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2008 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 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.
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.
The clock may gain time periodically, upgrading the wireless control module (WCM) software should correct this issue.
Due to a problem with the rear drain, the sunroof may develop a leak into the passenger area. The drain tube can get kinked; tubing can be installed over the drain hose to prevent further problems.
Vehicles equipped the ESP/Traction control system can be overly sensitive, activating on tight turns unnecessarily. Our technicians advise us that there is upgraded software available for the Anti-lock Brake control module to correct this concern.
The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.
A squeak heard while turning the steering wheel may indicate that the rubber boot seal on the steering shaft needs some trimming and lubrication.
Warm air only may be discharged from the AC system due to a faulty infrared temperature sensor.
A rattle from the rear of the vehicle may indicate that the rear shock absorbers are defective. Updated shocks are available; however, careful inspection of all suspension components should be performed before any parts are replaced.