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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Caliber
If you’re looking for a compact car that offers a bit more space with acceptable fuel economy, the 2012 Dodge Caliber is a worthy target. The hatchback design is versatile, while the cooling storage compartment,...

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Change direction of wipers
This would require modifying the windshield wiper motor which could be costly. If it is an issue of the quality of the job they do, I would suggest purchasing better quality wiper blades.
My hose on my caliber busted, im just trying to figure out how to replace it without paying incredible prices
The coolant will have to be drained from the system. The hoses route under some components like the engine cover and the air filter box so a few parts will need to be removed to gain access to the hose...
How often do I have to change transmission oil
Most automatic transmissions call for a 60,000 mile service interval. Every 4 years or 60,000 miles is a good rule of thumb. If you'd like this done, a qualified pro from YourMechanic can come to your home or office for...
Where's then cam sensor on a Dodge Caliber 2009
Hello there! You will find the camshaft position sensors mounted on the front and rear of the cylinder heads. If you need help with this, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your car's location to replace or install...
AC pulley making noise and I don't have good power
Hello. An AC pulley will usually make noise when the bearing has worn out, and the pulley needs to be replaced. If it is already making noise, I would recommend replacing the pulley as soon as possible in order to...
My car is cranking but will not start,was told its the camshaft sensor.
Hello. This may be caused by many different issues, however, the camshaft sensor is one of those possibilities along with the crankshaft position sensor. There are few other possibilities, such as bad coils, spark plugs or potentially a fuel delivery...
i crashed into a wooden pole
This is going to be a job for a body shop and not a mechanic on this service. A body shop can quote the repairs and determine what needs to be fixed.
Won't start after being tampered with.
Unfortunately, there would be no way to verify what was tampered with without looking at the vehicle in person to see what symptoms the car is exhibiting, and then checking for noticeable changes that are related to those symptoms. It...
When accelerating the car begins to jerk real bad.
Usually when the Check Engine Light flashes, it is an indication that you have a severe misfire that may cause damage to the catalytic converter. Most of the time this is due to failing ignition components. That is why it...
Ball joints
The ball joint can be pressed but replacing the arm is not a bad idea. Considering the age of the vehicle (mileage unknown), it's a good possibility that the control arm bushings are cracked. Replacing the entire arm - which...
Cam sensor
The other camshaft sensor is under the air cleaner and near the fuel rail front of the engine, on the side of the head. You have to remove the air cleaner housing for access. If you're unable to find it...
Comparing cars
You should have a mobile mechanic check both cars for you before purchasing either one. The choice can then be made using mechanical knowledge and not looks alone. If you would like, a certified technician from YourMechanic can go to...
The rpm drops when stopped. It feels like it wants to die then catches to normal, it will do this a couple of times.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would recommend checking the idle air control valve which is what regulates intake air as it is mixed with fuel at idle and upon slowing down to an idle speed. When this is not...
Intake mainfold issue
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Code P2004 does in fact relate to intake manifold issues, however it should not require replacing the entire manifold. Some of the causes for this code to register include the manifold binding or sticking,...
Does the Dodge Caliber have an idle air control valve? I can't find a part matching its description
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your vehicle does not have an idle control valve and only has an electronic throttle control valve. You may have some dirty throttle plates. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician...
Why is my brake warning light on sometimes?
Hello. A brake warning light can come on for many reasons. If it is coming on and off intermittently, then it may be possible that the issue is electrical in nature. The brake switch is wired to both the fluid...
Car won't start
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Unfortunately, we need a bit more information to help you diagnose your problem with the 2010 Caliber. If the engine won't crank over, it's possibly due to the starter or the ignition switch that's...
Bucking during acceleration.
Hi there. It does sound like you have several different problems going on here. The bucking is usually the result of a failure in the throttle position sensor or the air flow meter. Both of these will commonly cause these...
Car didn't start this morning, do I need a new battery or did I drain my battery? (although I can't seem to think of how I did?)
Hi there! First off, don't worry about being a new car owner - everybody has gone through this same situation at least one time in their lives. When the radio or other accessories are turned on while the engine is...
Rear driver side tire is slanted, causing wear on the inside.
Hi, thanks for writing in. Camber on the rear wheels of your vehicle is not adjustable. Your vehicle was set up at the factory with fixed negative camber in the range of one-half to to 1 degree although values as...

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