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.
2008 Dodge Avenger Problem Reports
Newest 2008 Dodge Avenger Problem Reports
The overhead video screen may not power on, updating the video entertainment system software may be necessary to correct this concern.
A squeak heard while turning the steering wheel may indicate that the rubber boot seal on the steering shaft needs some trimming and lubrication.
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.
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.
Warm air only may be discharged from the AC system due to a faulty infrared temperature sensor.
A whistle sound may be noted from the glove box area when the AC system is in the "fresh air" mode. Our technicians tell us that updating the HVAC control module software will 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.
The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.
Failure to use the correct automatic transmission fluid and follow the maintenance schedule can result in shifting problems.
Spark plug tube seals fail, causing the tubes to fill with engine oil and the engine to misfire. As a result, the engine may run poorly and fuel economy can suffer.
The manual transmission my be difficult to shift due to worn synchronizer rings. Our technicians tell us that the transmission must be removed and disassembled to confirm the fault and perform repairs if necessary.
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.