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2008 Dodge Caliber CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Caliber, Avenger & Sebring Sedan -> Brake Pad Service -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 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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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 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

Description
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS

There are two types of TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) available, a base system and a premium system. The Base TPMS consists of tire pressure monitoring sensors attached to each road wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a central receiver module and an indicator lamp. The Premium TPMS consists of tire pressure monitoring sensors attached to each road wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a Wireless Control Module (WCM), three wheel sensor transponders located in three of the four wheel wells, an electronic display, and an indicator lamp.

Upon detection of a warning o...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 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 A/C 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 SE 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 -> Check Engine Lamp -> 2007-09 Caliber
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS

The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors a variety of sensors and systems. Each time the ignition is turned On, the instrument panel Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) should light for approximately 2 seconds and then go out. If the PCM senses a fault condition with a monitored circuit or if the PCM enters Limp-In mode, a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) in is stored in the PCM memory. After diagnosing and servicing the vehicle, use a suitable scan tool to erase DTCs and to reset the MIL.

The lamp illuminates when the ignition is first turned to the on position to check the bulb ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Caliber AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove radiator core support.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove wiring harness bracket.
  • Disconnect radiator fan electrical connector.
  • Remove radiator fan mounting screws.
  • Detach radiator fan assembly from retaining clips.
  • Remov...

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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+.

Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Motor
  • Intrusion Transceiver Module
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C203
  • A-Pillar Jumper Wiring
  • Engine Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GASEngine Diagram for 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Camshaft 1/2 Position Sensor
  • Powertrain Wiring
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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 SXT 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Steering Control Module
  • 2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Caliber SE 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Washer Pump
  • Front Wiper Motor
  • Electronics
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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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