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My 2004 Dodge Neon is making loud noise when in any gear but park even when I'm not pressing the gas and is at a stand still. My shade tree mechanic gave it a once over and immediately said front driveshaft axle is the culprit. I would like to have a "virtual" 2nd opinion since money doesn't hv the value to others as it does to u when its not theirs. I can't afford to fix my cad one time let alone twice or the normal "fml" 3rd so i really need some educated/experienced feedback PLEASE!! Eternally greatful..RHIANNON

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Does it only make the noise when moving or just when you put it in gear with the shifter-Denny

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

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    Rhiannon Sharee Nov 26, 2013

    When in gear...any gear except park. There is no engine stall or transmission slip(prior to said incident). I had been hearing a clicking TICK TICK TICK on driver side when turning but I'm ever the procrastinator so i never checked it. Its almost as if something is stuck ir jammed and is preventing the driveshaft from turning. Ty for ur quick response!! RHIANNON

  • Denny Giesel Nov 27, 2013

    yes that sounds like an axle-re-manufactured axles can be had from NAPA at a decent price- sorry for not getting back sooner- cheers Denny

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Chances are your engine light is on too. Your actually in 2nd right now, this is called limp mode. It's built into your cars computer to avoid catastrophic failure when a sensor or other issue arrises. You should go imediately to your dealer and have them read the codes and provide you with a proper estimate. My best guess at this time would be a speed sensor.

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I had the same problem with a Saturn I had and I would check the motor mount. If its coming loose it can damage a lot of other things costing more than what you would need.

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