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  1. 2012 Horrible Acceleration, bucks between 20 and 35MPH

    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. Acceleration and idle issue

    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. Is it just me

    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. Engine Light Acceleration Problem

    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. NEW 09 Caliber problems at 900 miles!!!!!

    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. Engine Torque Stabilizer Strut for the Caliber

    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. Improve Caliber's Throttle Response With the "Procedure"

    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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