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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2009 Dodge Avenger
2009 Dodge Avenger
2009 Dodge Avenger Problems
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.
Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.
The carpet under the right side of the dash may become wet with water. This can be caused by the AC evaporator drain being plugged with debris. Our technicians tell us that once the drain is clear, a cabin air filter should be installed to keep debris out.
A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, If it does not the steering rack and pinion may require replacement.
2009 Dodge Avenger Recalls (Recent)
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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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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.
2009 Dodge Avenger Questions and Answers
When I let up off the break, I hear a sqeeky kind of sound. Notice this when I was backing into my drive-way. Can hear it whenever you push the brteak and release. What is this?
usually when turning to the left mostly activates the noise.
get a estimate on the labor and part ive only had the car two yrs and it has 71,000 miles on it should this be going on.
Intake Manifold Runner Control is stuck open anyone have a clue how much this will cost to be fixed? And will it damage my car driving it 2 days with this code.
I raise the trunk lid just a little and put the edge of an umbrella so it will run on the outside. Then the next few times you open it it still runs out.