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.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: Consumer Reports road tests has noted deficiencies in the 2012 Avenger with regard to engine noise, acceleration, braking, handling, transmission, fuel economy, driving position and rear visibility. But at least it has a cool marketing campaign ... right?


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,300 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.

2012 Dodge Avenger brakes problems

brakes problem

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2012 Dodge Avenger Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 232013


  • 32,000 miles


Vehicle was purchased new on January 28, 2012. The tires went completely bald by 12,000 miles. On May 28,2013 at 33,000 miles, both tie rods had to be replaced. The front brake rotors were wrapped and had to be replaced. The tires will wear very fast and poses a safety hazard.

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 142012

Avenger 4-cyl

  • 4,600 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Dodge Avenger. The contact stated that when applying the brakes, the vehicle would exhibit an abnormal sound. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer but the dealer was unable to diagnose a failure. The contact had not experienced a failure with the brakes. The failure mileage was 4,600. Updated 05/11/12

- Denison, TX, USA

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