2008 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs 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.
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.
2008 Dodge Avenger QuestionsMy malfunction indicator blinking on. Oil was about bone dry.2 qt oil added. (1 answer)
Just started happening. But now it's like my car keys shacky. What's the problem
car starts and immediately cuts off . after several tries it no longer even tries to start.then it wont even turn over. nothing nothing.a previous problem that still exists is difficulty removing the key from the ignition
can not turn key all the way to the left and can not remove the key from the ignition
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.