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I have a 2007 Dodge caliber and it starts and then motor

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I have a 2007 Dodge caliber and it starts and then motor dies.
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Hi Moose! Yes lights turn on and battery has a good charge
JA: Are you fixing your Caliber yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: We are trying to repair/diagnose problem on our own - checked battery, did add oil because when tow driver towed it home he mentioned it may be low on oil - it does have gas
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Was running and just shut off on it's own -- we are in Ohio and temp is in 40's
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

Hey how are you ,I will Try to Help you with This Issue
In some cases, I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.
I am here Sunday through Friday from around 5 am to 9 pm Eastern time.Zone If you respond and I do not respond back right away I will do so as soon as I can.
If you see a call request on your screen ,That is an automated feature the web site offers all customers.

What is the security indicator doing ,flashing , steady on or goes out after you turn key to on position ?

so the car had to be towed ,where u driving it and died on you ?

was the oil level checked and added to to top off since tow driver checked low ?

was there a check engine light on , on dash prior ?

what is the mileage on it now

Are you looking for the most possible causes or you are repairing it yourself .

Please Let Me Know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician