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  1. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have a problem on a 2012 Caliber- crap acceleration- from 20 to 35MPH it bucks a little bit like it's choking or slipping or can't find the exact speed you want, and doesn't accelerate worth anything. Also, getting on the highway, Wide Open Throttle and it revs up to 5000RPM but still isn't...
  2. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hello all, I am new to the site and am glad to have found a site specifically directed for my make and model. I have a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 Automatic that i bought a little over a year ago. Being the mechanically inclined person that I am, I am very good at keeping up with maintenance...
  3. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    So today I decide to take my car out for a spin. This weekend has been much cooler and I haven't had to use the a/c. I go to do a 0-60 test cuz of the cooler air today and it seems much faster than usual (2-3 seconds). I know in colder air motors will run better but i'm not sure it would be that...
  4. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi Everyone! My partner left the ignition on and drained the battery. (grrr) He charged the battery and when I attempted to drive away, the engine light was on and the car would not accelerate. I'm thinking it has something to do with the computer's communication with the ?? A neighbor suggested...
  5. Dodge Caliber Review - Owners
    I just purchased a 2009 Caliber SXT Sport with a 5 spd. I had to drive around 125 miles to the dealership to get the one I wanted. Options aside...I drove home the 125 miles, and got more and more excited about the vehicle. I was loving the chill zone, and still love how smooth the ride is...
  6. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Does the engine in a Caliber 'twist' too much? Years ago I had an Escort GT with a 5-speed gearbox, and when shifting, or letting off the gas pedal, you could feel the engine moving around under the hood. I had the motor/trany mounts checked out, and they were all fine. So I bought an Engine...
  7. Performance DIY
    We need to post this info from Bigtsr in our Knowledge Base as a sticky. It's too important to let it get buried. I have edited it to add how I did it because the way I did it really improved the throttle response! This possibly could improve the manuals as well since it is mainly a...
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