2007 Dodge Caliber Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Dodge Caliber

2007 Dodge Caliber Problems

Blown struts

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.

Water Leak From Sun Roof Drain Tubes

Water leaks from the headliner may be cause by damaged sun roof drain tubes.

No start or no crank due to theft system wireless control module

A no crank or no start condition may be the result of a theft system fault. Our technicians tell us that replacing the wireless control module should correct this issue.

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2007 Dodge Caliber Questions

my wheels stop turning when car is in gear. Would this b the drive shaft? (2 answers)

I was stuck in snow when I ran out of gas. I put gas in and when I started the car to go, my tiers no longer spin when in any gear. Would this b a drive shaft issue, or a clutch issue?

Can u use a used tipm modulater on a 2007 Dodge caliber? (1 answer)

I have a great price to get a used tipm modulater but haven't because I havr been told different times that u can't use a used One but them I have different people who say I can.. Could u please tell me who is right..

I changed the thermostat but my heating system is blowing out cold air. (1 answer)

I am losing coolant from somewhere . I fill it up like every other day.

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2007 Dodge Caliber Recalls

Accelerator Pedal May Stick and/or Bind

The accelerator pedal bearing pockets may be oversized. As a result, the pivot bushings may become dialoged, causing the accelerator to bind or stick. If the accelerator were to stick, the "smart" braking system will overcome the stuck accelerator under certain conditions. Dealers will replace the affected accelerator pedals to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 29, 2010. The Chrysler recall number is K11.

Parking Brake May Not Fully Engage

The parking brake mechanism may not engage fully to secure the vehicle due to some incorrectly sized wheel hub mounting bolts being in the way. Dealers will replace the rear hub mounting bolts and repair the park brake free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2007 Dodge Caliber Reviews

JUNK, is all i can say. The first new car I ever bought paid $19,000 in 06 for it and had nothing but problems. To many to list. just hope it helps someone for making the same mistake, as i did...
Bought my caliber used, best thing about it is the stereo, it's like the Pinto of Dodge. Disappointed, disgusted and done with Dodge!
This has been the best car for my daughter. I bought it used in 2008 (its a 2007 model), as it was a rental car. It now has almost 150K miles on it, we've only had to replace the spark plugs and front brakes and rotors on it just this past year, and this year we are currently replacing the front struts and back shocks. This car has taken care of my daughter through highschool and now school...

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