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2009 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Dodge Avenger

2009 Dodge Avenger Problems

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.

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2009 Dodge Avenger Questions

There is a clicking sound under the shifter when the car is in park and the brake pedal is compressed. A single click happens each time that the brake pedal is compressed. The sound is a distinctively a click like plastic on plastic versus a tink that happens when it's metal on metal.

I pulled in my driveway and placed the car in park. The car rolled forward and I depressed the breaks. It did it again so, I turned off the car. Now it will not start at all. The lights come on, and it makes a brief ticking sound. I cant even put the car in nutural.

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2009 Dodge Avenger Recalls

A compatibility problem with the instrument cluster and the fuel pump module may cause the fuel gauge to overstate the amount of fuel left in the tank. As a result, the vehicle may run out of fuel. Dealers will replace the fuel pump free of charge. The began March, 2009. The Chrysler recall number is J02.

Chrysler is recalling 2009 Sebring, Dodge Caliber, Avenger, Journey, Jeep Patriot, and Compass models due to a new adhesive in the PCM manufacturing process that can cause the printed circuit board to break. This may cause the engine to stall and cause a crash without warning. Dealers will replace the PCM free of charge.

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