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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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