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

Dodge Caliber Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Average Mileage: 77,482 mi (20,000 mi - 168,288 mi)


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.

  • kusty, , 109,555 mi

    'No Start' but will crank. Had been in 3 yrs. ago leaving us stranded but luckily warranty was still good. This morning it happened to my wife at home. After work I disconnected the neg. cable for about 10 min. and had no success with starting. So for giggles I hit the panic button (to engage the security system) and inserted key to the start position. It started and I hit the panic button again to deactivate it. Worked like a charm and both factory keys worked. Hope this helps someone. I'm a mechanic by trade and have checked for TSB's since I had the issue before. I'm happy with the car in general, but will probably never by this type again. My main source now is the Ram 1500 sport 5.9, wife gets the Caliber.

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    I had this problem and can easily be fixed by locating the ingnition fuse, pulling it out and putting it right back in. This resets the anti theft ignition lock which is sometimes sensitive to static electricity. Do not buy a new control module!!!

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  • Visitor, , 20,000 mi

    no start no crank one day yes one day no dealer can not pinpoint problem. happened at dealer also

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  • Visitor, , 20,000 mi

    dealer could not fix or find cause

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  • Visitor, , 21,845 mi

    2011 Caliber, turn on, key sticks in on position and cranks, no fire in engine.

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  • had new key cut and programed, took car home and after two days nothing , won't start no power to the starter

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  • Visitor, , 98,000 mi

    I was parked in a lot with my car running and it just shut off. A day later it would not even turn over, however the radio and lights still worked. This happened once before and my mechanic had to replace the relay wires. Now it is doing it again!!

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  • Visitor, , 68,450 mi

    same no start or no fuel or sounds click even not turn over it wireless control module that problem it suckers from dodge

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  • No crank and no start. I have only had it a year and a half and this is the second time I'm getting it fixed for this problem.

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  • Visitor, , 96,000 mi

    starts sometime but not others going in to the shop again. After reading reports tried the unlock button opened and closed driver door and it started. Looing for a new car and not a Dodge

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