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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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Electronic throttle control

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    Hello everyone. My first post and have question. I have a 2007 dodge caliber se 2.0 not under warrenty My etc light is on. Symptoms include rough idle, little response from gas pedal, buckling. I have read serveral threads on this site with numerous resolutions to the issue. I have limited...
  6. Recurring loss of power, stalls when idle

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    Good afternoon folks, I am fighting an uphill battle with the dealership here in Ottawa, ON. I drive a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT, 2.0L engine, CVT (I think..) Back-story/Definitions: - I had an after-market engine immobilizer in my Caliber when I got it. - Loss of power: Car ‘dings’ at me...
  7. Electronic Throttle light on/battery issue

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    My interior light was left on over night, when I got in the car it was still on-but very dim.. when I went to start the car, it sounded like it was trying to start- like a short bumping noise, than nothing..My headlights turn on- also dim.. and my radio and dash lights up.. I have been looking...
  8. 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...
  9. ETC (electronic throttle control) Problem

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Just wondering if anyone else has had a problem with the ETC. The light come on the yesterday and after it did it would jump when i was trying to accelerate then it leveled out then did it again. Its at the dealer right now gettting fixed, im so mad!!!!! two months and i have this problem. I...