hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,347 miles

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problem #8

Sep 012019


  • 104,000 miles
Vehicle in motion most on highway and sometimes city streets. Sometimes the car will bog down usually between 40--65 mph when accelerating and also while not. Took to dealership they keyed it (test) and said manifold sensor or sensor about $1500 repair. Got this fixed and car still doing it. This has been going on for at least 5 years that I know of. I don't drive vehicle all the time but when it gets drove it happens. The last time this happened was 2 weeks ago. Its was going on at about 50000 miles

- Athens, AL, USA

problem #7

Jun 012018


  • miles
There is a recall on the PCV on the year make and model and my check engine light is reading that it is bad but they say that my VIN does not match for recall but yet my year make and model does

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #6

Mar 022018


  • 159,777 miles
The 2008 Dodge aveneger had 6 recalls. My 2009 Dodge Avenger is doing everything the 08 was recalled for.

- Fowlerville, MI, USA

problem #5

May 142016


  • miles
I feel these. Recalls should be done on my car because I don't feel safe and was beg informed about any of them and my car is having issues due to them

- Kellogg, MN, USA

problem #4

Dec 112012


  • 89,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Avenger. The contact smelled fuel inside the vehicle and noticed a leak from the fuel tank. The vehicle was taken a dealer for diagnostic testing. The fuel pump module was replaced. The failure recurred and the vehicle was taken back to a dealer for the same repairs. The vehicle was experiencing the failure listed in NHTSA campaign number: 09V047000 (fuel system, other); however, the VIN was not included. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 89,000.

- Port Orange , FL, USA

problem #3

Dec 022014


  • 114,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Avenger. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled and the service engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle was able to restart after several attempts. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 08V528000 (power train) and 09V047000 (fuel system, other). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 114,000.

- Newnan, GA, USA

problem #2

Aug 012013


  • 48,000 miles
When I refuel my 2009 Avenger the fuel comes back out the filler tube. I can't even set the lock on the pump to the first click or it will burst gas out and splatters the car and myself. Looks like the 2008's had the problem also.

- Lovilia, IA, USA

problem #1

Sep 082012

Avenger 4-cyl

  • 72,000 miles
My check engine light came on P2004. I then took it to a shop and was advised it was the electronic throttle control. They have been getting many customers taking their cars in for the same problem. Was advised to take it to Dodge because there should be a recall. The shop did not even charge me for the diagnostic. The car is not drivable. I stalled and was almost hit at a light. I called Dodge and it is going to be $105 for a diagnostic and once they find out what needs to be done they will give me a price. The information from the other shop told me to start looking online. There are thousands of forums with thousands of complaints. Dodge closes at 4pm on Saturday and they cannot look at my car today. In the meantime, I am left stranded. If a recall should be made, please make it soon.

- Tucson, AZ, USA