A large integrated spoiler above the rear glass is tuned for smoother air flow and lift reduction. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Specifically, vehicles sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Puerto Rico, U. It can be identified by a small metal tab with a hole through its center sticking out between the block and head between the 2nd and 3rd cylinders. Power windows, locks, mirrors, and remote keyless entry are included. The Caliber and the were the only two cars in the Dodge vehicle line-up to still feature the Ram logo on both fascia, rear and the steering wheel. The gauge cluster gains a tachometer and an optional trip computer.
The transmission, with a limited-slip differential for uniform side-to-side power transfer, was rated at 300 lb. Combined, these features produce more power, better fuel economy and smoother, quieter operation than engines without them. The signature crosshair grille gives Caliber the distinct face of Dodge and defines its strong, muscular front view. The sport-tourer segment is growing, with more than 800,000 units sold each year. The turbocharger compressor housing features a built-in bypass valve, and the turbo housing is cast into the exhaust manifold with a loop-around flow pattern.
Vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. The engine features a cast iron and pistons with shallow crowns to save weight. It's heavy to the point where it's tiring to work it again and again when plodding through rush-hour traffic. The only transmission offered is a six-speed manual. An optional Sport Appearance Package includes Pastel Slate Gray with red, yellow, orange or blue seat inserts that coordinate with the exterior color, center stack and shifter bezels. The brake system is using the 5.
Dampers were shortened to provide some of the jounce travel lost in the lowering. They try to harness the excitement of a sports car in a decidedly unsporting package — the hatchback — that's better known for its ability to hold a ton of stuff. Chrysler's number for this recall is R25. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The aluminum version is prized among enthusiasts as it's easy to port and polish for improved airflow characteristics. All models feature a two-tone interior color theme of dark and lighter shades of Pastel Slate Gray or Pastel Pebble Beige.
These engines were loosely based on their predecessors, the , sharing the same 87. Please refer to our terms of service for more information. A oil pump is driven directly from the on the front of the engine. The accuracy of the information in our database cannot be guaranteed or verified, and we are unable to certify that a vehicle history is complete. The 2007 Dodge Caliber will be available in U. We are reliant upon outside agencies for our data, which you resolve to access at your own risk. Mitsubishi owners may call 1-888-648-7820.
The threads for the head bolts near the 4th cylinder were bored too shallow at the factory, preventing the head from properly sealing. The recall began on March 27, 2017. The water pump is driven from the timing belt, with the water pump housing cast partially into the engine block itself. Changes are also evident at the rear of the hatchback, which gets a new rear diffuser and a large spoiler that Dodge says is designed to reduce lift. Chrysler's number for this recall is P40 Expanded. Dodge Caliber will appeal to up-and-coming buyers looking for a compact car that stands out from the crowd and gives them the flexibility to do more in terms of seating friends and storing gear. Archived from on 25 May 2013.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The six-speed manual transmission had a dual-mass flywheel made of two flywheels sandwiching internal springs, tuned to reduce noise and vibration. Unlike other Calibers, the shifter had a lift ring to engage reverse, and a leather-finished shift knob. The introduction of the Caliber had marked the return of the Dodge brand to Australia since the early 1970s. The Caliber was manufactured at the plant, and across its six-year model run, just over 400,000 were produced. Dodge Caliber is also designed to appeal to forty-something parents buying a car for their children.
Caliber's sheer surface treatment commands attention and evokes attributes that define the Dodge brand: bold, powerful, capable and street smart. Equal-length halfshafts, along with wheel hubs and bearings, were sourced from mid-size cars. I think especially for a slider floating calipers , this is the benchmark brake system for our segment. Archived from on 10 January 2012. They're comfortable overall, but the seat-height adjuster is positioned in such a way that it's hard to use. We have pretty darn stiff calipers and I think a pretty good pedal feel.