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DODGE AVENGER - 2012 DODGE AVENGER Problems & Complaints

 
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by Chrysler Group LLC

There are 49 complaints filed for the 2012 DODGE AVENGER

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2012 DODGE AVENGER. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2012 DODGE AVENGER, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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Air Bags (11) Exterior Lighting (3) Seat Belts (1) Steering (6) Visibility (1)
Electrical System (9) Fuel System Gasoline (3) Service Brakes (4) Structure (5) Visibility Wiper (2)
Electronic Stability Control (2) Power Train (10) Service Brakes Hydraulic (2) Suspension (9) Wheels (2)
Engine (4)

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ENGINE

7/29/2014 - SPRING , TX
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE STALLED NUMEROUS TIMES WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS. THE INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS FLASHED INTERMITTENTLY DURING THE FAILURE. ADDITIONALLY, THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW WAS INOPERABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 51,500.

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VISIBILITY: GLASS, SIDE/REAR

7/29/2014 - SPRING , TX
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE STALLED NUMEROUS TIMES WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS. THE INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS FLASHED INTERMITTENTLY DURING THE FAILURE. ADDITIONALLY, THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW WAS INOPERABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 51,500.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

7/29/2014 - SPRING , TX
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE STALLED NUMEROUS TIMES WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS. THE INSTRUMENT PANEL INDICATORS FLASHED INTERMITTENTLY DURING THE FAILURE. ADDITIONALLY, THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE WINDOW WAS INOPERABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT DIAGNOSED OR REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 51,500.

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AIR BAGS

7/28/2014 - ROXDORO, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE AIR BAG INDICATOR WAS ILLUMINATED. THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 13V282000 (AIR BAG, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM). THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 48,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

7/28/2014 - ROXDORO, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE AIR BAG INDICATOR WAS ILLUMINATED. THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 13V282000 (AIR BAG, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM). THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 48,000.

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AIR BAGS

7/11/2014 - WHITE HOUSE, TN
THE FRONT AIR BAGS WON'T WORK CORRECTLY DUE TO A DEFECTIVE PART.THE CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPT THAT WE TALKED TO SAID WE HAD TO PAY FOR THE REPAIR BECAUSE THERE WAS NO RECALL ON IT AT THE TIME.WHAT KIND OF SERVICE CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS VEHICLE AND WHAT KIND OF VEHICLES ARE YOU MAKING ANYWAY????? DO I NEED TO CONSIDER BUYING A DIFFERENT BRAND NEXT TIME?????

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

6/23/2014 - JOLON , CA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT ALL OF THE EXTERIOR LIGHTING FAILED ON THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A MECHANIC WHO STATED THAT THE LIGHT POWER MODULE WAS DEFECTIVE AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED AND THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 48,300.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

6/20/2014 - CLEVELAND, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT AFTER PARKING THE VEHICLE AND RETURNING APPROXIMATELY EIGHT HOURS LATER, THE CENTER CONSOLE WAS MELTED FROM A SMALL FIRE. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED AND THERE WERE NO INJURIES. A POLICE REPORT WAS NOT FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHO WAS UNABLE TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 49,424.

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VISIBILITY/WIPER

6/12/2014 - FOUR OAKS, NC
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS FAILED TO OPERATE. THE NEXT DAY, THE CONTACT DISCOVERED THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS OPERATING ALTHOUGH THE VEHICLE WAS TURNED OFF AND THE KEYS WERE NOT INSIDE THE IGNITION SWITCH. THE CONTACT MENTIONED THAT IN ORDER TO SHUT THE WIPERS OFF THE BATTERY WAS DISCONNECTED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE WAS FAULTY. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE DEFECT. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 70,000.

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SERVICE BRAKES

6/10/2014 - JACKSONVILLE, FL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 DODGE AVENGER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKES FAILED TO ENGAGE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO A DEALER FOR A DIAGNOSTIC. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 47,000.

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