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  1. OMG!! Control arms

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hey guys, new to the forum here and def looking for people with exp. I purchased a Caliber SXT in 09 and always had a noise coming from the suspension. Took it to the dealer I purchased it from and repeatedly got the response that nothing was wrong. It wasn't till I became friends with a parts...
  2. Suspension/Steering Problem Sounds

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have front end noises that sound a bit like shocks going bad or something in that area near the wheels. I hear a kind of clunking or a brief chattering when I turn left or hit a bump in the road. How can I troubleshoot those sounds to figure out what to fix?
  3. A-arm bushings

    Dodge Caliber Chassis, Suspension, Wheels, Tires
    Replaced ball joints recently and noticed the lower control arm bushings are in need of replacement. Is there a urithane bushings available?
  4. 2007 Caliber vibrating

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    We just purchased a 2007 caliber 2.0. The front driver side rattles when applying brakes. The Brakes and Rotors are good. I just replaced loose tie rods on both sides, and the problem still exists. I have new control arms on the way (this weekends project) Hopefully this will resolve the issue...
  5. Noisy suspension and steering

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I know I've read advice on some thread about suspension noise, but (Brad), I can't find it. My 08 Caliber has about 35,000 miles and each day as I drive away from the house the front shocks make racket every time I slowly go over a speed bump, a road dip, etc. After the car has been driven a...
  6. Both front lower contol arms with ball joints?

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Just got back from my dealer. Told me i have severe wear on my front lower contol arms and balljoints. Want to charge me 714.95. To repair this would include an front end alignment. I want to take a trip to mobile, alabama from cleveland,ohio. In three weeks. He would not give me a straight...
  7. Newb with broken car

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    my wife recently rolled our 2007 sxt and insurance is not covering anything most of the damage is cosmetic but there is some bent pieces underneath, i was wondering how hard it is to replace the lower rear control arm and the shock connected to it? and is there any special tools needed to do...
  8. Control Arm/lower Ball joint replacement

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    My front lower ball joints are bad and it appears in the Caliber Service Manual that the whole control arm needs to be replaced. Has anyone done this on their own? Is it difficult and will I need extra tools?
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