2008 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Dodge Avenger
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2008 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.
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.
Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
2008 Dodge Avenger QuestionsMy throttle body light goes off and on after I drive it for a while then it shut (1 answer)
When I started in the morning it's fine but if I drive it across town the lotto come on I shut the car off started again and the light stays off
ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL PIECE REPLACED... BUT THE LIGHTENING BOLT ON MY DASH IS BACK BLINKING! CAR SHAKES AND SHUTS OFF ON ITS OWN BUT BEFORE IT SHUTS OFF, IT IS 'PUTT-PUTTING' DOWN THE STREET (BC ITS HARD TO GIVE IT GAS). I SHUT IT OFF FOR A FEW, THEN START IT &ITS FINE BUT A LOU...
Got home shut car off and it won't start
2008 Dodge Avenger RecallsFuel Tank Straps May Separate
The fuel tank straps may fail. This may cause fuel to leak and the tank to be come loose. A fuel leak is a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the fuel tank retention straps. The Dodge recall number is G38. This recall began in October 2007.
The front doors may not be secured because of a flaw with the door latch and the cable that mounts to the interior door handle. If the door is not secured, an occupant may be injured by a door opening unexpectedly. Dealers will add a secondary device to secure the door at the latch cable. The Chrysler recall number is G12. This recall began on April 30, 2007.