Category Archives: Dodge

This category is for all things mechanical related to Dodge cars and trucks of all models. From wiring to engines components such as fuel pumps, alternators, fuel filters, brakes, or anything mechanically that can go wrong with a Dodge vehicle.

Dodge Neon Battery Light Comes On (1999-2005) What to Check

If the battery light has come on in your second-generation Dodge Neon (1999-2005), a few things need to be checked to find the problem. This is not meant to give a detailed guide but a basic overview of what needs to be checked. Possible Causes of a Dodge Neon Battery Light Alternator The first thing… Read More »

Causes and Fixes Dodge P0420 Code

If you have a Dodge car or truck with a P0420 code, the onboard computer (ECM) is seeing an issue with the catalytic converter. The P0420 code can be caused by several things, including failed converter or failed 02 sensors. What is a Dodge P0420 Code? A Dodge P0420 OBDII error code is a “Catalyst… Read More »

8 Causes and Fixes for P2181 Code Dodge

If you have a Dodge with a P2181 OBDII code, there is a problem with the coolant temperature. The onboard computer (ECM/PCM) is seeing a temperature out of range problem with the engine. What is a Dodge P2181 OBDII Code? A P2181 OBDII code is a “Cooling System Performance ” error. When the onboard computer… Read More »

How To Replace a Fuel Pump Dodge 383 Engine

I recently needed to replace the fuel pump on a 1970 Dodge Monaco with a 383 engine. The Dodge 383 was a popular engine in many vehicles, including the B-Body Mopar muscle cars Charger, Roadrunner, and Challenger. Having replaced fuel pumps many times in the past, I ordered a new unit and started to install… Read More »

How To Buy a 1968-1970 Dodge Charger

The 1968-1970 Dodge Chargers are some of the more popular muscle cars with a unique aggressive body style. It has been used in countless movies and TV shows as the fast muscle car, such as the Blade movies, Fast and Furious, Bullitt, and many more. I am one of those fans of the old B-body… Read More »

Guide: Dodge Neon Thermostat Replacement (1999-2005)

Changing out a second generation Dodge Neon thermostat is a straight forward task that definitely falls in the DIY category. A bad thermostat will cause a Dodge Neon or any car to overheat and needs replaced when bad. As always call a mechanic if you don’t feel comfortable working on your own car. Only a… Read More »

How to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch (2000-2005)

A headlight switch problem in a Dodge Neon (2000-2005) is an easy repair job. The same replacement procedure also works in PT Cruisers. The headlight switch also controls the wiper, fog lamps, and turn signals. The first thing to do is to buy a compatible switch assembly to replace the old one. It can be… Read More »

1968 Dodge Charger Restoration on the Cheap: #4

It has been awhile since I have updated the progress on the 68 Charger project so I thought I would update the status. I finally got the 360 bolted up with the Headers which was a pain. I used the electronic ignition from the donor truck along with the wiring harness to fire it up.… Read More »