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.

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.

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2009 Dodge Avenger Questions

do I need to recharge the refrigerant? sometimes the air is cold and sometimes it is not.

We have replaced the alternator and the battery.

just has a cap that says for dealer use only?

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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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