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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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 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 cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2008 Dodge Avenger Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 242009

Avenger 4-cyl

  • 40,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Dodge Avenger. While driving the vehicle she noticed smoke coming from under the hood of the vehicle, after stopping she noticed flames under the vehicle. The fire department extinguished the fire. The fire marshall concluded that the fire was caused by the radiator fan motor connector. The current and failure mileages were 40000. Updated 11/12/09 updated 11/16/09.

- Richmond, VA, USA

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