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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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The coolant in my reservoir tank is hot and bubbling but i just my head gasket fixed a month or so ago. And while driving it gets
You should have the cooling system pressure tested to see if the system can hold pressure or the head gaskets are leaking again. The cooling system can be tested to see if combustion gases are getting by the head gaskets...
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Is there grease in the left side front driver side wheel bearing
The wheel bearings on the front of your car are within unitized hub assemblies and thus the grease that is placed within when the hub is manufactured is permanently sealed inside. It will not leak out. If the bearing has...
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Timing
Hi there. Without being there to physically inspecting the issue, it's impossible for us to tell you for sure what is causing the belt to be misaligned. In most cases, it's due to a pulley not being properly aligned. It's...
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Why does my car throw throttle body and traction control codes, when decelerating?
Hi there. In the case where an aftermarket throttle body is used as a replacement of an OEM component, these type of problems are common. The typical solution is reprogramming the ECU, but that's something done at a dealership. I...
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I have a 2013 dodge avenger about a month ago i had my serpentine belt replaced i noticed my car was hesitating starting up again
The serpentine belt has little to do with starting the vehicle. It's function is to drive components like the alternator, power steering pump, water pump and air conditioning compressor. If however, the belt is damaged or stretched, it can cause...
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My 2010 dodge avenger's ac is not cold. why?
The "filter" being referred to is commonly known as the Expansion Valve. It is a small tube with a metal screen between the low pressure and high pressure sides of the air conditioning system. If it gets clogged with debris,...
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Car won't start
The battery may be discharged due to the alarm going off for a long time. You can use a voltmeter to get a rough idea of the battery's condition but technically a load test should be performed on the battery....
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I need to replace my catalytic converter and I wanted to see what are the main parts I will need to buy that comes with it?
The parts required to change out a catalytic convertor will really depend on what type of converter is going to be used. There are factory type replacements that will use a flange and just get bolted into place, that will...
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So I just bought a 2014 4cyl Dodge Avenger and the transmission slips after long trips say over 20 miles. I checked the fluid and
Hi there. As the temperature increases inside the transmission, the fluid will expand; which is why the fluid level on the dipstick is higher when you check it. The goal is to follow the manufacturer's recommendation on amounts of fluid;...
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What is making the clunking feeling? 2013 Dodge Avenger
Hello - since you can feel this "clunk" through the steering wheel, this narrows the possibilities to steering and suspension-related. This could be a control arm bushing, ball joint, tie rod, damaged strut or other front suspension component that is...
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Brake rotor diameter
According to the parts listings, the front rotors are the same size across the line. The choices are when it comes to rear brake rotors. The 10.31 inch rotors are for the 2 wheel drive models and the 11.89 inch...
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Charging system light.
The charging system light will illuminate when the vehicle control system detects a problem with either the battery or the alternator. Typically, the alternator is the cause for the light. If the alternator is not able to maintain the battery...
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My gas cap warning light came on
Hi There, In today's modern cars equipped with what is called an evaporative emissions control system, the fumes in the gas tank are trapped in something called a charcoal canister where they are stored and then later recirculated into the...
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When I turn on the a/c, the car begins to shake then turn off.
Hello - your symptoms suggest that the idle air control valve is not kicking up the idle when the AC comes on (this should be automatic). It's also possible that another component (leaky injector or worn spark plug/coil) is borderline,...
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I have 2011 dodge avenger 2.4l R/T I have recently put a new battery and alternator in the car but it randomly loses power. I am s
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle is loosing power while it sits and is off, then a parasitic draw would stop it from starting. If you have excess draw while the vehicle is running, you will want...
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Engine code P0430 and losing oil
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0430 means that the ECU is detecting below threshold performance from the catalytic converter. The ECU monitors the catalytic converter closely and when a low performance threshold is detected the Check Engine Light will be displayed on...
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How to find and replace my egr valve on a 2008 Dodge Avenger r/t 3.5 fwd
Hi there. You might want to watch this video on replacing the EGR valve on a Dodge Avenger to determine where it is located and whether or not you feel comfortable completing this service. It is rather easy when you...
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Just changed out catalytic converter but needs oxygen sensor is it up stream or down stream
Hi there. I would replace both if you just replaced the catalytic converter. The upstream O2 will be located on the exhaust manifold and will become embedded with carbon deposits rather quickly. The downstream 02 sensor is near the catalytic...
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My cat converter has 2 oxygen sensors?
Hi there. The modern emissions system requires the use of at least (2) different O2 sensors. The upstream O2 sensor is designed to detect the amount of NoX coming out of your engine and adjusts your fuel/air ratio to correct...
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The car won't start
Hi there. Unfortunately, the "removing the battery cable and reconnecting it" solution of resetting security system and clearing error codes can sometimes create multiple negative symptoms; including causing ignition system component damage and creating a non-starting situation. In some cases,...

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