03 neon stuttering after start and at acceleration


Asked by Oct 16, 2016 at 08:05 PM about the 2003 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SXT Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I start my car,  I have to turn it to the on
position and let the fuel pump run before starting
it.  When I try to start it it seems like it's not
wanting to start then finally starts.  After that it
stutters a bit. Then if you gas it from a start,  it will
stutter and then go.  Not sure if it's something with
the fuel system or the ignition coil

2 Answers


Sounds like the fuel pump isn't pumping the right amount of fuel for it to start. Most likely need a new fuel pump


I figured maybe needing that. But it will stay running for hours but still kick when trying to take off from a stop and sometimes while changing gear, it will stutter. But the vehicle only has 80*** miles

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