2007 Dodge Caliber Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2007 Dodge Caliber as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems
A weak or dead battery may me caused by an excess draw related to the cabin compartment node. Our technicians tell us that a software update is available to correct this issue.

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.

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.

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 condition.

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

A squeak sound may be heard when applying and releasing the clutch pedal. Lubricating the clutch return spring and the clutch master cylinder pushrod ball socket is recommend to correct this issue.
Various engine and transmission fault code issues and driveability concerns have been addressed with software upgrades. Our technicians tell us that in some cases the engine and transmission control modules must be programed as a coordinated change. Driveability concerns may develop if only one module is reprogrammed.

The AC compressor may be damaged during cold weather conditions due to refrigerant "slugging." Our technicians tell us that the repair involves replacing the AC compressor and the condenser.

Debris may enter the HVAC blower motor causing an abnormal blower motor noise. Our technicians tell us that installing a screen over the recirculation door will stop a reoccurrence of this issue.

A swish sound may be noted from the rear over low speed bumps. Our technicians tell us that new shock caps are available to correct this issue.

The ESP lamp may illuminate while driving due to a steering angle sensor fault. Our technicians tell us a software update is available to correct this issue.
The rear wiper may stop working and a fault code B2215 stored. Also, the A.C. power inverter may not work as it should. Our technicians tell us that a software update for the totally integrated power module will correct these issues.