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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Avenger
The newly redesigned 2012 Dodge Avenger is a really impressive addition to the mid-size sedan market. This model is Dodge’s answer to the likes of the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry, and...

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My 2014 dodge avenger is beginning to overheat. why?
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
When I Start My Car It Turn Over But want Start I Check Starter Batter
If the engine is cranking, that is the starter motor turns the engine over, but there is no spark at the spark plugs, that means there is a fault in the ignition system. There are quite a few components and...
I was driving and my ETC light came on. This is the first time it has happened. I have a 2014 Dodge Avenger with 36,000 miles.
The ETC warning light refers to the electronic throttle control system. An advanced scanner would reveal some diagnostic clues, if any codes were stored. If the warning light is presently off, there is no need to do anything. Of course,...
2008 Dodge Avenger red lightning bolt!
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
My car will not start but the red lightning bolt is coming on the dashboard what do that mean
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
Every time I start my car there is a rapid clicking sound coming from my passenger side dashboard. It last about 20 seconds
Hi Daysi. Thanks for sending in your question today. If the AC or heater vents are turned on while you hear this noise, then it's probably coming from the indoor cabin filter (being dirty or debris trapped) or perhaps one...
Hi I have a 2010 Dodge avenger it starts up fine but the gear shifter seems to be disconnected from the gears it moves freely
I would recommend having your vehicle shifter and the vehicles transmission inspected by a qualified professional for damages. It is abnormal for the shifter to move freely and appear to not select any gear. It is very possible that something...
I Have a broken bolt in my exhaust
You may want to try an easy out kit which sometimes is helpful in removing broken bolts where the only option may otherwise be having to drill it out. In some cases, heating the area up will allow the broken...
My Dash board is indicating their is a problem with the anti break system (ABS). Can you tell me how much it would cost
The cost to repair the ABS system depends on exactly what is wrong. Possible faults range from a simple loose wire, which obviously costs little to fix, to more costly issues such as a bad wheel sensor. If you have...
Replaced radio with car specific replacement with CAN module and the security light blinks and engine starts then cuts off. Will t
Hi Wayne. Thanks for submitting the question today. Unfortunately, we're not able to offer repair advice when any aftermarket components are installed, as we focus solely on OEM service, repair and maintenance solutions for cars, trucks and SUV's sold in...
The electrical throttle light came on and now my car won't start. What is the problem?
The electronic throttle controls throttle opening and if there is a fault in any computer systems that the computer is programmed to limit throttle opening and even cause not to start again. You may need to have computer scanned for...
Car temp fluctuating between normal and overheating
Hi Teleisha. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues causing the Avenger to run hotter than normal, ranging from an obstruction of debris in the cooling tubes or heater core, or failed water pump - even fuel...
ETC Light/Temp Gauge
In resolving all these issues, the first step will be to download the OBD-II trouble codes that have caused the check engine light and the ETC warning lights to set. There will likely be issues related to those codes that...
Heater blows hot air from drivers side and cold air from passenger side of car on 2012 Dodge Avenger. Why??
It sounds like you may have a faulty blend door actuator. Inside your vehicle's vent system, there are small doors that open and close to change the flow of air running through the system. These doors are operated by small...
2013 dodge avenger overheating while idle
Hi Alex. There are several things that can cause overheating, ranging from obstruction of debris in the coolant system or heater core, a failed water pump, thermostat, radiator fan or simply old coolant that is not properly mixed. The clicking...
Hello, I have a 2010 Dodge Avenger Sxt Automatic 2.4l. the lightning bolt light is flashing in morning when turn heat on immediate
You will need to have computer scanned to see if codes are stored and have them diagnosed. The throttle body light comes on and flashes when the system detects a problem and goes into failure mode and should store a...
Engine timing
Hi Kaiesha. Thanks for contacting us today. At first glance, I would disagree with both of those opinions. Typically, the rotten egg smell is an indication of a clogged or worn out catalytic converter. This could also be the source...
I just chang my battery and alternator car still would not start have no power at all in the car nothing comes on.
You will need to first check to make sure the battery clamps are clean and getting good contact to battery post. If okay then check all major fuses are not blown and if they are all good then you may...
My Dodge Avenger is running hot intermittently. New thermostate, coolant has been flushed for air pockets.
A scan tool should be applied to measure the actual engine operating temperature. Gauge and/or temperature sensor/sending unit malfunctions have to be ruled out. if the car is in fact overheating, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed...
Low/rough idle, issues accelerating, jerks after slowing down then speeding back up
There could be multiple deficiencies that, added together, create the poor operation. You can look at short and long term fuel trim on a scan tool and make some inferences as to the condition of the fuel injectors. Given the...

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