really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,500 miles

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problem #2

Sep 152003

Avenger 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 131,000 miles
In the am on 9/15/03 on the freeway traveling about 65 mph, lateral arm broke off on the left side of my car, causing the left tire to push upwards into the fender and the axle to snap in half. I had to put the car into park at 40 mph to get it to stop so I would not hit the concrete barrier or the I-5 sign. Dodge did pay for the car to be repaired, but not more than 2 weeks later the car began to make a noise while reversing and while going over bumps in the road, they told me this is the brakes, but another mechanic said that it is the lateral arm again. Dodge is refusing to pay to fix it and when I brought them the car they did not visually inspect the car, they only took it on a test drive. I have been having anxiety attacks everytime I hear that noise, my back and shoulder have been in pain and I have seen a specialist because of this. And to be quite honest I just don't have the money to repair the vehicle myself. Also, the front brake rotars are warped and this is the 2nd time that they have been replaced in the 3 1/2 years I have owned the vehicle. I think that is a bit much.

- Keizer, OR, USA

problem #1

Dec 151999


  • miles
I had to have my fuel pump replaced at only 53,000 miles. Then not even a week later my check engine light is on. I took it to the same Dodge dealership countryside motors in lawrenceburg, ky 40342. After replacing my fuel pump, now I needed a new down stream oxygen sensor replaced. Was it the sensor the whole time? with only 53,000 miles on my car I find this hard to believe I needed both!!!

- Lawrenceburg, KY, USA