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We have info for following modifications of 2008 Dodge Caliber

  • 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS, CC:2360, CID:144, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:144, Engine VIN:, Desg:K
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS, CC:1998, CID:122, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:122, Engine VIN:, Desg:B
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS, CC:1998, CID:122, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:122, Engine VIN:, Desg:B
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS, CC:1798, CID:110, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:110, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS, CC:1798, CID:110, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:110, Engine VIN:, Desg:C
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GAS, CC:2360, CID:144, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:144, Engine VIN:, Desg:F

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Caliber, Avenger & Sebring Sedan -> Brake Service -> Shoe, Replace -> Wheel Cylinder, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS

Shoe, Replace

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Loosen parking brake cable nut, then remove brake drum, Fig. .
  • Remove brake drum.
  • Remove lower shoe spring.
  • Compress and remove hold-down spring retaining rear shoe to support plate.
  • Pull rear shoe away from anchor allowing access to parking brake cable lever connection.
  • Compress cable return spring, then remove parking brake cable from lever.
  • Compress and remove hold-down spring retaining front shoe to support plate.
  • Remove both brake shoes from wheel...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Decreasing Brake Pedal Travel -> Dragging Brakes -> Hard Brake Pedal
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Decreasing Brake Pedal Travel

If a decreasing brake pedal is encountered, the power brake unit may be binding internally. To test the power brake unit for this condition proceed as follows:

  • Place transmission shift lever into Neutral and start engine.
  • Increase engine speed to approximately 1500 RPM, close throttle and completely depress brake pedal.
  • Slowly release brake pedal and stop engine.
  • Remove vacuum check valve and hose from power brake unit. Observe for backward movement of brake pedal.
  • If brake pedal moves backward, power brake unit has internal binding. Replace power brake u...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Description -> Operation -> System
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS

System

These units are vacuum suspended type. Some units are single diaphragm type, while others are tandem diaphragm type, both single piston and double piston or split system type master cylinders are used, Figs. and .

The vacuum suspended diaphragm type units utilize engine manifold vacuum and atmospheric pressure for its power. It consists of three basic elements combined into a single power unit. The three basic elements of the single diaphragm type are:

  • A vacuum power section which includes a front and rear shell, a power diaphragm, a return spring and a pushrod.
  • A control valve,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Teves Anti-Lock Braking System -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Avenger, Caliber, Challenger, Sebring Convertible & Sebring Sedan -> Avenger, Caliber, Charger, Challenger, Magnum, Sebring Sedan, Sebring Convertible & 300 -> Charger, Magnum & 300 -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

Avenger, Caliber, Charger, Challenger, Magnum, Sebring Sedan, Sebring Convertible & 300

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> General Service -> Brake Booster Operation Test -> Check Valve Operation Test
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS

The BAS diaphragm travel sensor and the BAS control module are the only components that can be serviced. If any other repairs are required it will be required to replace the entire booster assembly, Fig. .

In order to properly service and repair available brake systems, a thorough understanding of the power assist systems is required. The vacuum assist diaphragm assembly multiplies the force exerted on the master cylinder piston in order to increase the hydraulic pressure delivered to the wheel cylinders or calipers while decreasing the effort required to obtain acceptable stoppi...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bench Bleeding -> Manual Bleed -> Master Cylinder Bleed -> On-Vehicle Bleeding -> Pressure Bleed
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Pressure Bleed

Use bleeder tank tool No. C-3496-B, or equivalent, and adapter tool No. 6921, or equivalent, to pressurize hydraulic system.

Normal pressure bleeder pressure should not be more than 35 psi. On models equipped with plastic reservoirs, do not exceed 25 psi bleeding pressure.

  • Attach suitable clear plastic hose to bleeder screw and submerge other end into clear container with clean brake fluid.
  • Open bleeder screw at least one full turn.
  • Bleed 4-8 ounces of fluid through system until air free flow is maintained.
  • Repeat procedure at all bleeder screws.
  • If pedal travel is ex...

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