hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,325 miles

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problem #1

Oct 202016

Caliber 4-cyl

  • 93,325 miles
My 2009 Dodge Caliber started emitting some terrible sounds while being driven in the city yesterday (10/20/2016). This occurred when turning and driving over anything but smooth road. Steering and braking were negatively affected. After stopping I lifted it up to determine the cause of this and found that the driver's side strut tower stabilizer bar had separated from the subframe. The bolts hadn't simply come loose; the section of the subframe to which the stabilizer bar attaches had torn away. There is very little rust on any other part of the car yet I can basically poke holes through the subframe with my finger.

- Appleton, WI, USA