I have a 2005 dodge neon. I just replaced the spark plugs and thermostat. This is the first time I've ever done any work on a car except for an oil change.

Asked by Jun 03, 2014 at 02:03 AM about the 2005 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car has been running with the
temp in the red, I thought changing
the therm would fix that but that only
worked for a day. I read about
something called burping my car on
hear. Should I try that for about 45
mins?  Any other suggestions would
be greatly appreciated.

3 Answers

1,575

to burp the system just leave the cap off while the engine is running so the air can escape the system. add coolant as necessary if the level drops. (do not drive the car while doing this) if burping the system doesnt solve your issue report back

1,575

do it long enough so that the engine reaches normal operating temperature

Its the water pump working correctly?all hoses are on good condition?no blockage on any hose or heater core?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Neon

Looking for a Used Neon in your area?

CarGurus has 653 nationwide Neon listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Neon Questions

Dodge Neon Experts

#1 Justin Gilmore
Justin Gilmore
Reputation 1,330
#2 Matt Thibault
Matt Thibault
Reputation 950
#3 Scott Goodyear
Scott Goodyear
Reputation 850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Neon SRT-4
29 listings starting at $5,495
Used Honda Civic
872 Great Deals out of 85,333 listings starting at $500
Used Dodge Charger
526 Great Deals out of 28,913 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Mustang
717 Great Deals out of 44,996 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Focus
788 Great Deals out of 55,064 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Cobalt
57 Great Deals out of 3,833 listings starting at $500
Used Toyota Camry
1,216 Great Deals out of 84,969 listings starting at $750
Used Honda Accord
1,048 Great Deals out of 68,868 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Corolla
977 Great Deals out of 69,758 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Altima
1,295 Great Deals out of 75,735 listings starting at $1,695

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.