1996 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Dodge Avenger
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1996 Dodge Avenger ProblemsEngine May Not Start at Times
The anti-theft system may cause a no start condition due to electrostatic discharge (ESD) affecting the wireless control module (WCM). There is an updated WCM to correct this issue.
Sensor failure inside the distributor can cause intermittent stalling or a failure to start. In addition, the wires to the distributor are susceptible to internal damage, which can cause the same symptoms.
The automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.
1996 Dodge Avenger QuestionsI have a 1996 Dodge Avenger that runs and drives but you can get in first gear and sometimes 2nd gear but no more gears what should I try (1 answer)
Won't start. Had to pop the clutch to get home. Put new starter in and no different. What else can it be & locations to find possibilities?