Dodge Caliber Problem Report
Dodge Caliber The Front Struts May Wear Prematurely
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. - Visitor
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. - Visitor
Dead struts, need to replace. - Visitor
HAD TO REPLACE THEM - Visitor
At 40.000 miles the driver side strut was leaking.ended up replacing both front struts - louvall
Front right strut bushing worn. Replaced the strut. - Visitor
Front strut. coil. broken. pasd.side - Visitor
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. - Visitor
struts tie rods this is awful no more dodges - Visitor
mechanic told me strut valves leaked and needed to be replaced - Visitor
Left front seal ab boot rubber broke down and leaked - Visitor
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. - Visitor
Driver side strut - replaced - Visitor
Had problem at about 50000 but pushed it till now since dint drive often - jessica2002
Both struts leaking. - Visitor
floats bad over bumps and weak braking.What all should i get replaced,and can i do it myself ??...
replaced both front struts&bushings.still have the same rattle noise.
Car is making a "creaking" noise when slowing down and taking off. Started to make noise after...