Common questions

Why is my 2012 Dodge Avenger overheating?

Why is my 2012 Dodge Avenger overheating?

While there are a variety of reasons your Dodge Avenger is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

Why is my Dodge Avenger leaking coolant?

A ruptured heater core would cause coolant to leak into the front passenger floorboard. If too much coolant is leaking, it could lead to an overheating situation and damage the engine. Coolant leaking out of the water pump due to a failed seal is common on a dodge avenger.

Why does my car keep using all the coolant?

Disappearing engine coolant could be the result of a slightly cracked hose, a tiny hole in your radiator, or a water pump issue. It’s also possible for a coolant leak to develop inside your vehicle or to simply vaporize into mist via your defroster.

How do you bleed the coolant on a 2012 Dodge Avenger?

When the engine is cool, fill the reservoir to the cold mark line on the side of the reservoir, and just go. It will circulate and bleed itself while your driving.

What kind of antifreeze does a 2012 Dodge Avenger take?

The 2012 Dodge Avenger uses zerex yellow 50/50 antifreeze or coolant.

What kind of coolant does a 2012 Dodge Avenger take?

Where is the thermostat located on a 2013 Dodge Avenger?

The thermostat in a 2013 Dodge Avenger equipped with a 3.6 liter engine can be found under hood to the left of the engine below the oil reservoir on the passenger side of the engine bay.

What are the signs of a blown head gasket?

Bad head gasket symptoms

  • White smoke coming from the tailpipe.
  • unexplained coolant loss with no leaks.
  • Milky white coloration in the oil.
  • Engine overheating.

What coolant does a Dodge Avenger take?

Prestone 50/50 Coolant/Antifreeze.