2008 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance
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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.
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.
2008 Dodge Avenger QuestionsETC piece replaced.Lightening bolt there nex day again &car shuts off! HELP (1 answer)
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
Was cool these day Freon got put in them all of a sudden the next day on my was to work just started getting warm someone said meaner it's over charged
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.