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2010 Dodge Avenger R/T 4dr Sedan

2010 Dodge Avenger
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sdn, Mid-Size
21 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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August 15, 2011, 2:30 pm

JAMES M
 

Question: 2008 DODGE AVENGER MAKING CLICKING NOISE

I was driving my 2008 dodge avenger and first the battery light came on then it started making a loud noice around the alternator area and the belts. I woke up this morning put more fluids as needed the noise went down alittle but i can still hear it and when i stop and sit at lights it makes a loud rubbing noise then it putters like it wants to cut off. also while im seating thats when the the noise is the loudest and another thing after i changed my fluids and tried to start it up it didnt want to crank until i press down on the gas three times im confused is it a tune up oil chang belts my starter? please help thank you


August 23, 2011, 8:18 pm

Tyler O
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Check the belts and fluid levels. If everything is set correctly you might have an issue with the pump. The starting issue is unrelated.

You might be best off taking it in for a diagnostic.


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