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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Dodge Caliber
If 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, removable flashlight (rechargeable) and...

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2007 Dodge Caliber jerking motion while driving new crank and cam shaft as well as tune up and oil change what could be the proble
It is possible that an issue such as this would be associated with a check engine light. I would recommend having any trouble codes that are stored in your system read by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause...
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I can’t find the factory amp on my 2007 Dodge Caliber
If a car comes with a factory subwoofer, the app for it is typically located near where the subwoofer is mounted. It is also possible that the amplifier can be integrated into the head unit for the radio. I would...
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Window won't close
There are a couple of different things that could cause this issue. The switch could have been damaged preventing a complete circuit from being made or the motor inside the door that controls the window could have gone bad. The...
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Sqeaking in the rear
Hi there. The problem you're describing sounds awfully similar to an issue with the wheel bearings to me. The wheel bearings allow your free floating rear tires (on the Dodge Caliber) to ride without restriction. However, when you hear a...
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Multiple error codes
With that number of fault codes for different systems, it is not likely that a fuse is the problem. However, the EVAP codes can possibly be due to a bad gas cap if it not in fact loose. With the...
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Lack of acceleration
Hello There, There are many reasons that may cause your car to be sluggish upon acceleration such as a clogged catalytic converter, dirty fuel injectors, a faulty mass air flow sensor, low fuel pressure and many other things. I would...
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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...
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Car will not go into gear
Hi. Your vehicle has a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and a shift interlock system. If you can move the gear selector through the options but the vehicle does not move, the problem is likely internal to the transmission. If you...
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Car vibrates in drive
Hello. Worn out transmission and motor mounts will cause this as they will be allowed to move while the engine is running. That movement causes the vibration. If they are definitely worn then they should be replaced. The most common...
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Ball joints
It is not normal to have the ball joint welded to the vehicle. All factory welds are clean and painted like the chassis, so it should be easy to tell if it was a weld that was done afterwards. This...
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Engine loses all power under light throttle at low rpms, but no problems if more than 50% throttle or high rpms.
Nicholas. If you're 100% certain that this is not a clutch issue, then like you said, it's likely a fuel restriction or ignition timing issue. Since you know your car, and what repairs have been completed, you are better equipped...
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SRT4 idles fine, but dies when light throttle is applied, no check engine lights, no codes.
Hi Nicholas. Thanks for contacting us today. Although I'm sure your clutch driving skills are great, it's quite possible that the clutch itself is the source of your problem. Most of the time when an engine falls flat while releasing...
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I was just about out of gas and almost to has station when a red lightening bolt started flashing and the car started sputtering,
The red lightning bolt indicates that there is a problem wit the electronic throttle control unit. This may be for a specific reason or may be due to a slight glitch. Try resetting the throttle control unit by doing the...
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How to reset 2008 dodge caliber electonic throttle control system
Since you ran your car out of fuel it may have burned the fuel pump out. You should have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pump in the fuel tank failed? When you run your fuel too low...
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Lightning bolt symbol
The red lightning bolt indicates that there is a problem wit the electronic throttle control unit. This may be for a specific reason or may be due to a slight glitch. Try resetting the throttle control unit by doing the...
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2011 Dodge caliber heat. Transmission overheats when the air conditioning is on. While the AC is off, the trans has no problem.
You should check the cooling fans are coming on with the a/c to keep the engine and transmission cool. The CVT transmission may have a blocked cooler or cooler screen in the transmission. Have a CVT transmission mechanic check the...
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2010 Dodge Caliber Engine High Engine RPMs
It sounds like your transmission may be slipping. When engine RPMs increase, but vehicle speed does not, that's a good indication of transmission slippage. The engine will sound louder when this happens because it's racing. Your vehicle has what's referred...
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My right turn signal was dimming the dash lights now the whole turn signal bar will not work. Headlights are on will not turn off
Hi there. Typically the root source of this problem is the control module that supplies power and activates electrical accessories, like the turn signals, brake lights and such. It can be either an exposed wire creating an electrical drain or...
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Car won't start but cranks over gas gauge is broke
Hello, thank you for writing in. All signs thus far point to the fuel pump going out. You can test the available power to the fuel pump to ensure the pump is being supplied with the proper voltage. You can...
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Stripped lug nut/unable to change tire
Hello, thank you for writing in. Locking lug nuts would cause every wheel to require a special socket in order to remove the tire. These are often aftermarket, but if you have a set on the car, this may have...

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