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Dodge Avenger Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 15 Dodge Avenger recalls between 1995 and 2014. Learn if your Dodge Avenger is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 15, 2016

The occupant restraint control (OCR) module may malfunction and prevent deployment and proper operation of safety restraint devices such as the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners and side air bags in the event of an accident. This could increase risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge vehicle must be performed by a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is S61.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 6, 2013

Certain vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine can experience an unexpected engine stalling condition or engine failure.

Chrysler will notify owners beginning December 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N52.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2013

The active head restraints may not deploy as expected during a rear impact collision.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected models beginning in August of 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N38.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 6, 2013

The engine may stall and/or a fuel leak could develop from the fuel tank area due to a broken fuel control valve in the fuel tank assembly.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles during March, 2013. If you experience an engine stalling condition and/or notice an abnormal fuel smell, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Chrysler recall number is N02.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 7, 2011

Steering capability may be lost due to a missing or incorrectly installed steering column pivot rivet. Loss of steering capability increases the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Steering ability could be lost without warning. Please contact your Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 7, 2010

The hose that carries pressurized power steering fluid to steering components may leak. This could result in reduced steering performance or a fire hazard.

Dodge notified owners of affected vehicles starting in December 2010. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The Dodge recall number is K26.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 1, 2010

The brakes could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this as a high priority recall; the brakes could fail without warning. Please contact your Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 16, 2009

The fuel gauge may overstate the amount of fuel in the fuel tank. As a result, the vehicle may run out of fuel.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the vehicle may run out of fuel without warning. Please contact your Chrysler dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 10, 2008
RepairPal Expert Overview on October 15, 2007

The fuel tank in the Dodge Avenger may become loose because the straps that secure the fuel tank in the vehicle may fail.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if a fuel odor or leak is detected. Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.