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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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Engine replacements
Hi there. Unfortunately, engine swaps and replacement is not a mechanical mobile service that we offer. You might find it very helpful and useful to contact local machine or automotive shops that offer this service for consulting on which engine...
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Does my ECM / PCM have to be reprogram after replacing with new one?
Hi there. If you were to get an ECM (engine control module) from the dealership, the dealership will flash (program) the ECM to the VIN number to your vehicle and all of the specs. However, if you were to purchase...
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My driver side wheel on my car will not move at all.
Hi there. Check the brakes and see if they are locked on the driver side. If the brakes are free, then raise up the vehicle and try to move the wheel by hand. If the wheel is lock up, then...
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Low rpm idle at 1 to 1.5k, can not get rpms over 3k
It sounds like you may have a couple of issues going on here. Your idle should generally be around 800 RPM's when the engine is warm and not at a high idle during warm up (in which case it may...
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Idling low at 1 to 1.5k rpm. can not get rpms above 3k.
It sounds like you may have a couple of different issues going on here. At idle your car should be hovering around 750-800 RPM's consistently. This is generally controlled by the idle air control valve which a valve that reads...
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What is wrong with my heat?
Hello. From your explanation of the problem you are having an issue with one of the blend door actuators under the dash. When the actuator fails this will occur. In most cases it is because the actuator has failed or...
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My car alarm is going off for no reason
Hi there. Check the sensibility of the car alarm. If the car alarm is set to a slight vibration and can pick up light vibrations, then check around the garage that would contribute to a light vibration. That may be...
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Heat does not blow warm air
This may indicate a clogged heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this warm coolant to heat the inside of the...
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Oil Pan Gasket Replacement on a Dodge Avenger.
Hi there. If all of the bolts are out of the oil pan and the pan is not coming off the engine, then get a gasket scraper with a wooden handle and slightly tap on the end of the handle...
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I was told my car has 2 thermostats. Is this true?
The vehicle with this engine size is equipped with a primary and a secondary thermostat in the cooling system. The primary and secondary thermostat open at different temperatures. The secondary one opens up at 203 F and should be fully...
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Car wont start
It sounds like you may have a weak battery possibly or potentially a problem with your alternator or voltage regulator. Depending on how your new stereo is wired, this may have caused an excessive power draw causing a fuse to...
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HOT OIL TRANSMISSION ISSUE
It sounds to me like you are having an issue with the cooling system for your transmission fluid. The transmission fluid is either cooled by the radiator or a separate transmission cooler. The fluid is transferred from the transmission via...
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How much would it cost to replace a seized alternator
Hi there. Assuming you live in one of our service areas, you can request a price quote for the alternator replacement by filling out this inquiry. Once we receive this data, we'll be better prepared to give you the right...
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Charging system failure.
Hi There, You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to....
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No heat coming out of vents?
Hi There, The leak coming from the cracked thermostat housing may have caused an excessive amount of coolant to be leaked out of the system which impacts the functionality of the heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator...
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I have a 2014 Dodge advenger se and dont know why i can not find the mileage gauge to find iut my mileage on my car . where is it
The odometer or mileage gauge is always located on the dashboard of the vehicle within the instrument cluster. If the odometer cannot be seen it is possible that the digital read out of the gauge has failed. The reason the...
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Where is located the sensor camshaft on my avenger 2009 2.4l?
Hi there. The camshaft position sensor is located in the back of the engine next to the EGR engine gas recirculation valve attached to the cylinder head under the valve cover. It would be round with two bolts and have...
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Why does the side of my radiator back flow container say 4 cycle gas...
The part is designed for a gasoline 4 cycle motor and not the Diesel 4 cycle motor.
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Can I buy a replacement lens for a broken tail light lens, or do I need to buy a whole new light?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The plastic covers or "lenses" for the taillights are not sold separately. You will have to buy the entire taillight unit if you want to make that repair. Now, keep in mind that you...
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Anti theft system won't let me use my car
You will need to try a different key. If the second key works then you need to replace the key that did not work. If the theft system still will not allow the engine to start then you need to...

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