Dodge Caliber Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Caliber ProblemsBlown 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 leaks from the headliner may be cause by damaged sun roof drain tubes.
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.
Dodge Caliber QuestionsSo, I changed my front stabilizer bar, but now the new one is only about an inch away from the lower control arm, is it possible my lower control arm got clamped up to high? (1 answer)
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?
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..
Dodge Caliber RecallsPotential Loss of Steering Ability
Some vehicles may have been assembled with a missing or incorrectly installed steering column pivot rivet. This could result in a loss of steering capability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the rivet and repair the steering column as required. This recall is expected to begin during June 2011. The Chrysler recall number is L23.
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.
Some vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrect lock rod in the right front door. As a result, the door could open unexpectedly, increasing the risk of passengers not wearing their seat belts being ejected from the vehicle. Dealers will inspect and replace the right front door lock rod as necessary. The recall is scheduled to begin during June 2010. The Chrysler recall number is K09.