Question about 2005 Dodge Neon
My timing belt broke and i want to reset the timing
This is so important you really need a shop manual to insure you do this right.
Posted on Jan 22, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I do not have good news for you.
According to the Gates Timing Belt guide 2002 Edition, both engines offered in the Dodge Neon are interference engines.
This means that your engine has likely sustained sgnificant valve, cylinder head or even piston damage. Have you tested the compression?
It is probably least expensive to buy a used engine, change its timing belt and replace your engine with that one.
Posted on Jul 09, 2009
First you need to take off the other belt. Turn the tentioner (2), usually a 3/8 ratchet, and remove the belt.
Second, you need to loosen the alt tension bolt, almost straight down from the (1). Push alternator toword motor and remove belt. Installation is the opposite.
Hope that helps
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
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