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 ProblemsKnocking Noise From the AC Compressor
A knocking sound my be heard from the engine at times with the air conditioning on. The cause could be the AC compressor itself, if that is the case there is an updated AC compressor 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.
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.
2008 Dodge Avenger QuestionsWhy does my car continues to overheat ? (1 answer)
My car kept overheating and my mechanic found a leaky gasket that I ended up replacing only to discover I had to replace two thermostats with it as it was all located in the same place/unit. Unfortunately, my car continues to overheat very rapidly. The water reserve boils and the radiator is stil...
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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.