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Where is the oil pump on a 2004 Dodge Neon?

My oil light comes on intermittently, usually only when I am stopped, but not all the time. I figured it's warning me my pump is about to go out. I want to replace this myself but I'm not sure where it is located.
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  • jeffm308 Jan 25, 2009

    There's a little over 106,000 miles and it's the 2.0L SFI SOHC. Yes, I have not only checked the oil level but I changed the oil too. The light was coming on before I changed the oil. I've run an oil cleaner through to see if that would clean things up. The light still comes on occasionally when I am at a light or stopped. I figured I would change the oil pressure switch next.

  • puppyluv58 Feb 13, 2009

    Mine is doing the exact same thing. Mine has the same engine with 78,000 miles on it.

  • plymouth-xxx Mar 02, 2009

    Where is the oil sending unit located on a 2003 Neon with a 2.0L?

  • plymouth-xxx Mar 02, 2009

    Where is the oil sending unit located on the 2003 Neon with a 2.0L engine?

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    My car had the oil light to come on when I slowed down or stoped now it stays on and when it does goes off it comes right back on.

  • ctpie Apr 08, 2009

    I have a 2003 Dodge Neon and my oil pressure light keeps coming on when I stop, but now it is coming on more frequently. Usually only stops when I'm accelerating. I've never heard of an oil cleaner. I might try that. Moneys tight, so my last choice is to change out the oil pump. Any more suggestions?

  • johhn Apr 22, 2009

    hello,

    i have a 2000 neon without oil pressure.where is the oil pump located?i cant find it in the oilpan.

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Whoa ! lets not get too carried away here unless you have an urge to tinker & spend money. Not too often oil pump problem for this, unless there's something you haven't told us yet. What engine & how many miles/or KM. on it? You did check oil level right?

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Oil light that comes on while in idle means the oil pump screen is clogged or damaged, cause low oil pressure to the engine. That part is only $30. It could be a bad oil pump though, if that is the case the pump can run you $100. Either way you need to get it fixed ASAP it can cause major damage to the engine in a very short period of time!

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What would the problem be if my 2004 dodge neon suddenly loses power and at the same time the oil light comes on, the the vehicle comes to a complete stop?

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Check the oil sending unit. My or did the same thing.

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Sounds like a good idea.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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