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

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.

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Average mileage: 83,312 (1,300–216,845)
10 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014
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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 .
2014 Dodge Avenger 6,156 mi,
car just shuts it's self off then turns back on then shuts down again and will not re start
1999 Dodge Avenger 12,000 mi,
no spark at plugs
Car is not starting. Sounds like it is flooded. Nothing is fixed yet. I'm being told nothing is wrong.
2008 Dodge Avenger 1,300 mi,
acts like it wants to stall out when ideling at a stop sign or light
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
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
1999 Dodge Avenger 216,845 mi,
car kept stalling was sluggish replaced distributor and it runs fine now
While driving the car will stall. I can't hit the breaks, the gas, or turn the wheel. I have to coast to a safe place, turn the car completely off I order for it to function again.
1997 Dodge Avenger 132,300 mi,
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.
2009 Dodge Avenger 100,000 mi,
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