeepr47
01-09-2010, 05:14 PM
is there a trick to getting the pass side middle or ( hidden mount ) out. the dealer says you have to pull the mount bracket and timing cover, i have a vibration to and it seems to be coming from the center mount on the pass side

manuelpaz33
02-01-2010, 09:47 AM
does anyone knows whats the torque for the motor mounts on a 04 neon??? i have replace my motor mounts and vibration isn't gone !!!!! what else could it be???

spascarelle
10-22-2010, 11:27 AM
I know it's been a while, but did anyone ever replace the middle main engine mount on the passenger side that is discussed here? I have the vibration problem too and want to know what I face. Thanks.

-Sam

AskForParts
11-17-2012, 02:56 PM
I just replaced all 4 of my motor mounts (3 motor mounts 1 transmission mount) for my 2004 neon auto transmission. found it at yogiautoparts.com - here's a link to the page

http://dodge-car-parts.yogiautoparts.com/20032005_neon_20_engine_automatic_transmission_mot or_mount_4x_set_68150.html

$115 + shipping and my car is not mad at me anymore :) Hope this helps.

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