2009 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance

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

2009 Dodge Avenger Problems

Engine 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.

Knocking 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.

Automatic Transmission May Have Shifting 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.

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2009 Dodge Avenger Questions

the driver seat motor slides forward and back but the recliner wont work (1 answer)

slightly off center or leaning

2010 Dodge Avenger, Passenger Window will not work and it's not the Motor? Help (1 answer)

My 2010 Dodge Avenger SXT, passenger power window will not work. Motor is fine, took it out and tried it in rear and works there. doesn't sound like motor is trying to work in front when you hit the button. Tested for power coming to the switch and shows I have power in. What else could be th...

Need help, my mechanic is baffled (1 answer)

Brought my car in for a check engine light. Ended up having the intake manifold replaced. All codes went away, but one...the computer is showing a misfire in cylinders 1 and 4....everything is good, cam, compression, everything else. My mechanic is at this point baffled, and cannot figure out why...

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2009 Dodge Avenger Recalls

Fuel Gauge May Overstate Fuel Level

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 Recalls Certain 2009 Vehicles Due to Problem with Printed Circuit Board

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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