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2007 Dodge Caliber repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (35%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (17%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 264 repairs.
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2007 Dodge Caliber repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (31%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 49 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Dodge Caliber

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Dodge Caliber in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

37000 mi

US $195
Wipers fail to shut off; stay in intermittent mode; Parts are on order since Mar 13, 2013; unk if new part will fix, cost below is for labor only 
Dodge Caliber in Kentucky, United States
May 2015 - Dec 2015
Jul 2015

103700 mi

US $500
Had to replace the frame due to it deteriorating. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 138hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Dodge Caliber in Ireland
Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
Aug 2014

57660 mi

€600
timing belt kit & water pump. replace vacuum harness 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Dodge Caliber in Illinois, United States
Mar 2007 - Dec 2013
Jun 2012

148000 mi

US $385
2 struts, ball joint and tie rod. 
Sep 2013

175000 mi

US $234
Ball Joint 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

172-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Dodge Caliber in Indiana, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

12000 mi
Sunroof water leak, front passenger a post. 
Mar 2008

14000 mi
Recurrance of water leak possibly from sun roof, Caliber was outside during 2 days of steady rain. Water visibly leaked in around front a pillar where plastic molding meets the headliner. Dealer found possible entrance point around hinge bracket ... 
Jan 2009

22000 mi
Brake switch stuck off. Water leak around rear window. Possible from spoiler mounting bolts.  
Feb 2009

22000 mi
Tie rod ends worn out, both sides. 
Dodge Caliber in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

34000 mi
tires wear out after 6000 miles filed lemon law waiting to hear from chrysler tires have been replaced 3 times at chryslers expense. problem started after first 6000 miles in june of 2007. dealer has no interest in finding the problem.  
Dodge Caliber in California, United States
Feb 2006 - Jun 2016
Oct 2010

66000 mi

US $1650
Front struts were leaking. Very soft and bouncy suspention. Replaced all struts, completed alignment. 
Apr 2013

99300 mi

US $1400
Check engine light with P0420. Manifold/Catalytic replaced and fixed code. Alternator made a loud grinding noise. Removed and replaced. 
Dec 2015

145000 mi

US $350
Replaced tie rod ends. 
Dodge Caliber in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2006 - Mar 2010
May 2008

18290 mi
Rear suspension noise. Problem came from the trailer hitch hitting the tail pipe 
Aug 2008

20460 mi
Rattle in the front end. They replaced 2 tie rods 
Mar 2009

25420 mi
Replacing front end bushing (x4) 
Dodge Caliber in Michigan, United States
Nov 2007 - Apr 2009
Apr 2008

17000 mi
Weather stripping not properly attached around passenger door. Wheels and steering wheel aligned. Driver side mirror broken. 
Dodge Caliber in California, United States
Feb 2006 - Jun 2008
Dec 2006

19000 mi
Black tape on exterior B pillar bubbled up. Cell phone holder in arm rest moves excessively by itself. 
Jan 2007

20000 mi
Blackout tape on B pillar bubbled up, was replaced. E-brake rattle  The only other issue was the center arm rest was replaced due to it moving too easily. You could lean on it lightly and have the thing shoot forward. Or hit the brakes and have it move forward. 
May 2007

24000 mi
TSB to reflash CVT transmission to fix poor launch. Both front seats creaked under acceleration and cornering. Rear brakes moan loudly while reversing slowly and brakes are cool. All panels rattle at high bass, some road bumps. Weather stripping on front passenger door retreating. Driver door creaked when window rolled all the way up, and then attempted to roll up more. Driver door panel creaks when pulled on. When pulling down on wiper handle (to initiate 1 sweep of blades) mister comes on intermittently as well. Was told they were unable to replicate the issue. 
Feb 2008

32000 mi

US $20
Blackout tape bubbling. 
Dodge Caliber in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2006 - May 2008
Jun 2007

37000 mi
Coolant leak from engine, parts ordered and replaced. Accelerator pedal assembly replaced due to bushings that fell out. Water leak at sunroof repaired. 
Dodge Caliber in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2006 - Mar 2007
Feb 2007

20000 mi
First a check engine light that they could not diagnose. The next day, I had a battery light on that could not be diagnosed. Immediately following those two trips to the shop, the car would not go more than 5 miles per hour. It seems as though the driv First a check engine light that they could not diagnose. The next day, I had a battery light on that could not be diagnosed. Immediately following those two trips to the shop, the car would not go more than 5 miles per hour. It seems as though the driv 
Dodge Caliber in Nova Scotia, Canada
Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
Oct 2015

87420 mi

C $690
rusted frame crossmembers, common problem 
Dodge Caliber in Maryland, United States
Feb 2008 - Dec 2012
Dec 2008

42000 mi

US $92
Check engine light was on. Some kind of computer update was performed. Light came back on within 30 miles 
Jan 2009

44000 mi
Catalytic converter replaced. 
Feb 2009

46000 mi
Replaced tires and discovered tie rod ends are bad. Tape around windows has started to peel, bad acceleration, too much plastic! Radio sounds cheap and steering wheel controls are backwards, POS Dodge. I will be selling it soon. 
Jun 2010

70000 mi

US $200
Speed sensor needed to be replaced 
Jan 2011

79000 mi

US $300
Alternator went bad, wiring caught fire. This car is a POS 
Mar 2011

86000 mi

US $520
Car died AGAIN. Had to be towed AGAIN. Wiring to alternator had to be replaced. Did I mention that this car is a total POS? 
Dodge Caliber in Kentucky, United States
Mar 2006 - Dec 2014
May 2010

65000 mi

US $100
Vacuum line for emissions had to be replaced Control arm was ready to break, needed to be replaced Brakes replaced for all 4 wheels, rotors turned. AC recharged 
Aug 2011

76000 mi

US $600
Replace Tie rod and Lower control arm 
Dec 2012

84000 mi

US $475
Fuel pump replaced 
Dec 2014

92000 mi
- Alternator was failing, CEL light on intermittently, mechanic confirmed it was failing. - AC Compressor failed, needed to be replaced, mechanic confirmed.  - Dash lights functioning intermittently 
Dodge Caliber in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2009 - Sep 2011
Dec 2009

31000 mi
Replaced Clunking rear shock 
Mar 2010

34600 mi
Back to shop for right rear suspension noise(loud snapping noise on some potholes) This time they replaced all right side suspension components.  
Feb 2011

44000 mi

US $107
Noise from front end. Replaced lower control arms(including ball joints) and tie rod ends. 
Apr 2011

46000 mi

US $107
Alternator failed, serpentine belt broke. Car was towed to dealer, alternator and belt replaced. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

Dodge Caliber in New Hampshire, United States
Mar 2006 - Nov 2010
Mar 2010

122000 mi

US $180
Tie-rod end. Other side was replaced a year earlier. 
Dodge Caliber in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2011
Dec 2011

77000 mi

US $825
Odd noises coming from the front of the car again, dealership replaced front struts sound is gone and driving much better 
Dodge Caliber in California, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2011
Jul 2010

43700 mi
CVT transmission replaced. Had started slipping sometimes, but would have gone longer without being repaired. 
Dodge Caliber in New York, United States
Jan 2011 - Sep 2013
Jun 2011

21000 mi

US $700
lower control arms loose recently AC failed around 12k, compressor needs to be replaced 
Sep 2013

25000 mi
Lower control arms needed to be replaced as I seen many complaint about this problem on the internet AC never fixed 
Dodge Caliber in North Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Oct 2011
Mar 2011

155000 mi

US $110
Power door lock on drivers door failed replaced solenoid 
Jun 2011

166000 mi

US $200
Lower ball joints were replaced 
Dodge Caliber in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
Apr 2011

55300 mi
A/C Power Outlet and Bluetooth 
Dodge Caliber in New Brunswick, Canada
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

47120 mi
loose tie rod ends both sides 
Dodge Caliber in Alabama, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2015
Aug 2013

100300 mi

US $650
A grinding sound was coming from the front of the car. It sounded like a roller coaster. Took the car in and was told the problem was either the AC compressor or the alternator. The alternator was replaced. 
Jul 2014

113300 mi

US $1500
Sounds (groans, creaks, and squeaks) coming from bottom of car. Dealer said stabilizer and all linkages are causing it. Sounds (groans, creaks, and squeaks) coming from bottom of car. Dealer said Front Control Arms and Ball Joints need to be replaced. Ball joints were previously replaced approximately 20,000 earlier. 
May 2015

124000 mi

US $400
Accelerator had little effect on engine RPMs. The Throttle Body was replaced to correct the problem. 
Dodge Caliber in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2015 - Oct 2015
May 2015

106840 mi

C $300
Been hearing hallow noise during stop-and-go traffic situations 
Oct 2015

113460 mi
the entire suspension system of this model is really bad and a night-mare to maintain. Not gonna buy car from Dodge ever. 
Dodge Caliber in California, United States
Jun 2014 - Jan 2015
Oct 2014

149700 mi

US $180
replaced front left and right rotors, brakes and pads 
Nov 2014

151300 mi

US $15
had to replace gas cap due to a vacuum leak which continued to trigger engine warning light 
Jan 2015

153000 mi

US $25
replaced wiring for front left headlight 
Dodge Caliber in Illinois, United States
May 2016 - Jul 2016
May 2016

174000 mi

US $87
Ignition Coil Packs (replace) Spark plugs (replace) 
Jul 2016

177000 mi

US $105
Both outer tie rod ends replaced. 
Dodge Caliber in Indiana, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2016
Apr 2016

92300 mi

US $120
Changed brake pads and rotors in front of vehicle 
Dodge Caliber in Louisiana, United States
- Jun 2007
Jun 2007

15 mi

US $16490
As soon as I drove it out of the dealership I noticed that nothing on the steering column was working, indicators, headlight control, wind shield wipers etc, as well as the digital display on the Panels. Had to have several relays replaced...obviouly bad 
Dodge Caliber in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2006 - Sep 2016
Dec 2014

85000 mi
Brake pads were replaced on the rear of the car 
Jun 2015

91000 mi

US $18
Windshield fluid resevoir tubing broke and did not work. Replaced the fitting. 
Nov 2015

96700 mi

US $50
Camshaft sensor was going out. Replaced both 
Dodge Caliber in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

137000 mi

US $1700
front struts and tie rods replaced 
Dodge Caliber in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2006 - Dec 2012
Sep 2010

76000 mi

US $100
Lower control arms replaced due to wear. 
Dec 2011

92000 mi

US $900
Low beam out on passenger headlight. TPIM had to be replaced. 
Dodge Caliber in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

86000 mi

US $400
Transmission Control Module 
Dodge Caliber in Alberta, Canada
Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

124000 mi

C $950
Power Steering Rack needed to be replaced. Also replaced tie rod ends and rear bushings. Replaced all suspension bushings. Rear bushings dangerously worn out. 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

136400 mi

C $2600
Rear Sway Bar Links and rear upper lateral link witch caused tire cubing, had to change 2 rear tires Stabilizer bar and ball joints 
Dodge Caliber in Kentucky, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2016
Aug 2012

141000 mi
The valve cover gasket was changed under lifetime powertrain warranty. My plan is to drive it until the wheels fall off then tow it to the dealer and let them put the wheels back on since thatís what the warranty dictates them to do. 
Dec 2013

180000 mi

US $100
Had to replace an air intake sensor since the clip that holds it in place broke, which caused faulty readings by the sensor. 
Jun 2014

189000 mi

US $2600
Control arms & coil springs. Price paid includes replacement costs of struts & tires since they were all done at once. 
Dodge Caliber in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2007 - Nov 2012
Apr 2010

21080 mi
a weird noise on the road when passing in a hole, a bump, a denivelation 
Oct 2010

23740 mi
problem with a mechanical and electronic piece that regulate the air flow to the motor (papillon) 
Dec 2010

25420 mi
break pads were gone at 80-90% 
Dodge Caliber in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2006 - Jul 2012
Oct 2007

17000 mi
I had the car in for inspection and was told that the back drum brakes were not wearing properly for a car that is only a year old and that this could cause severe wear on the rotors 
Jun 2010

57000 mi

US $300
squeaking and clunking coming from front end. control arms needed to be replaced. bushings went bad, but cannot buy just the bushings 
Dodge Caliber in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Oct 2007

21000 mi
right front headlight loose it had to be replaced. passenger side mirror trim loose had to be replaced. headlights out of adjustment did not shine far enough down the road doge said they do not cover headlamp adjust did myself Replaced headlight. Replaced mirror trim. 
Apr 2008

24000 mi
Service engine light came on while on a trip to Florida. The problem was the up stream oxygen sensor it was replaced and the problem was sloved. 
Dec 2008

33000 mi
Check engine light came on all they could pull up was what they said was an inactive code it was the oxygen sensor. No repair was made and they reset the computer. 
Dodge Caliber in Michigan, United States
Jun 2010 - Oct 2014
Aug 2010

40000 mi

US $170
1. Headlight--must be replaced at shop. 2. Brakelight--just had them do it because in for headlight. 3. Leak causing floor to be wet on passenger side front & back--incoming spot not determined. Must take elsewhere for testing. 
Aug 2011

47700 mi

US $700
Needed new "arms" in suspension. I had requested an alignment and the dealership said the arms were broken, the car was dangerous to drive, and there was no point in doing the alignment until they were repaired. 
Aug 2013

61000 mi

US $650
pads rotors and drums replaced. 
Oct 2014

78000 mi

US $160
automatic transmission control box box needed adjusting. Car would not drive more than 10 miles per hour. Repair recommended by auto manufacturer. Covered by special extended warranty. 
Dodge Caliber in Manitoba, Canada
Dec 2006 - May 2009
Mar 2008

27900 mi
Engine cooling system, it takes to long to worm up engine on cold days. It was detected thermostat opens at 60 C, that is to low for Canadian climate. 
Sep 2008

31000 mi
Security not allowed to start engine or lift windows information on the dash was "no bus new computer was install 
Dodge Caliber in Texas, United States
Oct 2006 - Dec 2010
Aug 2007

10000 mi
The horn ceased to work. The shop said that they had checked all of the wires and connections, but that they couldn't find the problem and that it may be with the main computer. They said that their main electrical mechanic wasn't going to be in until lat 
Nov 2007

12000 mi
Horn was non-functional. I was told that the horn itself had gone bad, so it was fully replaced. 
Dodge Caliber in Finland
Oct 2006 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

9920 mi
Door alignment caused paint damage. 
Oct 2009

84940 mi

€900
Instrument panel illumination. 
Dodge Caliber in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 2006 - Mar 2010
Nov 2006

1860 mi
Check engine light came on after block heater was first plugged in. They're not sure how to fix it. 
Dodge Caliber in New York, United States
Sep 2006 - Dec 2009
Apr 2007

13000 mi
Poor performance from stop with A/C on. Poor throttle response. Rear sunshade in luggage area rattles. Dealer found defective part. New Part ordered. 
May 2007

14000 mi
Sunshade replaced, rattle gone. 
Sep 2007

19000 mi
Water leak. Water was entering hatch and ending up in spare tire well. Leaked fixed successfully. 3rd brake light housing had to be resealed. 
Jan 2008

24000 mi

US $77
Left wiper blade leaves streaks. Blade was replaced. Did not resolve problem. Dealer replace wiper arm. Did not resolve problem. Brakes make squeaks when brakes are applied.Was told this normal since brakes are semi-metallic. Nothing can be done. 
May 2008

34000 mi
Tie rod ends were worn. Dealer discovered it while changing the oil. 
Mar 2009

45000 mi

US $100
Power Control Module(PCM). They kept car overnight as part needed to be ordered. Rental car provided. 
Aug 2009

51000 mi
Lower control arm bushings noisy. Dealer replaced both lower control arm as well as bushings which were split. Dealer also replaced both struts for to leakage and bushing noise. 
Dec 2009

55000 mi

US $100
Left CV boot and bushing torn. Also replaced axle left side. Also replace lower control arm left side and bushing on the right. 
Dodge Caliber in Arizona, United States
Jan 2006 - Mar 2010
Jun 2006

1200 mi
Spark Knock, Exhaust ping noise, Sun Visor broken. 
Mar 2007

15000 mi
Dash top panel warped. Was missing clip. 
Dodge Caliber in Puerto Rico
Feb 2006 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

17000 mi
According to the service advisor, the rear wiper motor had stopped functioning because of a faulty setting in the car's computer; did not require replacing the motor. The issue was resolved. 
Dodge Caliber in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2006 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

22320 mi

C $270
my car is still brand new only 36000 I baby this car can not believe my eyes had to change 2 tie rods front shocks were leaking this in my eyes is shocking and I only get 375 km to a tank 
Nov 2008

26660 mi

C $290
Did tie rod at 35000 km an they had to redo them at 42000 km an they had to change the screw for the alignment which car had to stay in shop overnight an I had to pay for wheel alignment twice. 
Dodge Caliber in Romania
Sep 2007 - Mar 2016
Feb 2008

3720 mi
Rear window sprinkler leaks. One way valve installed (TSB). 
Mar 2009

16740 mi
Banging from front left wheel. Some rubber piece gave in, making loose some metal parts.. all suspension arm needed replaced. I cannot translate name of the part in English. 
Aug 2009

23560 mi

$200
 
Feb 2011

34720 mi

$200
stuck in 1st gear (cvt), rust damaged the sensor, replaced 200$ paid by me 
Sep 2011

42160 mi

$700
clunks fw wheels, driver and pasanger, LCA to replace. 
Aug 2013

56440 mi

$500
replaced shocks 
Sep 2013

57660 mi

$750
control arm 
Jan 2014

61040 mi

$300
alternator ball bearings broke. 
Oct 2015

77260 mi

$700
suspensions replaced 
Dodge Caliber in Washington, United States
Aug 2006 - May 2013
Oct 2006

2000 mi
Upon traveling over 4000' passes & returning to sealevel, car bucked hard after stops. Dealer said the software had changed air-fuel ratio. Software reprogram solved problem. 
Mar 2008

21000 mi
The parts were delivered & installed to repair my rear window wiper. It functioned well after I left the dealer. However, it has malfunctioned again! 
Oct 2012

53000 mi

US $700
Gasket between engine & transmission was replaced. 
Dodge Caliber in Ohio, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2010
Feb 2010

40500 mi

US $100
Window switch went out. Front brakes need replacing along with rotors. 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2006 - May 2014
Jul 2008

46500 mi

C $17
Cruise switch quit. I replaced myself in 20 minutes. Part cost $17 
Oct 2009

69440 mi

C $80
Replaced right lower ball joint with a quality aftermarket part.  
Dec 2009

75020 mi

C $85
Replaced left ball joint 
Feb 2010

77500 mi

C $87
REPLACED RIGHT OUTER TIE ROD END 
Jun 2010

91760 mi

C $200
REPLACED STEERING RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY WITH A REBUILT UNIT 
Mar 2012

121520 mi

C $75
REPLACED ALTERNATOR DECOUPLER PULLEY 
Oct 2012

124400 mi

C $350
REPLACED THROTTLE BODY DUE TO DEFECTIVE CONTROL MOTOR 
Apr 2013

130580 mi

C $200
REAR CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS WORN, REPLACED CONTROL ARMS LEFT AND RIGHT 
Dec 2013

140120 mi

C $5
REAR SUSPENSION NOISE, LUBED 
Feb 2014

141980 mi

C $600
Replaced rear suspension links and inner tie rod on front left 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2007 - Dec 2013
Oct 2009

22940 mi
LOOSE AND WORN LEFT OUTER TIE ROD END 
Jul 2011

44640 mi

C $150
Both front lower control arms replaced on extended warranty. Alignment was then required, $150 not covered on warranty. 
Dodge Caliber in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2007 - Jun 2014
Apr 2009

13000 mi

US $45
Check engine light was coming on about once a month. Tech said it needed a new intake manifold. Seat heaters sometimes work and sometimes don't. Lighted cupholder lights don't always light up. 
May 2009

14000 mi
Parts had been ordered for intake manifold because check engine light had been coming on. Parts installed. Parts came in to repair seat heater. Installed successfully. Parts had been ordered for lighted cupholders. Installed successfully. 
Jul 2009

19000 mi
Had parts installed in May for non-working seat heater. Problem started again in July. Found that there was a problem with a pin in the connector on the electric cable under the seat. 
Jan 2010

24000 mi
All of a sudden had NO power steering. Was able to get to a close dealer and they replaced power steering fluid line. 
Jul 2010

41000 mi

US $160
Loud squeaking metallic sound when brakes applied fairly firmly. Rear of vehicle. They inspected, said brakes were fine but they cleaned off a lot of dirt and brake dust. 
Jul 2011

63000 mi
When driving slowly, a "growl" from the engine or trans is heard. Slower speed, slower growl sound. Tech said he couldn't hear it well enough over the engine sound to diagnose so nothing was done. Told to drive it until it gets worse. 
Sep 2011

67000 mi

US $100
The "growl" from the transmission that was reported earlier got worse. Tech was able to hear it. They installed a new transmission. Some sort of brake part related to the ABS was replaced. 
Mar 2012

71000 mi

US $100
I had noticed a clunking in the front when going down bumpy road or driveway. The found tie rod end was bad, and replaced it. 
Jun 2012

83000 mi

US $100
Heard clunking when I went over bumps. They found the struts were leaking and replaced them. 
Sep 2013

120000 mi

US $100
Replaced stabilizer bushings, ball joint and tie rod end. 
Nov 2013

120000 mi

US $100
Took car back to dealer. It sat for a while before they got to it. They found another tie rod end that was bad. The also real wheel bearings, other tie rod ends, and the rack and pinion!  Also gas filler neck. 
Jan 2014

121700 mi
Loud squealing noise. Power steering pump replaced. 
Mar 2014

125000 mi

US $200
STILL have clunking in the front and rear. They thought the rear clunking was the rear speakers mounted inside the hatch.  Front clunking was a strut. 
Jun 2014

125000 mi
Source of rear clunk never located. 
Dodge Caliber in Great Britain
Nov 2009 - Jul 2013
Dec 2009

11000 mi
key failure had to get code and re programme 
Oct 2010

18000 mi
N/S wishbone and bush replaced under waranty, know problem to CJD 
Nov 2012

35500 mi

£120
Ball joint 
Feb 2013

37000 mi

£70
Tyre pressure sensor 
Jun 2013

41000 mi

£50
air bag light on 
Dodge Caliber in Arizona, United States
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Aug 2008

22000 mi
Antilock Brake sensor failed. Light came on. Was replaced under warranty by dealer. 
Sep 2008

23000 mi
Outer Passenger A/C-Heat Vent plastic slat snapped and broke off when trying to open/adjust. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Dodge Caliber in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jul 2006 - Oct 2008
Feb 2007

8060 mi
sqeeky clutch pedal (greased) defrost selector would not stay on windshield setting when cold outside (HVAC head unit replaced) vibration pasenger ft wheel wekll - tightened liner 
Aug 2007

13330 mi
engine concern, computer flashed, successful. 1.5 hours in shop 
Aug 2008

31000 mi

C $30
Driver's side tail light assembly constantly fogged with water droplets. Unit replaced under warranty, no cost to owner. Both lower control arms worn and replaced under warranty. Mechanic detected excessive premature wear during inspection. Metal snapping noise in engine compartment on downshift through gears 4 to 2 only when engine warm. Could not replicate during inspection. To return when symptons are detectable Metal snapping noise previously described was duplicated by Service manager. However the source cannot be determined with accuracy without further research. Assessment is ongoing. Suspected cam shaft bolt(s) 
Sep 2008

31000 mi
Dealer decided to apply customer service notice and checked the cam shaft bolts even though the engine manufacture date code was outside the range. Checked, found not the problem. Further research by dealer results in statement that it is normal noise 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2006 - May 2014
Nov 2006

1240 mi
Ticking noise when car was stopped and turned off. Shop replaced pipe and muffler. 
Mar 2007

3100 mi
Code P0573 Brake switch stuck off 
Jun 2008

11780 mi

C $100
Squeaking rear drum brakes cleaning service fixed problem 
May 2009

18600 mi
Passenger side window would go down but not up. Dealer replaced 2 switches and a regulator under warranty. 
Aug 2009

20460 mi

C $220
I had a rubbing sound in the passenger rear when turning left. It was rust buildup on the rear brake drum. The dealer had the rust sanded off which resolved the noise. 
Jan 2010

23140 mi
Replaced both front outer tie rod ends. Replaced both front lower control arm/bushing assemblies 
Oct 2012

39680 mi

C $350
The oil pan had rusted out and was leaking oil from pin holes in the pan 
Apr 2013

41840 mi

C $197
Replaced ESIM on exhaust system. 
May 2014

46500 mi

C $783
Replaced left rear wheel bearing Right front outer tie rod Right front lower ball joint Right rear wheel cylinder 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2007 - Sep 2016
Jan 2007

124 mi
coolant leak 
Apr 2007

1240 mi
check engine light on - diesel noise in engine 
Jun 2007

2480 mi
diesel noise in engine 
Jul 2007

3720 mi
rear washer leak 
Aug 2007

4030 mi
Clutch squeak and rear washer leak 
Nov 2007

5580 mi
Problem with clutch making squeaks and weird noises when car in neutral. 
Jul 2008

9920 mi
Air bag light came on and then turned off...loose connector 
Oct 2008

11780 mi
CV Joint Boot cracked. 
Jan 2009

14260 mi
Control arms for front passenger side. 
Apr 2011

31000 mi
Front suspension clinking. Sway bar bushings replaced 
May 2011

31600 mi
Clinking continues. Backordered transmission mount. 
Jun 2011

32240 mi
A/C Compressor was making noise. A/C Compressor replaced. 
Jul 2011

33480 mi
Throttle body replaced, re-learned pcm 
Oct 2011

34100 mi
Transmission mount replaced - clearly needed to be. 
Nov 2011

35000 mi
Previous clunking still evident. Eventually replaced front brake pads, and noise is now gone...FINALLY!! 
Apr 2013

43380 mi
Clunking/banging in front end 
Apr 2014

49600 mi

C $600
Tie rod ends were done. 
Dec 2014

52700 mi
Driver side low beam headlight dead. Light bulb ok. Had to re-wire to get light. 
Feb 2015

54560 mi

C $100
Lower control arm on passenger side shot again. Needed it's third one. 
Mar 2015

55180 mi
Passenger side fog light intermittent. Factory wiring faulty. 
Dec 2015

58900 mi

C $75
Driver side lower control arm replaced. This is the 4th one on this car 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Dec 2013
Jun 2011

78120 mi

C $500
replace both front struts  rear drums and shoes replaced  
Jan 2012

85560 mi

C $700
lower ball joints and control arm bushings 
Aug 2013

115320 mi
replaced ball joint and tie rod end 
Dodge Caliber in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2010 - Sep 2011
Jun 2010

75000 mi

US $70
Headlights started to fail. took to a shop and turned out the headlamps were failing low voltage bad headlamp, computer was able to store problem. Changed both headlamps and cleared the computer. all is well as I write this. 
Feb 2011

88000 mi

US $888
Had tie rods replaced. Power steering hose replaced. front brake job 
Dodge Caliber in Poland
Feb 2007 - Sep 2014
Feb 2008

9920 mi
Sometimes there's a rattling in the right side of the cockpit (not sure if the word is correct) when driving on very uneven road. (Un)fortunately the problem disappeared a few days before my appointment and never occured again - so no repair this time ... 
Aug 2009

21700 mi

$1480
During the routine check a problem with the front left control arm was discovered. Verified the problem at the independent mechanics and ordered the parts. Successfully replaced the front left control arm. 
Nov 2009

24800 mi
Replaced cracked and leaking CV boots. 
Oct 2011

42160 mi

$2000
Many problems discovered - related to suspension mainly. Do not know English terms for most of them - will need to look up in a dictionary, sorry! 
Dec 2013

57040 mi

$1000
pin, right-forward wheel 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4-door

4-cylinder CVT AWD

Dodge Caliber in Iowa, United States
May 2006 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

65000 mi
Struts and swaybar end links replaced. 
Dec 2009

67000 mi
Both control arms, second time. 
Sep 2010

79000 mi
Tie rods. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4-door

4-cylinder CVT 2WD

Dodge Caliber in New Brunswick, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007

6820 mi
Noisy Brake/Tranmission safety interlock, part ordered and was installed quickly 
Dodge Caliber in Ontario, Canada
May 2007 - May 2008
Jul 2007

3720 mi
Transmission light came on with a loss of power. There was a TSB on the problem and a software update was required. 
Feb 2008

12400 mi
Left tie rod end replaced. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber Repair Histories

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