why won't my Dodge caliber start or shift out of reverse

Amber Hollan
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Asked by Amber May 30, 2014 at 07:43 AM about the 2007 Dodge Caliber

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I had someone try to install a new stereo into my caliber and it got dark so I told them to
wait till the next day to finish installing the stereo and now for some reason my caliber
won't start or shift out of reverse

8 Answers

dandyoun
70,275

If they had doors open for extended periods of time the battery may be dead. Check battery voltage.

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Amber Hollan
20

The doors were open but the battery was not connected they connected the battery back and the lights work but it won't start or shift

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dandyoun
70,275

Ok I would still check voltage and battery connections just in case it's dead or connections are loose. Also if your model so equipped the changing of the radio could have set a theft mode. Might want to check your owners manual.

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Amber Hollan
20

OK I will check all the above and I appreciate the help thanks

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TopShadeTree
8,055

If you installed a after market radio,it has and antitheft divice in it,replace it and your car will run,then go find a qualified person to install your radio,with proper control module that has to be installed with your new radio.

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TopShadeTree
8,055

what dandy says : )

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63sprintowner
415

WOW! Some else has run into this Problem!, LOL!!-Laughing at ME,Not you....I installed an aftermarket Stereo, in my wifes 2008 Caliber, and THE SAME THING, happened..After a few days of pulling my hair out,and many selective words--I re-installed the original radio,re-set the codes, and drove it to the nearest Stereo shop, and had it Professionally installed..Top Shade Tree,, has the Correct Answer!!!

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chassy
11,865

Installing anything in a car now a days can screw up everything from the PCM to the fuse holder.

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