Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Dodge Avenger accessories - interior problems

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2008 Dodge Avenger Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 292010


  • 88,000 miles


I went to go get in my car to go to work after returning home 3 hours earlier and my park would not shift out of park. My wife and I took apart the console to find out if anything was jammed in it such as lose change but there wasn't. she decided to go online to do some research and discovered that this has happened to a lot of people. I have 88,000 miles on my 2008 Dodge Avenger but I take great care with maintenance. Of course there has not been a recall but I hope they do. The pink button everyone is referring to we have not tried yet...

- Charlotte, NC, USA

problem #1

Feb 202010


  • 20,000 miles
The latch that lets you take the car out of park is malfunctioning that only allows you to take the car out of park by pushing a pink latch button under the shifter.

- Hollywood, FL, USA

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