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2008 Dodge Caliber
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code [C] Engine Code [C]
148 bhp. @ 6500 rpm / Torque: 125 ft. lbs. @ 5200 rpm
16 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
1.8L - Inline 4-cyl (1798 cc) Code: EBA (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.5:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2008 Dodge Caliber with engine code [C]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  API*
    Maximum Performance
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

    Automatic Transmission, CVT2  »  VTF04

    Synthetic CVT Fluid (CVTQT)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  6. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [1]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
    [2] ATF+4 Automatic Transmission Fluid, Mopar P/N
    05013457AA, specification number MS9602

  8. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  6.8 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, CVT2 Initial Fill  »  7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    speed CVT2  »  8.1 liters
    Manual Transmission, T355 (5-SPD)  »  2.7 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  30 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission 5-Spd
    Drain Plug 10 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EA15K50) [1] [2]
    Oil Filter WIX 57060 Oil Filter [3]
    Air Filter WIX 49192 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24313 Cabin Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] SE (SubModel)
    [2] SXT (SubModel)
    [3] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
CVT Synthetic CVT Fluid

CVT's require a unique transmission fluid with specialized frictional characteristics designed to ensure the belt or chain remains in contact with the pulleys without slipping. AMSOIL Synthetic CVT Fluid provides outstanding metal-to-metal frictional...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
6,000 miles (9,600 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
6,000 miles (9,600 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
6,000 miles (9,600 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
12,000 miles (19,200 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
12,000 miles (19,200 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
12,000 miles (19,200 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of rubber hoses and metal tubes through which brake fluid flows from the master cylinder to the brakes at each wheel.
Distance:
12,000 miles (19,200 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
24,000 miles (38,400 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
CV joints
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Constant velocity joints, which are located on either end of the drive axles and transmit engine power while enabling full steering and suspension movement. Black accordion boots cover and protect these joints and hold lubricant.
Distance:
24,000 miles (38,400 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
24,000 miles (38,400 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Front suspension, tie rod ends, and boot seals
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Ball & socket parts of the steering linkage that connect the wheel spindles to the rack & pinion, or center link.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
30
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Power transfer unit fluid
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricating oil in the power transfer unit.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear drive assembly fluid
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rear differential fluid
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
66
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
102,000 miles (163,200 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2007-08-01
Bulletin Number:
2304106
NHTSA Item Number:
10023351

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exterior lamp - lens fogging. ( nhtsa item number - 10023351 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
18-014-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024608

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mil illumination with dtc p0234 and/or p0128. Equipped with a 2. 4l turbo engine built prior to march 4, 2008. ( nhtsa item number - 10024608 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
21-011-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024643

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Gear clash/difficult to shift - this bulletin involves replacing the 3rd/4th/5th & reverse gear synchronizer (blocker) rings together as a set if a de-bonding condition is found. ( nhtsa item number - 10024643 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
18-011-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024644

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mill illumination with dtc p0139 or p2270. ( nhtsa item number - 10024644 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-03-01
Bulletin Number:
08-007-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024966

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: No engine crank or no engine start due to electronic lockup of the wcm/skreem. ( nhtsa item number - 10024966 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18-020-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024831

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mil illumination with dtc p0300 and/or p0301 and/or p0302 and/or p0303 and/or p0304 set. ( nhtsa item number - 10024831 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18-022-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024869

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: idle oscillation after fuel fill with or without clicking sound from engine compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10024869 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18-016-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024871

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mil illumination with dtc p0171. ( nhtsa item number - 10024871 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18-017-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024872

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: idle vibration from a stop with closed throttle. ( nhtsa item number - 10024872 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18-019-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024873

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mil illumination with dtc p2173. ( nhtsa item number - 10024873 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
21-014-08
NHTSA Item Number:
10024988

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: incorrect reporting of dtc p0730 for dtc p0717. ( nhtsa item number - 10024988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-06-01
Bulletin Number:
1801108 REVB
NHTSA Item Number:
10025384

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Flash: mil illumination with dtc p0139 or 02270. This bulletin involves selectively erasing and reprogramming the powertrain control module (pcm). ( nhtsa item number - 10025384 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-09-01
Bulletin Number:
RRT-08-070
NHTSA Item Number:
10026829

Component Description: Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Chrysler: lower control arm to crossmember mounting bolts. Vehicles were shipped with front lower control arm to crossmember mounting bolts that may not be tightened to specification. ( nhtsa item number - 10026829 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-10-01
Bulletin Number:
H-32
NHTSA Item Number:
10026764

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control., (B) Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Chrysler/dodge: vehicles may have been inadvertently programmed with software that disabled three engine diagnostic monitors. Without monitors, an improperly operating component may go undetected and result in excessive exhaust emissions. ( nhtsa item number - 10026764 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-08-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-J19
NHTSA Item Number:
10032766

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control., (B) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Chrysler/jeep/dodge: california emissions warranty addendum. The warranty book on certain vehicles may contain errors or may be missing information regarding the coponents covered by the california emissions warranty. Dodge-caravan/grand ( nhtsa item number - 10032766 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-09-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-08-024-10
NHTSA Item Number:
10034545

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dodge: fuel gauge fluctuation. Fuel gauge is not accurate or fluctuates at 3/4 of a tank or above. This bulletin involves replacing the fuel sending unit, clocking the fuel module and installing a fuel jumper hose. ( nhtsa item number - 10034545 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-11-01
Bulletin Number:
23-036-13
NHTSA Item Number:
10064501

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10064501 ).



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