Ford Taurus / Sable Fuel Trouble Shooting 1996 to 1999

Ford Taurus/Sable Fuel Trouble Shooting 1996 to 1999   OverView Ford made what is called the third generation Ford Taurus from 1996 to 1999 It made both the DOHC engine and the SOHC engine. With the SOHC 3.0L EFI 6cyl the most common.   When dealing with fuel problems with any vehicle care must be given when handling… Read More »

Best Place to Buy Auto Parts

When it come to replacement parts for a car or truck getting the best bargain is always tricky.   The variation in prices often make little sense.   After many years of buying automotive parts both online and at a auto part stores I have mixed feeling about both.   Parts can be bought online cheaper, not always,… 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 »

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Privacy Policy We have created this privacy statement for https://www.backyardmechanic.org in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with https://www.backyardmechanic.org. We hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. We… Read More »

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. Alternator The first thing that should be checked is the alternator. If you… Read More »

Dodge Neon Battery Light Will Not GO Off 2003 Dodge Neon

I recently ran into a problem with a 2003 Dodge Neon that the battery light would not go off.   After checking the usual suspects such as alternator, battery an so on I found out that second generation (2000-2005) Dodge Neon’s use a Battery Temperature Sensor.   The battery temperature sensor is there to charge the battery correctly… Read More »