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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

Caravan & Town & Country

Front
Removal
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front wheel and tire assemblies.
  • Remove two caliper-to-knuckle attaching bolts, then remove caliper by sliding away from adapter and lifting off rotor, Fig. . Support caliper firmly to prevent weight of caliper from damaging flexible hose.
  • Remove outboard pad by prying pad retaining clip over raised area of caliper, then sliding pad down and off of caliper.
  • Pull inboard pad away from caliper piston, until springs release from piston.
Installation
  • Inspect piston seal for leaks and for ruptures in piston dust boot. ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Front

Remove
  • With vehicle in neutral, position vehicle on hoist.
  • Mark an installation reference line across the front propeller shaft CV joint and transfer case flange.
  • Mark an installation reference line across the front propeller shaft flange and axle flange.
  • Remove axle flange bolts.
  • Remove CV joint bolts and retainers.
  • Compress propeller shaft enough to remove shaft from flanges.
Install

Clean all propeller shaft bolts and apply Mopar® Lock AND Seal Adhesive or equivalent to the threads before installation.

  • Compress propeller shaft enough to install shaft into axle and transfer ca...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> Tire Pressure Transponder
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

The cap used on this valve stem contains an O-ring seal to prevent contamination and moisture from entering the valve stem. Retain this valve stem cap for reuse. Do not substitute a regular valve stem cap in its place.

The valve stem used on this vehicle is made of aluminum and the core is nickel plated brass. The original valve stem core must be reinstalled and not substituted with a valve stem core made of a different material. This is required to prevent corrosion in the valve stem caused by the different metals.

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • On models equipped with 4WD, remove front propeller shaft.
  • On all models, remove heat shield bolts and starter heat shield.
  • Remove solenoid nut from mounting stud.
  • Pull battery cable from mounting stud while removing electrical connector from solenoid terminal.
  • Remove starter mounting bolts.
  • Remove starter...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Change Engine Oil Indicator -> 2008-09 Nitro
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

The CHANGE OIL message will flash in the instrument cluster odometer for approximately 12 seconds after a single chime has sounded to indicate the next scheduled oil change interval. The engine oil change indicator system is duty cycle based, which means the engine oil change interval may fluctua...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

If replacement of constant tension clamp is required, use only an original equipment clamp with matching number or letter.

  • Drain coolant from radiator into suitable container.
  • Remove front grille.
  • Remove cooling fan from engine, if equipped.
  • Remove two radiator mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect connector for electric fan.
  • Disconnect power steering cooler line from cooler.
  • Disconnect radiator upper and lower hoses.
  • Disconnect overflow hose from radiator.
  • Lower part of radiator is equipped with two alignment dowel pins. They are located on bottom of radiator tank and fit into rubber grommets. T...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove combination washer reservoir/coolant recovery container and move aside.
  • Rotate belt tensioner until it contacts stop.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Carefully return tens...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Front Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GASFront Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Right Headlamp
  • Right Front Park Lamp
  • Right Front Turn Lamp
  • Right Front Fog Lamp
  • Right Front Impact Sensor
  • Rear Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GASRear Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Liftgate Door Latch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Anti-Lock Brake Module
  • Electronics
  • Totally Integrated Power Module
  • 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Radio Amplifier
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Hard To Fill Or Fuel Nozzle Shuts Off Repeatedly
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: RECALL - Emissions Recall J19 California Emissions Warranty Addendum
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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    Click here to view more details2007 Dodge Nitro Bumper Cover, Front.

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    $120.97

    Click here to view more details2007 Dodge Nitro Mirror, Passenger Side, This OE replacement mirror is primered and made of the highest quality, rust and corrosion resistant materials to withstand all types of weather. Item is with 2 years limited TrustBuilt warranty.</p><p><b>Specifications:</b><ul><li>10-hole, 5-prong connector</li></ul></p>.

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $58.67

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    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $97.50

    Click here to view more details2010 Dodge Nitro V6, 3.7 L, 225 CID Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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    Click here to view more details2007 Dodge Nitro Used Rear Lower Control Arm, Driver Side, 3.7, AUTO, RWD, Very Good.

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