Dodge Caliber 2007 bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
EQUIPMENT
180010607/12/20061800106A10020282Starscan@/starmobile abort recovery procedures. *tt2006-08-30
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL
0601202/23/200610019537Rapid response transmittal to reprogram the pcm, tcm, wcm and cooling system flush. *tt2006-03-24

Dodge Caliber 2007 Consumer Complaints


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EQUIPMENT
10/19/2010
 I own a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving approximately 50 km, i heard a knocking noise coming from the front suspension. at the time i thought nothing of it because i hit some bumps in the road and thought it might of been my brakes, but later that week i had it in for an oil change and they looked at the front end for me and the technician stated that the control arm, outer tie rod ends and ball joints would need to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired because i could not afford to fix it on my own as i am a single mom and in school as a full time time student. the vehicle only had 76000km. this is ridiculous for chrysler to be selling vehicles with these kind of parts ..every forum i have been on for the 2007 dodge calibers these are the main parts to be replced. i even contacted the dealerships in the province of newfoundland and they told me, you would not believe the amount of replacemnts done for these parts. just as well if i had of bought a toyota, at least they owned up to there mistakes on the parts etc..chrysler is making a killing on sales of these parts...whatever you do, don't buy a dodge caliber......my lesson is well learned..first time i ever had a dodge and it is my last time..if the damn thing don't kill me first..or is that what it will take for chrysler to wake up and do a recall on these parts. well i am giving some news reporter a call and broadcast this across the nation..see what happens then to chryslers image....disscusted....almost two 2000.00 plus it will cost me, not to mention the wear on my tires and there is more money....could of been an accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10/19/2010
 I own a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving approximately 50 km, i heard a knocking noise coming from the front suspension. at the time i thought nothing of it because i hit some bumps in the road and thought it might of been my brakes, but later that week i had it in for an oil change and they looked at the front end for me and the technician stated that the control arm, outer tie rod ends and ball joints would need to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired because i could not afford to fix it on my own as i am a single mom and in school as a full time time student. the vehicle only had 76000km. this is ridiculous for chrysler to be selling vehicles with these kind of parts ..every forum i have been on for the 2007 dodge calibers these are the main parts to be replced. i even contacted the dealerships in the province of newfoundland and they told me, you would not believe the amount of replacemnts done for these parts. just as well if i had of bought a toyota, at least they owned up to there mistakes on the parts etc..chrysler is making a killing on sales of these parts...whatever you do, don't buy a dodge caliber......my lesson is well learned..first time i ever had a dodge and it is my last time..if the damn thing don't kill me first..or is that what it will take for chrysler to wake up and do a recall on these parts. well i am giving some news reporter a call and broadcast this across the nation..see what happens then to chryslers image....disscusted....almost two 2000.00 plus it will cost me, not to mention the wear on my tires and there is more money....could of been an accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10/19/2010
 Tl* i own a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving approximately 50 km, i heard a knocking noise coming from the front suspension. at the time i thought nothing of it because i hit some bumps in the road and thought it might of been my brakes, but later that week i had it in for an oil change and they looked at the front end for me and the technician stated that the control arm, outer tie rod ends and ball joints would need to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired because i could not afford to fix it on my own as i am a single mom and in school as a full time time student. the vehicle only had 76000km. this is ridiculous for chrysler to be selling vehicles with these kind of parts ..every forum i have been on for the 2007 dodge calibers these are the main parts to be replced. i even contacted the dealerships in the province of newfoundland and they told me, you would not believe the amount of replacemnts done for these parts. just as well if i had of bought a toyota, at least they owned up to there mistakes on the parts etc..chrysler is making a killing on sales of these parts...whatever you do, don't buy a dodge caliber......my lesson is well learned..first time i ever had a dodge and it is my last time..if the damn thing don't kill me first..or is that what it will take for chrysler to wake up and do a recall on these parts. well i am giving some news reporter a call and broadcast this across the nation..see what happens then to chryslers image....disscusted....almost two 2000.00 plus it will cost me, not to mention the wear on my tires and there is more money....could of been an accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10/19/2010
 Tl* i own a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving approximately 50 km, i heard a knocking noise coming from the front suspension. at the time i thought nothing of it because i hit some bumps in the road and thought it might of been my brakes, but later that week i had it in for an oil change and they looked at the front end for me and the technician stated that the control arm, outer tie rod ends and ball joints would need to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired because i could not afford to fix it on my own as i am a single mom and in school as a full time time student. the vehicle only had 76000km. this is ridiculous for chrysler to be selling vehicles with these kind of parts ..every forum i have been on for the 2007 dodge calibers these are the main parts to be replced. i even contacted the dealerships in the province of newfoundland and they told me, you would not believe the amount of replacemnts done for these parts. just as well if i had of bought a toyota, at least they owned up to there mistakes on the parts etc..chrysler is making a killing on sales of these parts...whatever you do, don't buy a dodge caliber......my lesson is well learned..first time i ever had a dodge and it is my last time..if the damn thing don't kill me first..or is that what it will take for chrysler to wake up and do a recall on these parts. well i am giving some news reporter a call and broadcast this across the nation..see what happens then to chryslers image....disscusted....almost two 2000.00 plus it will cost me, not to mention the wear on my tires and there is more money....could of been an accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10/19/2010
 Tl* i own a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving approximately 50 km, i heard a knocking noise coming from the front suspension. at the time i thought nothing of it because i hit some bumps in the road and thought it might of been my brakes, but later that week i had it in for an oil change and they looked at the front end for me and the technician stated that the control arm, outer tie rod ends and ball joints would need to be replaced. the vehicle was not repaired because i could not afford to fix it on my own as i am a single mom and in school as a full time time student. the vehicle only had 76000km. this is ridiculous for chrysler to be selling vehicles with these kind of parts ..every forum i have been on for the 2007 dodge calibers these are the main parts to be replced. i even contacted the dealerships in the province of newfoundland and they told me, you would not believe the amount of replacemnts done for these parts. just as well if i had of bought a toyota, at least they owned up to there mistakes on the parts etc..chrysler is making a killing on sales of these parts...whatever you do, don't buy a dodge caliber......my lesson is well learned..first time i ever had a dodge and it is my last time..if the damn thing don't kill me first..or is that what it will take for chrysler to wake up and do a recall on these parts. well i am giving some news reporter a call and broadcast this across the nation..see what happens then to chryslers image....disscusted....almost two 2000.00 plus it will cost me, not to mention the wear on my tires and there is more money....could of been an accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
02/22/201151236
 I started to notice a noise coming from the back end of the car. we took the car to chrsyler/dodge dealer & was told that we have to replace the following:rear hubs, the right & left lower control arms & replace the tires. we had just brought new tires in november 2010 for the winter & now they have to be replace again.chrysler is putting my life, my husband & mother's life line on the line. why is it that when they had the may 2007 recall,this problem was not included and why are they getting away with murder by putting our lives in jeopardy. i thought i purchased a car that would kept me safe. the estimated cost they quoted us $1800.00. chrysler/dodge should be ashame of themselves. is profit more important to them than our lives. the car is worthless & can't afford to trade it in either.
09/19/201062000
 I have 2007 caliber. i received recall letter about accelerator. i immediatly took it in to local dealer the paperwork stated they reprogrammed something with the temp. it is now a month later. car started running hot a couple weeks ago. a few days ago i go to start my car up and the rpms ran up to 4 and stayed there without going down. it seemed like the gas pedal was stuck down. it stayed like this until i had to shut car off. called dealer and they advised me to not try to drive and have car towed to them. spoke with head of service and he stated that this in no way is related to the recall but this is exactly what the recall was for. they have had the car for a day now and still no verdict. i have approx. 62,000 miles.
09/19/201062000
 I have 2007 caliber. i received recall letter about accelerator. i immediatly took it in to local dealer the paperwork stated they reprogrammed something with the temp. it is now a month later. car started running hot a couple weeks ago. a few days ago i go to start my car up and the rpms ran up to 4 and stayed there without going down. it seemed like the gas pedal was stuck down. it stayed like this until i had to shut car off. called dealer and they advised me to not try to drive and have car towed to them. spoke with head of service and he stated that this in no way is related to the recall but this is exactly what the recall was for. they have had the car for a day now and still no verdict. i have approx. 62,000 miles.
09/19/201062000
 I have 2007 caliber. i received recall letter about accelerator. i immediatly took it in to local dealer the paperwork stated they reprogrammed something with the temp. it is now a month later. car started running hot a couple weeks ago. a few days ago i go to start my car up and the rpms ran up to 4 and stayed there without going down. it seemed like the gas pedal was stuck down. it stayed like this until i had to shut car off. called dealer and they advised me to not try to drive and have car towed to them. spoke with head of service and he stated that this in no way is related to the recall but this is exactly what the recall was for. they have had the car for a day now and still no verdict. i have approx. 62,000 miles.
09/19/201062000
 I have 2007 caliber. i received recall letter about accelerator. i immediatly took it in to local dealer the paperwork stated they reprogrammed something with the temp. it is now a month later. car started running hot a couple weeks ago. a few days ago i go to start my car up and the rpms ran up to 4 and stayed there without going down. it seemed like the gas pedal was stuck down. it stayed like this until i had to shut car off. called dealer and they advised me to not try to drive and have car towed to them. spoke with head of service and he stated that this in no way is related to the recall but this is exactly what the recall was for. they have had the car for a day now and still no verdict. i have approx. 62,000 miles.
09/19/201062000
 I have 2007 caliber. i received recall letter about accelerator. i immediatly took it in to local dealer the paperwork stated they reprogrammed something with the temp. it is now a month later. car started running hot a couple weeks ago. a few days ago i go to start my car up and the rpms ran up to 4 and stayed there without going down. it seemed like the gas pedal was stuck down. it stayed like this until i had to shut car off. called dealer and they advised me to not try to drive and have car towed to them. spoke with head of service and he stated that this in no way is related to the recall but this is exactly what the recall was for. they have had the car for a day now and still no verdict. i have approx. 62,000 miles.
05/05/20103500
 I bought a 2007, dodge caliber. drove it for a while. then as i was driving in a school x-ing my accellator stuck. i had a terrible accident with the woman stopped in front of me. my car was totalled. a week later i recieved a recall on the accelarator, after the damage was done. i have had no compensation, and am without a vehicle. i must work. help me please!
05/05/20103500
 I bought a 2007, dodge caliber. drove it for a while. then as i was driving in a school x-ing my accellator stuck. i had a terrible accident with the woman stopped in front of me. my car was totalled. a week later i recieved a recall on the accelarator, after the damage was done. i have had no compensation, and am without a vehicle. i must work. help me please!
05/05/20103500
 I bought a 2007, dodge caliber. drove it for a while. then as i was driving in a school x-ing my accellator stuck. i had a terrible accident with the woman stopped in front of me. my car was totalled. a week later i recieved a recall on the accelarator, after the damage was done. i have had no compensation, and am without a vehicle. i must work. help me please!
05/05/20103500
 I bought a 2007, dodge caliber. drove it for a while. then as i was driving in a school x-ing my accellator stuck. i had a terrible accident with the woman stopped in front of me. my car was totalled. a week later i recieved a recall on the accelarator, after the damage was done. i have had no compensation, and am without a vehicle. i must work. help me please!
08/19/201076850
 Dodge failed to notify me of a recall on my gas pedal. due to this the pedal stuck as i was driving the vechicle reaching speeds of 80+ on a back road. i contacted a dealer which got me in the next day but it was going to take a day to get the part in. so in the mean time i was suppose to drive my car on the roads so this could stick again and hope that i was as lucky as the first time where no one was hurt. also there is other damage to the brakes and front end from trying to stop this but they are not going to do anything it has to come out of my pocket. also since i did not feel safe driving the car for a day till the part came in i was going to have to pay for a rental out of my pocket or drive my car. so dodge did not see any problem with me driving my car again. does anyone else feel this was not a smart thing to do that this was unsafe. it is like sending a death trap on the road to kill someone. dodge could careless about the customers or anyones life.
08/19/201076850
 Dodge failed to notify me of a recall on my gas pedal. due to this the pedal stuck as i was driving the vechicle reaching speeds of 80+ on a back road. i contacted a dealer which got me in the next day but it was going to take a day to get the part in. so in the mean time i was suppose to drive my car on the roads so this could stick again and hope that i was as lucky as the first time where no one was hurt. also there is other damage to the brakes and front end from trying to stop this but they are not going to do anything it has to come out of my pocket. also since i did not feel safe driving the car for a day till the part came in i was going to have to pay for a rental out of my pocket or drive my car. so dodge did not see any problem with me driving my car again. does anyone else feel this was not a smart thing to do that this was unsafe. it is like sending a death trap on the road to kill someone. dodge could careless about the customers or anyones life.
08/19/201076850
 Dodge failed to notify me of a recall on my gas pedal. due to this the pedal stuck as i was driving the vechicle reaching speeds of 80+ on a back road. i contacted a dealer which got me in the next day but it was going to take a day to get the part in. so in the mean time i was suppose to drive my car on the roads so this could stick again and hope that i was as lucky as the first time where no one was hurt. also there is other damage to the brakes and front end from trying to stop this but they are not going to do anything it has to come out of my pocket. also since i did not feel safe driving the car for a day till the part came in i was going to have to pay for a rental out of my pocket or drive my car. so dodge did not see any problem with me driving my car again. does anyone else feel this was not a smart thing to do that this was unsafe. it is like sending a death trap on the road to kill someone. dodge could careless about the customers or anyones life.
08/19/201076850
 Dodge failed to notify me of a recall on my gas pedal. due to this the pedal stuck as i was driving the vechicle reaching speeds of 80+ on a back road. i contacted a dealer which got me in the next day but it was going to take a day to get the part in. so in the mean time i was suppose to drive my car on the roads so this could stick again and hope that i was as lucky as the first time where no one was hurt. also there is other damage to the brakes and front end from trying to stop this but they are not going to do anything it has to come out of my pocket. also since i did not feel safe driving the car for a day till the part came in i was going to have to pay for a rental out of my pocket or drive my car. so dodge did not see any problem with me driving my car again. does anyone else feel this was not a smart thing to do that this was unsafe. it is like sending a death trap on the road to kill someone. dodge could careless about the customers or anyones life.
08/19/201076850
 Dodge failed to notify me of a recall on my gas pedal. due to this the pedal stuck as i was driving the vechicle reaching speeds of 80+ on a back road. i contacted a dealer which got me in the next day but it was going to take a day to get the part in. so in the mean time i was suppose to drive my car on the roads so this could stick again and hope that i was as lucky as the first time where no one was hurt. also there is other damage to the brakes and front end from trying to stop this but they are not going to do anything it has to come out of my pocket. also since i did not feel safe driving the car for a day till the part came in i was going to have to pay for a rental out of my pocket or drive my car. so dodge did not see any problem with me driving my car again. does anyone else feel this was not a smart thing to do that this was unsafe. it is like sending a death trap on the road to kill someone. dodge could careless about the customers or anyones life.
06/25/2009506001
 2007 dodge caliber gas pedal. with 50,600 miles. while driving approx 65 mph on a 3 lane highway the gas pedal accelerated to over 90 mph when the brakes and emergency brakes could not stop the car only slowed it slightly when i reached the shoulder of the road across 3 lanes of traffic i put the car in neutral and turned off the car to fully stop the vehicle. the gas pedal was replaced and explained that it was the cause for the excessive speed. *tr
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
01/13/200829000
 Tl*the contact owns a 2007 dodge caliber. whenever the heater or air conditioner is activated, the contact smells a strong odor coming from the vents. the vehicle has been taken to the dealer approximately 8 times regarding this odor, but they could not locate the origin. the contact stated that the occupants of her vehicle complain of dizziness, nausea, and headaches. the current mileage was 34,700 and failure mileage was 29,000.
06/07/2007101/05/2007
 Tl*the contact owns a 2007 dodge caliber. while driving 70 mph, the contact's husband noticed hot water leaking from under the steering wheel. he sustained second and third degree burns. the vehicle was repaired and daimler chrysler stated that they would send a representative to north carolina. the contact was informed that the vehicle should not have been repaired, but preserved for inspection instead. the powertrain and mileage information were unknown. it was determined that the ac condensation drain hose was clogged with debris which caused hot water to get inside the vehicle. updated 08/15/07. *jb
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
07/31/20063000406/01/2006
 My 2007 dodge caliber has experience a pulling in the front end that started after 3,000 miles. the car has been at the shop 3 times in a time period expanding approx. 6-12 weeks. the dealer working on the car could not achieve success after three attempts. the car is now at another dealer who has had the car over 48 hrs with no response to the front end issue. the car now at 7400 miles as a front brake jatter and is at the dealer for this as well. also, the car's rear washer fluid nozzle leaks at highway speed and the stereo's sound will distort suddenly without warning. i am beyond upset with how much problems i have had on a 19,000.00$ brand new automobile. i do not want to believe that all chrysler vehicles have this kind of issues. i also wanted to believe that my problem was minor and would be just fine once it was fixed. however, the problems just keep coming. i purchased a new car in good faith that i received dependable transportation. i don't think i have gotten the fair end of the deal. i would be a happy customer if daimler chrysler refunded my money on this car. in trade i will purchase a new dodge 1500 pickup. i feel like if daimler chrysler will take care of me, i will be a happy customer who will continue to purchase their products. i don't want to take my business elsewhere but i will do what is needed. *nm