2009 Dodge Caliber Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2009 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.

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

A whistle sound from the left side may be noted while driving. Modifications to the outside mirror assembly may be necessary to correct this issue.
Vehicles equipped with 4-wheel disk brakes have had a parking brake adjustment added to their 30K interval service.