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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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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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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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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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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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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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Window of caliber doesn't go up
This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse. The power window motor is what actually operates the window up and down when you push the switch. The regulator is what actually moves the...
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Hi partick . wanted to find out the price for 2008 dodge caliber gear mounting . What infromation do i need to have when ordering
Parts can be obtained with the least risk and least confusion by giving the OEM dealer your VIN number. It is possible to obtain aftermarket parts (using "year, make and model") but the research required to get even some assurance...
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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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difficulty installing ball joint into knuckle on dodge caliber
Hi Jarrod. Thanks for contacting us today. Without having a professional mechanic come to your location to complete this service for you, the best resource we can recommend is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2009 Dodge...
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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 after I pumped gas while car was running
Excessive fumes from refueling are getting into the engine from a leaking purge valve or since you had engine running the fumes can be passed into the engine and stall it or make it hard to start and will run...
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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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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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if you replace motor in car does it affect the throttle
Hi Norine. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com today. The engine itself is comprised of multiple, independent systems including the throttle body, which mixes liquid gasoline and air to create a vapor that is injected through the cylinder head and into...
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I need to replace an output shaft bearing. Is there anyway to replace it without seperating the transmission
Hi James. Thanks for contacting us today. If you have access to a hydraulic lift and can access the output shaft easily from underneath the vehicle, while providing support to the transmission, this is possible. Otherwise, you'll have to remove...
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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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Variable displacement compressor not getting power
I would recommend checking for a broken wire or blown fuse in the ac system. With so many parts replaced those are likely the only possible causes left.

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