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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake Control Specifications
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS

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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 R/T 2.4 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Caliber, Avenger & Sebring Sedan -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GAS

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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 -> System Service -> ABS -> Avenger, Sebring Convertible, Sebring Sedan & Stratus Sedan -> Brake System Bleed -> Caliber -> Charger, Magnum & 300 -> Clockspring Centering -> Component Replacement -> ESP Dynamics Sensor -> Front -> Front w/AWD -> Front w/RWD -> Integrated Control Unit (ICU) -> Manual Bleed -> Non ABS -> Pressure Bleed -> Rear -> Steering Angle Sensor -> Wheel Speed Sensor
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS

Brake System Bleed

The Teves anti-lock brake system must be bled as two independent braking systems. The non-ABS portion of the brake system should be bled the same as any non-ABS system. The ABS portion of the system requires the use of a DRB, or equivalently programmed scan tool.

Non ABS
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.

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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 SRT-4 2.4 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Caliber, Avenger & Sebring Sedan -> Brake Pad Service -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Retract caliper piston in bore by grasping rear of caliper and pulling outward working with guide pins. Never push on piston directly.
  • Remove two brake caliper guide pin bolts. When removing caliper guide pin bolts, note that upper bolt has a special sleeve on end. It important that this bolt be installed in the upper mounting hole when caliper is installed.
  • Remove brake caliper and position aside. Do not overextend brake hose...

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