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  1. Security indicator light flashing

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    I noticed the security indicator light (solid red dot at top of instrument lights) was flashing every once in a while a few months back, but now I'm seeing it happen a little bit more wide spread. It does happen while driving and I have not noticed any change in the performance of the vehicle...
  2. Hi new here! Phantom Starter issues?

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    First post today. Ill give you a little background info first, 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0l Have 6k HIDs installed and an aftermarket stereo and new Soundqubed 3way 6x9s in the doors. I am an uber driver so i drive a hell of a lot.. And i recently have been having a lot of engine issues. First...
  3. p0303

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Hello I have a 2007 caliber. My check engine light is on I only get the p0303 code. I have replaced both camshaft sensors, crankshaft sensor, o2 sensors upper and lower. I also replaced ign coil for that cylinder. All spark plugs. I ran a compression test and #3 cylinder has none so I did a...
  4. Engine knock/ oil sensor. Please help!! New to site.

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I'm new to this site and I'm using it on my phone so I have no clue if I am posting this right because my phone is running so slow but... I have a 2007 Dodge caliber * w. about 120,000 miles.... about a month ago I drove somewhere that is about 15 miles away from my house... once I got to my...
  5. Engine won't start-no coolant

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi everyone thanks in advance for reading this. My car wouldn't start this morning when I left for work. When I turned my car on the windshield wipers started going and squirting out wiper fluid. I took my friends car to work and when I got home I checked under the hood. I am completely out of...
  6. Blew the motor!

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    :confused: Well the caliber came to a stop the other day at the bottom of an offramp. It wouldn't restart so I towed it to the dealer. I heard from them today and apparently they got it started only to find out its making a knocking noise now. They think it seized up and blew a bearing or...
  7. Pulley help!!!

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Trying to find out which pulley is making this noise. so i made a video the link is below.
  8. Replace engine

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi everyone, I an new to the forum, kinda looking for some answers. I have a 2007 calibre with a 1.8 engine.. the engine is now knocking and has to be replaced. I have been having some issues finding a replacement since 1.8 are not as common as 2.0. My question is can you replace a 1.8 with...
  9. Too late to switch to synthetic?

    General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    Ok, so I bought a 2007 Caliber SXT, and it has 81,500 miles on it. The previous owner doesn't know if he is running synthetic or conventional, but he said he changed the oil every 5,000 miles. So since I'm not sure what it's running, I'd like to switch to synthetic either way. Is it too late to...
  10. Caliber - Issues w/ Acceleration

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    My 07 Caliber SE engine acts funny when I accelerate. The car or engine pulls back during acceleration then the check light turns on. And it become increasingly difficult to accelerate to a normal speed. What's my car issue? Any ideas before I head to the auto shop?
  11. Vibrations at 2400 RPM

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Alright, I was sitting in the caliber today, letting it idle in the garage just before heading out to work when i started toying with the accelerator and I noticed a mild vibration at about 2400 RPM. The idle is smooth and the engine runs smooth up until about 2400, then gets a little rough (you...
  12. Calibers Have Fastest Engines Around

    Automotive Industry News and Dodge Press Releases
    Fastest Built that is... 1.84 hours to build a GEMA Engine like the ones used in our cars. Saw it on the GEMA site, some interesting stuff on there
  13. Stroker Motor

    Dodge Caliber Performance Mods - Engine - SXT, SE
    I noticed the 1.8 and 2.0 have the same bore and the 2.0 just has a longer stroke... I may sound crazy, but i think you could stroke the 1.8 to a 2.0 pretty easily (with enough money), its just the electronics i wouldn't know how to work out... with a larger bore and long stroke its a 2.4... I...
  14. Engine dies while driving

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have an 07 Caliber with 37k miles and while driving the engine will start to cut out and then die. It will not restart but will crank. After a while ( not sure how long due to us pushing it home and leaving it for a day or two ) it will start again but will go through the same mess. I...
  15. Custom Engine badge

    Dodge Caliber Exterior Mods - Body Mods, Body Kits
    I guess thats what you can call it. although its not on the engine itself, more so the engine bay. I specail ordered it yesterday. I have yet to see anyone on this forum with it. i saw it on a custom Challenger. Its handmade to order so i guess ill post pictures up when i get it. (im not telling...
  16. This doesn't look correct

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I just purchased a 2010 Dodge Caliber. I was under the hood the other day and noticed that the wiring harness for the motor is unprotected near the fuel rail for the injectors and the wires to the injectors themselves look unprotected. Is this how these vehicles are manufactured (see pic)? Seems...
  17. Cleaning the Engine Area.

    General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    Everyone I ask around our small town tells me I cannot clean the inside of the area because of all the electronics. One way my parents used to do it was to pressure wash the inside, but that was with a 1989 Van. Is there something special to do to get it spotless? Or not? Cause I am buying some...
  18. Strange noise from engine

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi, I have a caliber sxt (2007) and its at around 90,000km. The last couple of days there has been a noticeable noise coming from the engine. It doesnt start until it gets up to about 40kmh and when it starts there is a noise thats like a dull clicking (that gets faster if the car goes faster)...
  19. Engine noise...I think

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have an automatic 07 Caliber. It just hit 10,000. The engine sounds like it is going to explode. This is the only way I can explain it. It also sounds like a wet blanket in the dryer as the blanket hits the bottom of the dryer. It seems as though it can't turn over. The faster I drive...
  20. Why no Diesel in US?

    Dodge Caliber Diesel
    New guy here, question, if chysler builds all Caliber's here in the US plus exports them, why is it we can't get the Diesel engine option? I know a lot of US auto builders don't seem to like deisels and don't like sellig them. I've been to Germany this past April and saw about 50% or better of...