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  1. Electronic Throttle dash light indication - Problem solved

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    Hi all, I have seen some threads here discussing what is going on when the Electronic Throttle control light Illuminates. This has been happening to me also. Very intermittent fault, loss of all throttle response, etc. Intermittent so no code to be found so went and used my mechanics brain...
  2. HELP, Battery Light is on alternator tested good, new starter and battery 07 caliber RT

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    2007 caliber RT, Yesterday starter went out, replaced it , tried to start the car and battery was dead, battery got replaced, started car and battery light came on while driving. got it tested and showed the alternator wasn't working, pulled the alternator (pain in the butt), tested 3 times...
  3. Is it my starter or battery? Car won't start

    Dodge Caliber SRT4 General Discussion
    Hey fam, any help will be appreciated. Parked my car( for about 5 mins). Tried to crank it back up and it made a grinding sound like metal on metal. I assumed it was the battery but when aaa came they could not jump it. I towed it home and I haven't been able to get it started since.It seemed...
  4. Battery Recs?

    General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    When I went to the dealer for the test drive, they had to jump the car as it had been awhile since someone drove it and we've had some seriously cold weather here (I'm in Northern Indiana, bought the car in Chicago). I went to a local parts store last week and my battery is at 60%, so it's high...
  5. Crd!!!!!

    Dodge Caliber Diesel
    Hi all im new to this so bare with me if im posting in the wrong place etc. need some help choosing a battery. Im aware that the crd battery tray is smaller than the petrol version but currently can only find 2 batteries to fit with the required cca (800). One being optima red top, other is...
  6. Optima Red Top - Great battery !

    Product Reviews
    So I had to borrow my Caliber to Ermes for 2 days (I hate to but I had to! LOL). This morning I -finally- took my Caliber to go to work but when I got in the car :SHOCKED: the radio was on ! It was 7.30 am and Ermes came back to work yesterday at 15.30 pm ... nobody used the car after him...
  7. Throttle problem ... and a possible link to the battery? .... or is it time to replace the battery?

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    For weeks now, I'm having some problem of my BlueCaliber 2007 SXT sputttering - either revving up from a dead stop or driving along the road. I've been researching the cause and there has been a lot of discussions about it ranging from cleaning the throttle body to possibly the fuel filter. So...
  8. Bad Battery Caused by Stuck Relay

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    I just got back from the dealer. I noticed over the last few days that my Forester was sluggish to start. I checked the battery last night and it was at 12.43V, this morning before starting it it was 12.3V. Turning on the head lights dropped it down to 11.05V. While starting it the voltage...
  9. Break light problem - what could be the issue?

    Dodge Caliber Diesel
    Right. I just noticed both of my break lights does not come on when i engage the break pedal. Normal "on light" is fine on the rear lights, they just do not light up more when I press the break pedal. Initial thought, over charge or something caused both the light bulbs to break. Checked them...
  10. Car Not Starting Sometimes

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hello everyone, I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place to post this question, but I hope it is :) So, I have a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT, engine 2.0, and about 5 times a month it doesn't start. It happens maybe every week. I changed the battery and got a new one, lately I had a mechanic...
  11. Blinkers not working- 2007 Caliber SXT

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    A while back, all of my blinkers failed one after another within a period of about 2 days. I checked all the bulbs and they're good. Several months later I'm still having the blinker issue (I'm from NC so blinkers are optional- HA!) but now I am also having a problem where I have no or very...
  12. Battery Selection

    Dodge Caliber Diesel
    2018 UPDATE _ I STARTED THIS THREAD BASED ON A SURVEY OF SUPPLIER RECOMMENDATIONS. THE ADVISED 278mm LENGTHS DID NOT FIT MY CALIBER BATTERY TRAY. The Diesel Chryslers come with Gel spiral cell batteries, some 800 CCA. They are pricey and do not have a long life. The Caliber Battery tray has...
  13. Please help: '09 Caliber SXT doesn't start - details inside

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hello all, New guy here. First I'll come clean: the car has been sitting outside unused for about four or five months now. Two weeks ago I did start it and drove a bit, things seemed fine. Now today I tried to start it and it doesn't. Here's the thing: I unlock the car using the button on...
  14. Electrical Issues After Battery Change

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    A few weeks ago my battery died while I was at work and I had to get it replaced at Advance Auto Parts. Since I didn't have the tools with me to remove the battery I had to let them do the work and since then I've been having interior electrical problems. 1. The only interior lights that come...
  15. Need a new Battery

    General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    Well my oem battery is finally startin to die. I cant really complain, Ive got almost 5 years out of it. I want to replace it with something better then OEM. Was thinking about an Optima or similar. Anyone have any suggestions?
  16. New Battery

    Dodge Caliber Interior Mods, Audio, Video
    Just got a new car audio grade battery. A Kinetik HC1800. Unfortunatly the Kinetiks are too tall for the cover that goes over the battery so a custom cool are intake has to be made which we are in the process of doing right now. Ill get some pics up for you soon. :D
  17. 08 Caliber SE Charging issues (with strange fix!)

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    I have an 08 Caliber SE 2.0. My troubles started with the "diesel" noise, which ended up being the alternator. I originally thought it to be the decoupler pulley, but it ended up being internal bearings. Anyway, it started off with the noise, then the other day I was sitting at a light, light...
  18. 07 Caliber RT problem starting!

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    My 07 Caliber RTstarted to start really slow the other day, the weather got colder so I thought it was batt, I jumped and and took to Auto Zone, load test proved fine, and Alt test putting out 14.4, when the car is warm it starts fine, but when left sitting it needs jump, then fires right...
  19. Alternator problems

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    I recently changed my alternator due to a bad bearing. Also replaced the battery not long before this. After replacing my alternator I started getting the battery indicator light on my dash. It seemed to be intermitent at first, and gradually started coming on more frequently. I had a hunch...
  20. Fuse? Or bigger electrical?

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    Probably just a fuse, may be electrical/computer...Few weeks ago (lot of dew in the mornings at this time), all the panel lights, bells and whistles started going on soon after starting the car but would stop shortly thereafter. Week or so later the speakers went out, I cleaned the battery...