The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for a diagnostic test, where the contact was informed that the computer that operated the transmission needed to be replaced. I haven't ever had a car where I was driving and the car just loses to power. This car has been nothing but problematic since the 3rd day after driving it off the lot. For 2011, electronic stability control is standard on all but the Express, there is a new navigation sound system with Sirius Travel Link and the steering has been retuned for improved response. If they're not willing, under any form of request, to do it, try another Dodge or a Jeep dealer.
Unless the car is being used for towing or as a taxi, or other such fleet use, the fluid never needs replacing. While driving 45 mph, the vehicle caught fire without warning. If it is low, do you think I could get away with just topping off my liquid? I simply do not understand how someone can sell a man an unsafe vehicle, then have the nerve to offer to help install the car seat. The vehicle was repaired but recurred shortly thereafter. I could not control my vehicle; my steering wheel was shaking, front wheel felt like it was buckling and I could not control my vehicle; almost got into an accident. This problem is solved by installing an extra cooler, so that the transmission temperature can be lowered. Both problems in 3 months and my warranty is no more on my transmission.
This is caused from a bad design and protection. I will be driving and then if just slows down its like I can floor the gas pedal and it goes no where. There is no Dodge dealer near me that would tow the vehicle and the tow would have been at my expense, so I towed the vehicle for free to the dealer whom I purchased the vehicle and they diagnosed a major mechanical failure with the cvt transmission. According to mechanic there is no fix. Has the fluid level been checked? But for heavy use, the manual clearly states 60,000 miles.
Called Dodge directly and the declined to help in anyway told me that there is no problem listed with these cars or trans. Did the di… It's not really a problem it's more like I need answers. Dodge caliber 2007 clean titles 140893 milled transmission problem dodge caliber 2007 clean titles 140893 milled transmission problem but run and drive. I was driving from San Felix to Bolívar City. I did and then pulled it into a parking space, put it in park and revved the engine. After I settled down and called someone for help, he told me to turn off the air and try to restart the car. The top-of-the-line Uptown trim adds an automatic transmission, leather seating, heated front seats, automatic air conditioning, nine-speaker Boston Acoustics sound system, power driver's seat and steering wheel audio controls.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the transfer unit was defective and would need to be replaced. With its 172-horsepower engine, sportier suspension and five-speed manual transmission, the Rush is the model we'd choose to take camping — especially if the campgrounds were at the end of a curvy canyon road. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not available yet were mailed on October 26, 2016. They had to clear codes and charged me 2000 dollars. Went to work one day, tried to go to qwik trip on lunch. To have the dealer check the level is a good idea. Dodge offers five lifestyle-inspired models of the Caliber: Express, Mainstreet, Uptown, Heat and Rush.
Otherwise the overheat light comes on. Precision said that he's seen so many of these cars for the same problem. Registration does remove some of the ads! I did not turn on the air-conditioning and drove right to a dealership and they test drove it. Good morning, this cars have a manufacturing failure and the temperature light that turns on is not from the radiator. The car will vibrate, and the electronic throttle control light will come on flashes when vibrates.
The car has less than 87k miles and not even 10 years old. I doubt my brakes were even bad at that point I think it was just a sensor after all. Denlors auto blog â» blog archive â» dodge caliber caravan alternator denlorstools summary denlors car auto repair article covering a mon problem with dodge caliber and caravan alternators causing a loud noise may. I had to get over 2 lanes in order to exit into a bank driveway. The failure mileage was 90,000. Car started making this loud noise when I accelerated, rpm's shot way up and then the check engine light came on. I could take a chance on buying a remanufactured one at a cost of 1500.
After five minutes of being with the car stopped, without turning the engine off, the light disappears and the vehicle continues as if nothing had happened. In April 2016 I had to replace the rear subframe - so it costs me to get a 2nd hand one 300. The Uptown model is available with 18-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels, red and blue accent stitching is added to the leather seats with the Rush model, a six-way power driver's seat is standard with the Mainstreet model and there are six new colors. Vehicle Details The 2011 Dodge Caliber is pleasantly roomy and functional, especially for a vehicle with such a modest price tag. I do not like anti-lock brakes because of that reason; I drove a Chevy Malibu and when I applied the brake pedal, it didn't do what my car did.