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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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throttle body control
Hi there. Typically the throttle body itself does not need to be calibrated after replacement. It is vital however to have a professional mechanic complete a check engine light inspection so they can clear all stored error codes. It is...
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hi there, i have dodge caliber SXT 2007. i want to activate siren sound when locking or unlocking.
If your key fob does not have a panic button on it, it is unlikely that you will be able to get the alarm to sound with your key fob. It is likely that the alarm will only sound if...
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Transmission and other problems....pre-purchase 2007 Dodge Caliber
Hello - given the number and variety of problem codes you list, I would recommend a pre-purchase inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to the cars location, perform a thorough survey of...
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Car runs rough in drive but run smooth in neutral
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty MAP sensor as the car responds to putting it in gear or otherwise putting the motor under load. The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load and generates a...
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My car is in limp mode.
Hi there. Typically limp mode is triggered when there is a mechanical or electrical problem found in the transmission or drive train. The installation of a new throttle body may have triggered this alert if the battery cables were not...
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When I press the accelerator, there is a loud vibration coming from my engine which I can feel throughout the car.
This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is clogged, this causes these gases...
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Car won't start
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2007 Dodge Caliper to have a noise in the engine bay and not start normally. In this case the most likely fault is the alternator. The alternator contains bearings that fail over...
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Car idles roughly while on drive
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load and generates a signal...
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Car Alarm
Hi there. The TPMS can cause multiple electrical glitches in your ECU when they are not active (such as swapping snow tires and wheels). One of these glitches can be problems with the alarm or security warning lights illuminating. The...
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Hit a ditch yesterday in my Dodge caliber 2010 sxt and now my back tire on driver's side wobbles around 45 mph
If you notice the rear tire wobbling you should have the rim and tire checked for damage and replace as needed. If the suspension sustained damaged you will need to have the complete suspension inspected and an alignment done after...
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Dodge Caliber airbag light keeps coming on.
The air bag clockspring in the steering column could be faulty. As you turn the clockspring may be creating an open circuit. If the problem is only occurring on turns, I would suspect that possibility first as opposed to, say,...
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Loud banging and steering wheel vibration when traveling on bumpy road
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When dealing with a suspension or steering issue, always do a full inspection of both systems as they are so closely intertwined. They both can be effect each other and share symptoms. Start...
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Just replaced the old front struts with new quick struts and now i am getting some clunking and popping over bumps
If this noise has only begun after the installation of the new parts, I would check to be sure that everything is seated and tight. I would imagine that the only real places that could cause a noise would be...
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Not accelerating
Hi There, It sounds like your car may have gone into a "safe mode" due to an error that may have been detected by the car's computer or transmission control module. This is usually done in order to avoid any...
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My car starts but when i put it in drive and press on the gas it won't move
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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my etc went out in my car, we replaced it but my car still has trouble accelerating over 10 mph
Hi there. If you are having acceleration problems, and recently replaced your ETC; there are two possibilities. First, it's common for a professional mechanic to clear any stored error codes that may have indicated the ETC was damaged. If this...
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Car ran out of fuel put more in but still not starting what could it be
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several things may be happening. One would be that the fuel pump simply burned itself out trying to suck for gas. This is not uncommon in these situations. Secondly, you may have sucked up...
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The electric throttle light is on and the car idling rough when it turn it on. It wont go over a certain speed.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle has detected an issue with the electronic throttle system. The system is designed with sensors and monitors that let you know when there is an issue, and the send you into "limp...
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Car misfires then goes to limp mode.
When the vehicle goes into limp mode when the engine misfires, the computer is shutting down the electronics to the transmission to prevent damage to the catalytic converter as the fuel condition is either too lean or too rich. Check...
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What causes shaking in 2nd gear when I accelerate
Hi There, It sounds like something may be loose when the reinstallation happened resulting in the vibration as the torque of the engine is transferred to the suspension when shifting to second gear. I would suggest having a professional from...

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