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2011 Dodge Avenger Problems

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Most Common 2011 Dodge Avenger Problems

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 automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.
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 thi...
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1 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Brakes Problem

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-...

3 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Drive Train Problems

The automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.
A defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosi...
Delayed engagement and/or a bump or shudder between 30-40mph may be noted on vehicles with automatic transmissions. Our technicians tell us that updated Powertrain Control Module software is availa...

5 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Electrical & Lights Problems

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.
To inspect a connector for the cooling fan motor, Dodge issued a safety recall. Coolant may be drawn into the connector, causing a short circuit and potentially an engine fire. Dealers are install...
Warm air only may be discharged from the AC system due to a faulty infrared temperature sensor.

0 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Engine Problems

0 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Heating & Air Conditioning 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 thi...
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,...

0 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Suspension & Steering Problem

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,...

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Known 2011 Dodge Avenger Problems & Complaints

Delayed engagement and/or a bump or shudder between 30-40mph may be noted on vehicles with automatic transmissions. Our technicians tell us that updated Powertrain Control Module software is availa...
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.
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 thi...
To inspect a connector for the cooling fan motor, Dodge issued a safety recall. Coolant may be drawn into the connector, causing a short circuit and potentially an engine fire. Dealers are install...
Warm air only may be discharged from the AC system due to a faulty infrared temperature sensor.
A weak or dead battery may be caused by the radio not powering down correctly. If the backlight is flickering every 20 seconds that would confirm the fault and the radio would need to be replaced.
The automatic transmission can develop problems like erratic shifting, rough shifting, or delayed gear engagement. Repairs for many of these problems are outlined in service bulletins.
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-...
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 defective vehicle speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control and speedometer operation, as well as erratic shifting. The connectors on the sensors are also susceptible to corrosi...
The radio sound may mute intermittently and/or the temperature display may display a metric (Celsius) reading when the display indicates English (Fahrenheit). Both of these conditions can be correc...
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,...
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