No Start/Stalling Issues Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Dodge Avenger

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Sensor failure inside the distributor can cause intermittent stalling or a failure to start. In addition, the wires to the distributor are susceptible to internal damage, which can cause the same symptoms.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 82,619 (1,300–216,845)
10 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014
44 people reported this problem
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The car at times will vibrate when stopped like its going to stall - and at times it does stall -
Car has started stalling in wet weather especially or at slow stops. Sometimes while driving under 15mph the car will hesitate or stumble a little bit but still keep going .
car just shuts it's self off then turns back on then shuts down again and will not re start
acts like it wants to stall out when ideling at a stop sign or light
Car is not starting. Sounds like it is flooded. Nothing is fixed yet. I'm being told nothing is wrong.
no spark at plugs
I went to start my 2014 dodge avenger it kicked over then immediately died now it won't kick over there's a small red light blinking in the dash like the alarm is activated I tried arming and unlocking with the remote no luck looks there's a problem going around on these cars
My car doesn't always want to start. Will have to hold key until it turns over
starting,stalling while going 40mph engine stops and you can count to 6&7 then bam it starts running again all on its own
CAM shaft sensor,...$30 part $250 to get it fixed,... a lot of labor. No corner garage would do it,..Too complicate,...Its a Dodge F-UP part,..just like this and that
car kept stalling was sluggish replaced distributor and it runs fine now
2008 avenger stalls while driving or idling. No codes come on, have brought it to numerous mechanics and nobody can't find the solution. It was happening like once a month and I don't know if it's because it's cold, but now it's happening every time I drive. Usually starts back up after a minute or so
Car will *not* start when its raining outside at all. Any condensation that gets in the engine compartment causes distributor and wires to fail to spark. Changing distributor and wires/plugs eliminated the problem.