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  1. 07 Caliber SXT 2.0 Front End Unidentifiable Noise. PLEASE help!

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi Everyone, As you'll see by my info, I'm new to this forum. I'm really hoping someone here can help me, I don't know what else to do. I posted once and it appears to have been lost in the shuffle as I only got 1 response. Ok, 2007. SXT trim, 2.0 engine. 93,900 miles. CVT transmission. I am...
  2. CVT Fluid Change - Pump Action Question.

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Hello everyone! Using a lot of really useful info available on this forum, I decided to go for a fluid change on my transmission. My car's a 2010 SXT with a little over 109k on it now. I've had the CVT whine and the overheating issue in the past but I've babied the pedal and it's been a...
  3. Car noticeably vibrates when in idle and D selected

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi to everyone, I'm new to the forum. We have just purchased a Caliber 2007 SXT beautiful car with a mechanical issue. It starts OK, and apparently maintains a correct idle speed, but once lever changes to "D", a noticeably vibration shakes the car. This vibration stops when accelerating. Any...
  4. CVT oil change adding Hypoid fluid

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    2007 Caliber AWD. I used the pre-requisite oil at the 106K mileage. Shifts fine but almost feels like it downshifts when coasting to a stop. Even though there is/was the friction modifier in the fluid, would adding some Mopar Hypoid fluid help at all, or hurt? THX.
  5. 2007 transmission cartridge filter

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Where is this located: it is a cartridge filter for the tranny on CVT's. Where would it be on a 2007? THANKS.
  6. transmission electrical problem

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Hello! I have a dodge caliber 2007. Am having issues, there was few codes on the caliber, so i erase them and rescan few times. It stays with 2 codes. P0700 and u0101. The thing is that as soon as i start the car the temp oil light and gear blinks. Heres a video link.
  7. help! transmission codes!!!

    New Member Introductions
    hello everyone, nice forum you have here. am buying a caliber from 2007 sxt. but am buying it as is. i scanned for codes, this are those c0706 u0101 u0402 p0700 p1723 p0032 p0038 i have done some research specially on the "u" codes and the p1723 wich says its a stuck solenoid, but this codes...
  8. Cvt problem.

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    So I bought my 2008 caliber two months ago. It has a steadily worse grinding and whining noise only while accelerating that the dealership said is likely the cvt transmission. I purchased a powertrain warranty "through mazda". However the policy states it only covers up to the trade in value of...
  9. Suspected Transmission Issue, Warm Weather Only.

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Seeing if anyone else has had an issue like what I've had with my Caliber. I've been having an issue with my car that has been driving me insane. When driving it hot weather my car jerks and hesitates constantly (sometimes pretty violently.) It almost feels like a standard automatic...
  10. transmission

    New Member Introductions
    Okay so two things. first, i have a 2010 dodge caliber great car, love it. once in a great (maybe 4 times a year) while im a little late for work and dont let my car warm up (i know i know) i live about 2 mils from eway when i jump on and get to 60mph and go to set cruse the rpms will jump a...
  11. 07 - will shift, but not move?

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    New here, but I wanted some opinions. I just got an 07 caliber se, automatic transmission. Of course right off the bat it needed struts, ball joints, etc. (CEL came on very early while driving - auto zone said low coolant. Added and it never went off) Also had a nasty oil leak coming from the...
  12. Timing Chain Problem

    Hey guys hope you can help me out, I've got a 2007 Caliber SXT, recently when I'm driving it the car runs fine till I stop at a stop sign, traffic light or slow down to under 10km/hr then the engine shuts off and I've to restart. Mechanic first said he suspected cam sensors but now he's sure...
  13. In search of cvt answers

    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...
  14. Transmission Fluid Overheat

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hey guys, So, I have a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT and it does have high miles, 205,000. just last summer the transmission fluid overheat light came on in the panel. This would typically happen on very hot days and when I drove over 60 mph or on long drives. Basically as i'm driving the transmission...
  15. 2007 Caliber SXT CVT Transmission Problem - Take a looK!

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi guys I own a 2007 Dodge Caliber SXT with the CVT transmission.. The other day my car clunked out.. I think it might be in LIMP mode.. When I start the car all the (PRNDL) lights will display with boxes around each one and the transmission temp light flashes. does anyone know what would...
  16. Transmission drags

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Does anyone feel like their transmission is dragging on lower gears, almost as if the brakes are being applied ever so slightly? Kind of like the transmission downshifted prematurely.:smiledown:
  17. 2007 Caliber transmission overheating......

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hey everyone, I have an 07 Caiber and seem to be having what appears to be an all too common problem with the transmission overheating light coming on and the car will not run until it cools off. I have as of today had the transmission flushed and refilled with a new filter added. Did not...
  18. TIPM issue?

    Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems and Questions
    So I got my caliber r/t about a year ago and as soon as cold weather hit I had starting issues. The issue was a long crank and the first shop said it was a wiring issue to the computer. The car got brought to the local dodge dealer and they said it was just a battery. While all of that was...
  19. 1.8 Transmission - Need Help

    Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Let my friend take my car for about an hour this morning, figured he'd be good to go driving it as he owns a manual shift R32, but long story short I get in it tonight and 3rd gear is done. can't rev match it, can ease it in, just grinds and grinds. he's being a complete dick about paying for...
  20. CVT overheating light 2009 Caliber

    Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I just purchased used 2009 Caliber 46,000 miles 3 weeks ago for son as college car. He drove to Colorado last week on camping trip with friends and following friends father. Talked briefly by cellphone before he got to camp ground and he said he had couple problems with car on the way. 1) car...