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2007 Dodge Caliber repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (2%)

Suspension and Steering (37%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (10%)

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2007 Dodge Caliber electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (12%)

$100 - $499 (22%)

< $100 (63%)

Chart based on 41 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Dodge Caliber

Engine not specified

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 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

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

243000 mi

US $75
cruse control senser 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

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

64400 mi

US $100
AC recharged 
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 
46000 mi

US $107
Alternator failed, serpentine belt broke. Car was towed to dealer, alternator and belt replaced. 
79000 mi

US $300
Alternator went bad, wiring caught fire. This car is a POS 
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? 
98700 mi

US $300
Alternator made a loud grinding noise. Removed and replaced. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

158-horsepower 2.0L I4 CVT FWD

39700 mi

US $100
Window switch went out. 
84940 mi

Instrument panel illumination. 
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 
92000 mi

US $900
Low beam out on passenger headlight. TPIM had to be replaced. 
155000 mi

US $110
Power door lock on drivers door failed replaced solenoid 
98700 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. 
40000 mi

US $170
1. Headlight--must be replaced at shop. 2. Brakelight--just had them do it because in for headlight. 
53260 mi

alternator ball bearings broke. 
36800 mi

Tyre pressure sensor 
41000 mi

air bag light on 
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. 
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 
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. 
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! 
1860 mi Check engine light came on after block heater was first plugged in. They're not sure how to fix it. 
13000 mi

US $45
Seat heaters sometimes work and sometimes don't. Lighted cupholder lights don't always light up. 
14000 mi Parts came in to repair seat heater. Installed successfully. Parts had been ordered for lighted cupholders. Installed successfully. 
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. 
21000 mi

US $700
AC failed around 12k, compressor needs to be replaced 
25000 mi AC never fixed 
46500 mi

C $17
Cruise switch quit. I replaced myself in 20 minutes. Part cost $17 
121520 mi

C $75
149400 mi

US $15
had to replace gas cap due to a vacuum leak which continued to trigger engine warning light 
153000 mi

US $25
replaced wiring for front left headlight 
54700 mi A/C Power Outlet and Bluetooth 

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2007 Dodge Caliber 4dr Hatch

148-horsepower 1.8L I4 5-speed manual FWD

8060 mi defrost selector would not stay on windshield setting when cold outside (HVAC head unit replaced) 
9300 mi In February 2006 the HVAC head control was replaced under warranty. One month later the cable for the temperature selector unhooked and was stuck on cold. The dealer removed the head unit and reattached the cable. 
9920 mi Air bag light came on and then turned off...loose connector 
32240 mi A/C Compressor was making noise. A/C Compressor replaced. 
52700 mi Driver side low beam headlight dead. Light bulb ok. Had to re-wire to get light. 
55180 mi Passenger side fog light intermittent. Factory wiring faulty. 
66960 mi

C $15
No start, no crank. Corroded connectors at battery - replaced battery connectors with new ones from Canadian Tire. 
67580 mi

C $50
No start, no crank. Bad connection at battery - replaced battery connections again, this time with Dodge parts. 
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. 
18600 mi Passenger side window would go down but not up. Dealer replaced 2 switches and a regulator under warranty. 

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2007 Dodge Caliber Electrical Problems

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