Broken Component Prompts Dodge Avenger Recall

February 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Recalls

All units of the 2013 Dodge Avenger have been recalled by Chrysler, reports show.

The company, along the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, reported that all units of these vehicles were equipped with certain gas tanks that may have been equipped with broken control valves, which are crucial components of the fuel tank assembly.

The federal agency has stated that a potentially broken valve could result in a potential leak of fuel or engine stall. Both scenarios could result in either a fire or an accident. To prevent accidents and injuries, the company has stated that these vehicles are being scheduled to be fully repaired for free at authorized dealers.

Consumers with the recalled cars are being contacted by the company, however, if you haven’t been contacted yet and you own a 2013 Dodge Avenger, contact the manufacturer as soon as possible to learn more about this recall.

Too often, auto accidents linked to defective cars occur before recalls are issued.

To prevent any potential accident and keep consumers safe, the NHTSA issues all recall reports on its website.

If you would like to learn more about this recall and how to potentially prevent an accident, click here for the full report and more information regarding this issue.


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