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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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When applying the gas my car jerks when accelerating
What you are describing 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...
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Transmission fluid leaking
Hi There, If the CV axles were damaged and not properly repaired or replaced, there is a good chance that the transmission fluid may be leaking from the CV joint area as these are connected to the transmission. A CV...
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My mechanic mistook a bad starter for a bad timing chain and bent valves. Is that really weird?
Although, it is very difficult to say what may have led to a diagnosis like this, an engine that is improperly timed may at first sound like a starting problem due to the sound the motor will make when turning...
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I tried to jump another car and when I tried to turn mine back on it won't start, it acts like it's going to but don't
Hi there. When a car won't start but will crank over, it's caused by an ignition system or fuel system failure; so it shouldn't be related to the jump start. The only exception of this is if you connected the...
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My 2007 Dodge Caliber ACT won't shift out of lower gear, the temperature light and check engine light came on with a code of P0172
Hi There, This code relates to a rich fuel condition. This can be caused by a faulty mass air flow sensor, a bad fuel injector or a faulty coolant temperature sensor. In your case since the temperature light came on,...
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on after market rims how can you determine which size lug nuts to get for it wont be undersized
For your vehicle, you will need lugs nuts designated "M12-1.50". That means the lug nut is intended to thread onto a 12 mm diameter wheel stud with a thread pitch of 1.5 mm. However, you need to select a style...
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Ignition coil
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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Dodge Caliber A/C compressor
Hi Julio, You do not have to change the AC condenser at the same time while changing the AC compressor. In some cases the compressor may fail due to the condenser collecting too much debris that comes from the compressor....
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i was driving and my oil light kept going off. Car had oil. Car wouldn't accelerate. Car died. It does not turn engine over now.
It is very possible that the engine has been damaged beyond repair. Usually when the oil light goes on and the vehicle is low on oil, especially when a loud noise is heard right before the vehicle died, it is...
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Ordered an OEM Resonator Pipe Assembly for the car.
If the new exhaust pipe ill fit properly in place but is just close to other components, this should be ok. If it will not mount properly, you may have the wrong part. Many systems and components of the vehicle...
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Replacing the exhaust pipe
When you order an OEM part, it should look EXACTLY like the original one. If there are any differences whatsoever, you have the wrong part. This is especially true when the differences relate to how the part is mounted to...
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Dodge caliber. Car heating up to 3/4 and idle is high. No pressure in top rad. hose and i changed thermostats still nothing.
It is possible that you could have an air pocket in the cooling system after replacing the thermostats. Many vehicles will have a coolant bleed valve to remove such air. Simply locate the valve, start the engine, allow it to...
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2011 Dodge Caliber Mainstreet car cuts off by itself after driving or even on a turn. any thoughts ?
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, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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hey i popped my tire and the wheel is pretty messed up how much you'll think it is to replace/fix
Hi there. It really depends on what type of wheel you have. If it's a steel wheel with a hub cap that covers it, the cost for the wheel and tire should range between $200 to $300 total. However, if...
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How much would it cost to replace the ORVR valve or the charcoal canister can?
It sounds like you may have a leak in the EVAP system causing the car to stall. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from...
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Hey. My throttle body went out on my 2009 dodge caliber. I had a friend replace it. The car is still driving like it wants to shut
Hello, thank you for writing in. Considering the work already completed, we can assume for the moment that the throttle and pedal's sensor are both working. If you have not already re-scanned the vehicle for codes, do so first. You...
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car is jerking while i am driing it and its making a noise and the engine light comes on and its driving very rough
If the check engine light came on at the same time that the rough operation started, it is likely that the codes stored will narrow the diagnostic. Therefore, I would start by downloading those codes and then try to determine...
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If a speed sensor on a 08 Dodge Caliber goes will the car drive real slow
It is possible for a speed sensor to limit the throttle opening since the failed sensor system can cause the powertrain to get damaged or not know how fast you are going and will cause failsafe mode on some vehicles....
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07 caliber wont start
Hi there. Typically when you can crank over the engine but it will not ignite it is caused by a fuel or ignition system component failure. Some of the more common components that can cause this issue on your 2007...
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I have a 2009 dodge caliber with several issues that has happened progressively
Hello, thank you for writing in. We understand some issues are far more complex than others and harder to explain, but you highlighted the major issues well. One aspect about Calibers that is mentioned in the owner's manual is that...

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