The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the driver and passenger side ball joints and control arms failed and needed to be repaired. You may want to zip tie or bailing wire it as far aside as you can though. He advised to let the car stall out and it would record on the log. The one piece work the same way, just lever up the centre cap with a slotted screwdriver. But you don't have to go through all the extra trouble unless you are a glutton for punishment.
My credit card debt is growing in large part to this damn car. I have almost crashed multiple times due to the random failure of my tipm and thusly find it unsafe to drive my vehicle anymore. Some residual R-134a will come out when you remove the hoses, and may bubble for a short time on the service ports. After about 30 mins, it started back up and ran for pax 3 blocks before doing it again. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the alternator failed and needed to be replaced. In the last year, I have had to replace upper and lower control arms and the alternator.
I'm driving with my daughter in the car and it just shuts off almost causing the person driving behind me to hit us. Since this car was my only transportation to and from work and living paycheck to paycheck, I had no choice but to attempt repairs with the battery and alternator replacements just to make it to work and be able to pay my mortgage and car note. The manufacturer was notified who offered no assistance. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Alternator Decoupler Pulley stock in-person! I was able to pull the car off the road and had it towed to my mechanic. One was then intake manifold was stuck and the other was the camshaft. The compressor came out with a little finessing of its orientation.
When it occurred, the transmission light illuminated. It was turning dark and my hazard lights were no longer visible due to the battery being drained. To begin charging the system with refrigerant, open the low side blue knob valve on the gauge manifold. You may want to zip tie or bailing wire it as far aside as you can though. The failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 70,000. I took it to the dealer and they said it was the belt tensioner. When I asked the service technician at Dodge to investigate he ran diagnostics and informed me that I needed an alternator on both occasions.
Coating them in Coppagrease makes subsequent removel easier. . The consumer stated each time she experienced a failure, she would have to pull over, turn the vehicle off and sit for 15-45 minutes to wait for the transmission to cool off. Then once the red tab is pulled back, you usually need to pinch the exposed part while you pull the connectors apart. I did research online and discovered that many people were having alternator problems and showed similar symtoms as mine did.
He cannot find anything wrong. The low beam headlight on the drivers side will not function properly either. The contact owns a 2009 Dodge Caliber. All of a sudden it won't keep a charge. The transmission valve was replaced, but the problem continued. Replaced the alternator, then 3 weeks later same issues.
While driving at various speeds, the windshield wipers would independently activate. Any open lawsuits on this? I cannot afford to keep shelling out 1,000 dollars to fix this car every month or every few months. Often break but can also be reused if you are careful. Cylinder misfire and camshaft they cleared it and test drove it but it did not come back on so the Dodge tech. I returned the car to the finance company. I have researched and read about multiple problems with the Dodge Caliber regarding the tipms system or such; the fact that the Chrysler corporation has been able to consistently fail to make the required repairs to these vehicles is atrocious.
The deceleration has now started at a much lower speed. One was then intake manifold was stuck and the other was the camshaft. Reaching these nuts was a mini-nightmare. Getting the belt back on later in the procedure was a bit of a struggle. You will feel the can get lighter, and it will eventually empty. Please do something before someone gets killed. But you don't have to go through all the extra trouble unless you are a glutton for punishment.
The high side port was too hard for me to reach from above so I ran the hose to it from below. Luckily, I only suffered mild irritation to my throat and lungs, but I could have been fatally exposed to sulfuric acid gas poisoning, or battery could have exploded with fatal outcome. It started cutting itself off and eventually it wouldn't start. Because they are such a pain in the ass to deal with after 3 recall items and we were past warranty we asked for an evaluation only. Reusing them could result in a refrigerant leak, and trust me when I say you don't want to re-do this procedure due to a leak. We have found that using free accounts causes you to not receive your registration email.