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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Caliber, Avenger & Sebring Sedan -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS

Front

Halfshaft inner and outer boots are not serviceable separately. Boot replacement requires entire shaft assembly replacement.

Lefthand halfshaft is shorter than right. Identify and tag halfshafts upon removal to ensure proper installation.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove cotter pin, nut lock, spring washer, and hub nut from end of outer C/V joint stub axle.
  • Disconnect front wheel speed sensor and secure harness aside.
  • Remove nut and bolt retaining ball joint stud into steering knuckle.
  • Separate ball joint stud from steering knuckle by prying...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> Tire Pressure Transponder
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

The cap used on this valve stem contains an O-ring seal to prevent contamination and moisture from entering the valve stem. Retain this valve stem cap for reuse. Do not substitute a regular valve stem cap in its place.

The valve stem used on this vehicle is made of aluminum and the core is nickel plated brass. The original valve stem core must be reinstalled and not substituted with a valve stem core made of a different material. This is required to prevent corrosion in the valve stem caused by the different metals.

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove right front wheel.
  • Remove underbody air dam.
  • Remove accessory drive splash shield.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove accessory drive idler pulley.
  • Loosen lower mounting bolt.
  • Loosen air conditioning compressor and relocate, pull down and to outboard side of vehicle.
  • Unplug field circuit...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Chrysler LLC -> 2007-09 Caliber
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 12,000 miles.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Disengage the glove compartment bin dampener from the bin.
  • Push inward on the sides of the glove compartment bin to release the stops, then lower the glove compartment.
  • Release the glove compartment hinge pins from the hinge retainers, then remove the glove compartment, Fig. .
  • Release the two tabs retaining the cabin air filter cover to the A/C-heater housing, then remove the cover, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabin air filter element from the A/C-heater ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Cars -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2007-09 Caliber -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Reset

The Low Tire Pressure indicator lamp will flash slowly and sound a single tone when tire pressure is low. If tire pressure drops lower, the indicator lamp will flash rapidly and the tone will be continuous. When the tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will turn Off. The vehicle may need to be driven at a speed above 15 MPH for up to 10 minutes for the TPMS to receive this information. If the lamp remains On, a problem in the low tire warning system is present and the low tire warning system must be d...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate accessory drive belt tensioner counterclockwise until accessory drive belt...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Hood Ajar Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Brake Fluid Level Sensor
  • Front Wiper Motor
  • Engine Control Module
  • Front Cabin Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GASFront Cabin Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Occupant Restraint Controller Module
  • Splice S302
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Connector C303
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C-Heater Control
  • Electronics
  • Door Recirculation Actuator
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Electronics
  • UGDO Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Poor Handling and/or Strut Leaking and/or Rides Rough
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Document: RECALL - Emissions Recall J19 California Emissions Warranty Addendum
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Dodge Caliber cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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