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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...
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2008 dodge avenger crank no start
Hi Becky. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a hard to start problem like this is fuel system related, possibly a damaged mass air flow sensor, fuel pump or dirty fuel / air filters or fuel injectors. Since...
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2010 dodge avenger saying hotoil where the grears are supposed to be. If you drive it it dissapears and engine light turns on.
If the check engine light is on, then trouble codes have been stored. Even if the light goes off, the codes are still stored in memory and with an appropriate scan tool, the mechanic will read the codes. To get...
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What is wrong with my gas tank
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the fuel nozzle on the gas station's pump has a small hole in it. Once the fuel has filled up the tank and the filler neck, it reaches this small hole in the...
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2013 dodge avenger won't start. All electric is fine. Buzzing sound when it tries to start. Occasionally it starts and shuts off.
You have not specified whether the starter motor works "properly" or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank well but just won't catch and run. By properly, I mean is the starter motor consistently turning the engine over...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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My car runs fine I maintain certain speed but after a while when I accelerate it hesitates a little like the gas is low or somethi
A scan tool needs to be applied to view actual (real time) engine operating parameters. "Something" will appear out of range during such a test and then a more detailed probe will pinpoint the fault. Typically, loss of power on...
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Heat wasn’t working, Changed thermostat, heat won’t work, temp gauge goes to H.
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when you have an issue where the vehicle is running extremely hot and the heater does not work, it's due to an obstruction of debris inside the heater core, or coolant isn't...

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