2010 Dodge Avenger Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Dodge Avenger

2010 Dodge Avenger Problems

Clock May Gain Time

The clock may gain time periodically, upgrading the wireless control module (WCM) software should correct this issue.

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.

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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2010 Dodge Avenger Recalls

Power Steering Pressure Hose Leaks

A failure of a crimp in the power steering pressure hose may cause a fluid leak. Dealers will inspect and replace affected hoses free of charge to resolve the concern.

Possible Brake Failure

Some vehicles may have been assembled with a deformed brake booster input rod retainer or no retainer at all. As a result, the brakes may fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install a new brake booster input rod retainer to correct this problem. This recall is expected to begin during February 2010. The Chrysler recall number is J37.

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