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  1. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    OK My first CVT trans and I should have done a little research I suppose since now that i have it, it's bugging me that I don't know enough about it. I understand it's ran with the Steel V-belt sprayed with CVT trans oil, how it expands in low gear I understand the jisst as in don't floor it on...
  2. 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...
  3. Maintenance and Repair DIYs
    I just finished doing my oil and spark plug change and here is a DIY on the process I created. Total time: Approx 30 mins Things you will need -Oil of your choice (the car calls for 5W-20, I used Mobil 1 Synthetic 5W-20) -Oil filter (part numbers can be located throughout this site, I used...
  4. General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    Our car just reached the 2500 mile mark, and my wife says the oil change warning light started flashing. Should I just go ahead and get it changed, or should I call the dealership first and have it checked out?
  5. General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    Popular Mechanics recommends the first oil change to be at 20 miles, and the second one at 1000 miles. The 20 mile oil "usually looks like metal-flake paint, iridescent with tiny particles of metal worn off rubbing surfaces inside the new engine." After the first few hours of operation, this...
  6. General Maintenance and Detailing Forum
    I found out how many quarts of oil the car uses, and the filter type but I do have a few questions... When you exceed a certain mileage, there is a dash indicator light and sounder that informs you that you need to change your oil. My questions are: 1. How do you reset the oil change...
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