Dodge Caliber Problem Report

Dodge Caliber The Front Struts May Wear Prematurely

(38 reports)

The front struts may wear prematurely, resulting in poor handling and/or a rough ride. Struts may also be diagnosed as leading. When replacing front struts on 2007 - 2009 vehicles, the jounce bumper should be inspected. If it is found to be a one-piece black rubber part, it should be replaced with a newly designed jounce bumber end dust shield.

Replaced busings & control arms both sides for last couple years... this year it's the struts. gonna drive it into the ground & get anything but Dodge. -
blown front struts on car used only for short in-town commuting. Only 26,000 miles, and tires completely worn, too. 26,000 miles on a set of Firestones OEM... will never own Firestones again. -
Dead struts, need to replace. -
HAD TO REPLACE THEM -
At 40.000 miles the driver side strut was leaking.ended up replacing both front struts -
Front right strut bushing worn. Replaced the strut. -
Front strut. coil. broken. pasd.side -
Took vehicle in to rotate tires and was notified the struts was blown. Had to replace struts and jounce bumper. Car was riding routes and bottoming out when going over rough roads. -
struts tie rods this is awful no more dodges -
mechanic told me strut valves leaked and needed to be replaced -
Left front seal ab boot rubber broke down and leaked -
Clunking noise in right front of vehicle. Right front strut bad, replaced both front struts. Replaced both dust covers and jounce stops according to TSB for front strut replacement. -
Driver side strut - replaced -
Had problem at about 50000 but pushed it till now since dint drive often -
Blown struts -
Both struts leaking. -
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