The 4 Most Common Avenger Problems

We've pulled together a list of the most widespread problems that Avenger owners have to deal with.

AHR Deploys

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The active head restraints in some Jeep vehicles are handing out free concussions. A mechanical breakdown inside the restraint means they could deploy randomly at any time.

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Stuck in Park

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Can't shift the car into reverse or drive! Now what? This is most commonly reported from Dodge Avenger owners, but there have also been similar complaints about other Dodge makes as well as other Chrysler and Jeep vehicles having a similar …

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Avenger Engine Failure From Faulty PCM

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The 3.6L V6 engine in the 2011 Avenger is known for randomly shutting off while the vehicle is idling or slowing down.

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What Avenger Owners Complain About

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Worst Topics

Worst Years

Avenger Generations

Generations are groups of model years where few, if any, changes were made to the vehicle which means their model years tend to break in similar ways. The Avenger has 2 generations available in North American markets.

By the Numbers

  1. 892 complaints

    Running tally of owner grievances filed to CarComplaints.com.

  2. 195 service bulletins

    Documenting the process of troubleshooting common problems.

  3. 24 recall campaigns

    Time-sensitive, free repairs for widespread safety problems.

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