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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 transmission and coolant sensor has been replaced car wont start dodge avenger 2013
Hi there. In most cases, when you have maintenance or repair completed on a vehicle system that does not impact the starting of the vehicle (like the cooling system), and it doesn't start - it's due to something being removed...
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Why does my car overheat at idle
Your car is only three years old and so should not need transmission fluid. If the level was low, you should check to be sure there is not a leak. It's very easy to overfill the transmission so it would...
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just got a transmission replaced in my 95 dodge avenger, left the garage with it today and it wont shift out of first
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing what the garage actually or what they removed, it's hard to tell you what may be causing this issue. Typically an automatic transmission will not have issues shifting unless two problems exists. First, the transmission...
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What would cause my shifter in my 2008 Dodge Avenger to feel sticky when moving it.
Hi there. Most of the time this will only occur if something was spilled into the shifter at one point in time or another. If a soda was spilled it will get very sticky over time and will cause this...
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When car is off and in park I can turn the wheel left and right and makes a clicking/clicking noise.i have changed both ball j LRT
The noise will be most easily pinpointed if you have an assistant turn the wheel while you, or a mechanic, hone in on the location. There are quite a few other potential sources of the noise such as the upper...
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Need to replace front left CV axle, do I need to replace the CV boot as well?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The damage done to the unit will dictate what exactly needs to be done. If the entire CV axle on one side or the other needs to be replaced, then the entire shaft is...
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Car idles rough with AC on - 2008 dodge avenger
Hello, thank you for writing in. There can be multiple problems with the vehicle causing your issues. First, we need to take a look at the drive belt which sends power to the AC system from the engine. When the...
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On my 2013 Dodge Avenger 6 cyl the headlights pluse when rpm is under 1000.
It is possible that you may be having an issue with your alternator. The alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine is running so that it has enough power to start the car next time. If the...
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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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