27th November 07:59
98 neon wont start
i have a 98 dodge neon sport and a helluva story to go with it!
this car has 80,000 miles...i was driving it one day and noted that
it was starting to overheat( overheat due to bad electric fan motor ),
i pulled over at a gas station about 1/2 mile away.i was in a hurry and
got brave enough to knock off the radiator cap to get out the hot water( real
of course the hot water goes all over the motor. after about 20 or 30 minutes
i notice the car
has cooled down enough to refill my radiator...so i do that. i try to start
the car and it justs rolls over.
that was about a year ago ( im in the marines, so i wasnt exactly always home)
....but the damn car
hasnt cranked since.
theres no oil in the antifreeze, no discoloring in
the motor oil......so im ruling out a possible head gasket problem.
im getting gas through the injector....so im ruling out any gas problems.
the cams are turning and there seems to be no damage to the timing belt,
so im not thinking this is the problem.
i finally replaced all spark plugs, wires, and the coilpack.....still no
response, just rolls over
so perfect with no get up and go. i have tested and got NO FIRE to ANY of the
plugs! this is with all
old parts, and new parts!
all fuses and relays read good.......new battery.....?
anyone have the slightest idea.......because im absolutely stuck and spending
money that aint helping.
i took the car to a mechanic shop, and buddy said he thought that the car got
so hot the pistons jammed...
but if thats the case, the car shouldnt roll over....the motor should be