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Hi, my neon 2004, have the code: 0128,0551, 0420, 0622, 0517, 0563. I wanted to mention that it does not have catalyst, what could these codes mean?

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0420 is for the cat, so scrub that one. I could not find 0517-don't know what that means. 0551 and 0128 are sensor malfunctions, or circuit malfunctions for those two sensors (P/S pressure switch, and Coolant temp. sensor). Before going after that, take heed of 0622 and 0563: 0563 is system voltage too high, 0622 is generator field "F" control circuit malfunction. You have a bad voltage regulator in your alternator-putting out too much current. Try a different alternator-it may clear up the sensor malfunctrions, too.

Posted on Nov 30, 2012

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SOURCE: what is code 1494 mean for 2001 dodge neon

P1494 Leak Detection Pump Switch or Mechanical Fault
Part of the early evaporative emission system. (Fuel tank fumes)

It’s there to allow the computer to run an integrity test of the fuel tank, lines and carbon canister’s ability to contain all of the fumes coming from the tank and all line associated with the system.
The code could be set for a number of reasons such as a faulty gas cap, cracked vacuum lines, solenoids & vent valves stuck to the pump itself.
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SOURCE: 2004 Toyota Sienna code P0430, Catalyst system

7 out of 10 times that means that one of the cat's have gone bad. Most of the time it happens when your mileage is around 100,000 miles. The only thing is to do is to change the bad cat.

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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Neon SXT, added new battery need code to reset car

if you are the original owner, look in your paperwork. if you cant get to the original owner or they dont have the info, you can go to your dealer, and they can reset it for you. and charge you

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SOURCE: Error code: Code of P0420 catalyst efficiency

I assume your Vehicle is an Audi/ VW as this is a VW fault code. The o2 sensors measure the oxygen in the exhaust gases and compare it to the out side air, there by working out how efficiently the the fuel is been burnt. The engine control unit will use this and other information to adjust the fuel quantity being injected. The catalytic converter breaks down certain gases in the exhaust fumes to comply with emission regulations. Some vehicles have an upper o2 sensor [before the cat] and a lower [after the cat]. The readings of the o2 sensors is compared and should be within a certain range. If not a fault will be stored in the memory. The Catalytic converter itself may not be working correctly due to contamination or the baffle may be loose[ usually indicated by a rattle in the exhaust]. One or both o2 sensors could be contaminated with carbon and not giving accurate readings. Also check other silencers for blockages.

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