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My wife says there was smoke and a burning smell coming from the dash of our 2001 Dodge Neon today. She let it set for 4 hrs then drove home with a fire extinguisher. No smoke I had an old Dodge RamCharger that had a reostat in the heating duct. Leaves got into the dash vent then came in contact with the reostat. It caught fire. Is this going on with the Neon also?

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I'd first check for wiring/fuses - make sure all electrics work. If I'm not mistaken, car has a cabin filter that might need changing. I don't think vent/leave is the issue.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

Testimonial: "Everyone is telling me it is a heater core issue. She did have defrost on but the smell was of burn not sicky sweet antifreeze. "smoke not steam""

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