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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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My resr defroster is not working in my 2008 Dodge Caliber
Hello. Most of the time this is a problem with the TIPM> You would need a scan tool to see if there are any codes in the TIPM or to see if it is commanding the defroster to come on....
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Car will not move in gear after we bleed the clutch slave cylinder 2011 Dodge Caliber
Hello - if releasing the clutch pedal with the car in gear does not produce forward motion with the transmission in a forward gear, then yes, the clutch has likely failed. This would be a failure of the clutch disk...
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My husband replaced the throttle body and petal switch. The light keeps coming on. How do you clear the codes? 2011 Dodge Caliber
Hi there - check the problem code that keeps coming up. I suspect a mismatch between the throttle position sensor (TPS) and the engine computer. The TPS has software in it that has to be coded specifically to the engine...
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Caliber turns over but won't start?
Hi there. Assuming, you have reinstalled the original PCM (powertrain control module) and still won't start, circuit tests for the crankshaft position sensor need to be performed. A poor connection or broken wire could be the cause for the no...
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Will this service remove my check engine light and allow me to pass emissions?
The answer is "not necessarily" because the Codes you are reciting, P2004 and P2017 do NOT necessarily mean that there is anything wrong with the intake manifold runner control valve itself. The only way to determine if that valve is...
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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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How do i reset the computer after i change the crank shaft position censor?
To reset the check engine light you can disconnect the battery via the negative battery terminal and let the vehicle sit for an hour before reconnecting the battery. This will drain all of the power from the electronics and clear...
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How is it possible to replace struts at my house outside on the snow
Anytime struts are removed the body and suspension will need to be supported separately at the same time. The strut can then be removed without a problem. In order to separate the spring from the strut a special strut compressor...
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staring problem
Hi there. It sounds like a severe case of memory steer or there could be some failed steering rack bushings allowing excessive steering rack movement. The steering rack bushings may or may not be easily accessible for a visual inspection,...
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What makes an automatic transmission not to change gears?
Hi there. Check the throttle cable to the transmission and make sure that its not broken or loose. If the transmission does not have a kick down cable, then the kick down solenoid could be not working causing the transmission...
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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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My car will go in every gear but drive
If you had a transmission flush and then the transmission lost forward gear then your forward clutch band is bad and lost first drive gear. You may want to double check the shift cable is selecting the correct drive gear....
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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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I was driving on the highway and I lost power and the car cut off. The car will not start back up and it has gas in it has coming through the gas line.
Hi there. Check the ignition system and see if the spark plugs are sparking. If the spark plugs are not sparking, then check for power to the ignition coil. If there is no power to the ignition coil, then check...
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Is there a specific exhaust manifold type/shape/brand I should be looking at ?
Hello there, a cracked exhaust manifold is a common problem with your 2007 Dodge Caliper. When looking for replacement parts the best bet is always a OEM part, or an aftermarket OEM replacement. These labels mean the part is meant...
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Need cv axel half shafts replaced.
If a mechanic shows up with an air tool to apply torque to a CV axle nut, run for the exits. The ONLY tool that can be used to tighten that nut is a carefully calibrated torque wrench, preferably one...
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Car is losing and acquiring power sporadically. Electronic Throttle Control Light is illuminated.
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor (also known as an Electronic Throttle Control). The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body...
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My car idles high in drive while the brakes are applied.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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I have a light on my dash that my manual calls the ETC, or electric throttle controller.
Anything to do with electronic throttle control should be inspected as soon as possible. Today's vehicles no longer have a mechanical connection from the gas pedal to the engine.- throttle cable. A series of sensors, switches, and motors are used...
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The check engine light often comes on and goes off after a well.
When the Check Engine Light comes on, that means that Trouble Codes, likely identifying the causes of the issue you are having, have been stored in your car's computer. The fastest way to resolve this is to have a Check...

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