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2007-2009 Dodge Caliber repair manual

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Model or production year(s): 2007, 2008, 2009 This manual is applicable to the following models: Chrysler / Dodge Caliber Dodge Caliber SE Dodge Caliber SXT Dodge Caliber R/T Dodge Caliber SRT4 Number of pages: 5815 Language: English Printable: Yes (all printers) Instant delivery: Your download link will appear on the checkout page after your payment is complete. # ³ "Get Manual SUV Fixes: Unveiling the Ultimate Guide to Enhancing the 2007-2009 Dodge Caliber" Are you a proud owner of a 2007-2009 Dodge Caliber SUV? If so, you're in luck! We have compiled a comprehensive guide that will equip you with everything you need to know about this remarkable vehicle. From engine specifications and maintenance tips to common issues and their solutions, tuning options, available accessories, owner reviews, and more, this guide is your go-to resource for all things related to the Dodge Caliber. So buckle up and get ready to unlock the full potential of your SUV! Engine Specs/Technical Specifications: • The Dodge Caliber is equipped with a 1.8-liter inline-4 engine. • It offers a maximum power output of 148 horsepower at 6,500 rpm. • The SUV features a front-wheel-drive system. • The engine displacement of the Caliber is 1,798 cc. • It has a compression ratio of 10.5:1. • The Caliber's engine is equipped with a multi-point fuel injection system. • It has four valves per cylinder, totaling 16 valves. • The SUV offers a torque output of 125 lb-ft at 5,200 rpm. • The Dodge Caliber has a 5-speed manual transmission. • It features an electronic throttle control system for precise acceleration. • The SUV has a top speed of approximately 115 mph. • The Caliber can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 10 seconds. • It offers a combined fuel efficiency of approximately 27 mpg. • The engine is equipped with a maintenance-free battery. • The Dodge Caliber features rack-and-pinion power steering. • It has a front suspension with MacPherson struts. • The SUV is equipped with rear drum brakes. • It has a turning circle diameter of 36.5 feet. • The Dodge Caliber has a fuel tank capacity of 13.6 gallons. • It offers seating for up to five passengers. Facts and Details: - The Dodge Caliber was introduced as a compact SUV in 2006. - It was marketed as a versatile vehicle, combining elements of a hatchback and an SUV. - The Caliber featured a unique "crosshair" grille design, inspired by Dodge's heritage. - It offered a spacious interior with several storage compartments and a configurable rear cargo area. - The SUV featured available options such as heated seats, Bluetooth connectivity, and a Boston Acoustics audio system. - The Dodge Caliber SRT4 variant was introduced in 2008, boasting a turbocharged engine with 285 horsepower. - It became popular among enthusiasts for its performance capabilities and aggressive styling. - The Caliber received mixed reviews from automotive critics, with praise for its practicality but criticism for its mediocre handling and cheap interior materials. - In terms of safety, the Dodge Caliber achieved a four-star rating in frontal crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). - The SUV offered optional all-wheel drive for enhanced traction and stability in adverse road conditions. - The Caliber featured a distinctive design, with flared wheel arches and a sloping roofline. - It was discontinued after the 2009 model year, with Dodge shifting its focus towards other vehicles in its lineup. Maintenance Intervals and Tips: * Regular oil changes should be performed every 5,000 to 7,500 miles, or as recommended by the manufacturer. * Air filter replacement is typically recommended every 15,000 to 30,000 miles, depending on driving conditions. * Spark plug replacement is generally required every 30,000 to 45,000 miles. * Coolant flush and replacement should be done every 60,000 miles or as specified by the manufacturer. * Brake fluid should be inspected and replaced every 30,000 to 45,000 miles. * Tire rotation is recommended every 5,000 to 7,500 miles to ensure even wear. * Regularly check and maintain proper tire pressure according to the recommended specifications. * Inspect and replace the serpentine belt every 60,000 miles or as indicated by wear. * Keep the battery terminals clean and free of corrosion. * Regularly inspect and replace worn wiper blades for optimum visibility. * Maintain a consistent washing and waxing routine to protect the vehicle's exterior. Common Issues and Solutions: + The Dodge Caliber may experience issues with the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission), such as jerking or slipping. It is recommended to have the transmission fluid checked and serviced regularly. + Some owners have reported problems with the Caliber's electrical system, including issues with power windows, locks, or the radio. Ensuring proper grounding and addressing any wiring faults can help resolve these issues. + A faulty ignition switch may cause starting problems or intermittent engine stalling. Replacing the ignition switch is often necessary to fix this issue. + The Caliber's suspension components, such as ball joints and control arms, may wear out over time, leading to a loose or noisy ride. Regular inspections and timely replacements can help maintain a smooth and comfortable driving experience. + Engine overheating can be a concern in the Dodge Caliber. It is important to regularly inspect the cooling system, including the radiator, hoses, and thermostat, to prevent potential overheating issues. + Some Caliber models may experience premature brake wear or brake rotor warping. Regular brake inspections, pad replacements, and rotor resurfacing can help prevent excessive wear and ensure optimal braking performance. + Owners have reported issues with the Caliber's fuel pump, causing engine misfires or stalling. Replacing a faulty fuel pump is often necessary to resolve this problem. Popular Tuning Tips and Modifications: Upgrading the air intake system and installing a high-flow air filter can improve engine performance and throttle response. Adding a performance exhaust system can enhance the Caliber's exhaust note and potentially increase horsepower. Installing a strut tower brace can improve chassis rigidity and enhance handling characteristics. Upgrading the suspension components with aftermarket options, such as stiffer springs or adjustable coilovers, can enhance the Caliber's handling and cornering abilities. Adding a cold air intake kit and a performance throttle body can increase airflow to the engine, resulting in improved power output. Upgrading the brake system with larger rotors and performance brake pads can enhance stopping power and reduce brake fade. Tuning the engine's electronic control unit (ECU) with a performance chip or ECU remapping can optimize the Caliber's fuel and ignition maps for increased power and efficiency. Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options: ■ Roof racks and cargo carriers for additional storage capacity. ■ All-weather floor mats and cargo liners for protection against dirt and spills. ■ Bluetooth hands-free kits for enhanced connectivity. ■ Upgraded audio systems and speakers for improved sound quality. ■ Performance-oriented suspension kits for enhanced handling. ■ Exterior styling accessories, such as body kits, spoilers, and grille inserts. ■ Window tinting and sunshades for added privacy and sun protection. ■ LED lighting upgrades for headlights, taillights, and interior lighting. ■ Performance brakes and rotors for improved stopping performance. ■ Custom wheels and tires for personalized style and enhanced performance. Owner Reviews and Opinions: Strengths of the Dodge Caliber: Spacious and versatile interior, offering ample cargo capacity. Affordable pricing compared to other SUVs in its class. Fuel-efficient engine options for daily commuting. Unique design that stands out on the road. Availability of all-wheel drive for improved traction. Weaknesses of the Dodge Caliber: Mediocre handling and ride quality compared to competitors. Interior materials and build quality could be improved. Some owners reported reliability issues with certain components. Limited engine options, especially for those seeking higher performance. Repairs Needing Most Frequent Attention: • CVT transmission maintenance and potential repairs. • Electrical system troubleshooting and repairs. • Ignition switch replacement. • Suspension component replacements. • Cooling system maintenance and repairs. • Brake system maintenance and repairs. • Fuel system repairs, including fuel pump replacement. To obtain your comprehensive shop handbook in PDF format, simply click on the green button and make your purchase securely via the RepairLoader marketplace using PayPal. 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