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Can a subframe be replaced?
The subframe is a structural part of the vehicle—and patching it up can compromise its integrity. When there’s severe rust, replacing the subframe is the only recommended method of repair. Replacing the subframe doesn’t make sense if the car as a whole is withering away.
How many miles do Dodge Neons last?
The Dodge Neon, while not necessarily produced as a reliably high-mileage vehicle, can have a life as long as 200,000 miles with proper care and maintenance. It’s estimated that on average, the Neon will require at least one major repair within the first 120,000 miles.
Are Dodge Neons bad?
Resale value has always been a weak point of the Dodge Neon, so buying a used one will cost you very little. The flipside is that reliability is also below average on this car, so you should expect to put some money into repairs.
How much does a subframe replacement cost?
How much does it cost to fix a subframe? “You’ve got to figure about $300 to $600 for a decent used part, and anything from $300 to $1,000 in labor to replace it; plus whatever things break or die or have to be replaced during the swap – including fluids, and exhaust components.
How much does it cost to replace a subframe?
“You’ve got to figure about $300 to $600 for a decent used part, and anything from $300 to $1,000 in labor to replace it; plus whatever things break or die or have to be replaced during the swap – including fluids, and exhaust components.
Can you drive with a broken subframe?
It’s probably not safe to drive with a cracked sub frame. I’d keep it to speeds under 30-35 mph. Everyone has different tolerances for risk, but it were me, I’d do a claim through insurance and make sure its done right the first time. The risk is too high (IMO) to save a couple of hundred dollars.
Are Dodge Neons easy to work on?
I don’t understand why they get such a bad rap, I have a dodge neon it’s fun to drive, cheap, good on gas. It’s not the most reliable car but it’s simple and easy to work on atleast and parts are plentiful.
What year was the last Dodge Neon made?
DaimlerChrysler discontinued the Neon, with the final cars assembled on September 23, 2005 at the Belvidere Assembly plant in Belvidere, Illinois. The Neon was replaced in the spring of 2006 with the 2007 Dodge Caliber, which is based on the shared Chrysler/Mitsubishi Motors GS platform.
Are Dodge Neons expensive to fix?
The annual maintenance cost of a Dodge Neon is $377. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.
Are you allowed to weld subframes?
you can weld it, cut out the old and make a new peice out of 1.2mm metal.