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2008 Dodge Nitro CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2008 Dodge Nitro car and truck repair procedures including Dodge engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Dodge Nitro automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
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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

    Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test

    • Start engine and inspect booster vacuum hose connections for leaks.
    • Stop engine and shift transmission into neutral.
    • Pump brake pedal until all vacuum reserve in booster is depleted.
    • Press and hold brake pedal under light foot pressure. Pedal should hold firm. If it falls away master cylinder is faulty.
    • Start engine and note pedal action. Pedal should fall away slightly under light foot pressure, then hold firm.
    • If no pedal action is felt, the power booster, vacuum supply or vacuum check valve are faulty. Proceed to "Power Booster Vacuum Test."
    • If p...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    • With vehicle in neutral, position vehicle on hoist.
    • Remove brake caliper and rotor.
    • Remove nut from half shaft.
    • Remove sensor from hub bearing.
    • Remove stabilizer link from stabilizer bar.
    • Remove tie rod end nut and remove tie rod from steering knuckle.
    • Remove clevis bracket lower nut and bolt.
    • Remove upper ball joint nut and separate upper control arm from steering knuckle.
    • Pull out on steering knuckle and push half shaft out of hub bearing and knuckle.
    • With a pry bar remove half shaft from axle.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Apply light coat of grease to m...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 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

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    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 6-12 seconds as a bulb inspection. If the lamp is illuminated with the engine running, the vehicle is usually drivable but the electronic throttle system must be diagnosed and servic...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water inlet tube.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water inlet tube and from vehicle.
    • Reve...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 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:
  • Left Front Park Lamp
  • Left Headlamp
  • Windshield Washer Pump
  • Left Front Turn Lamp
  • Left Front Fog Lamp
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • A/C Pressure Transducer
  • Splice S118
  • Splice S131
  • Engine Wiring
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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 R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Run/Start Relay
  • Totally Integrated Power Module
  • 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Electronics
  • Run Relay
  • Bank Switch
  • Heated Seats Module
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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 details2008 Dodge Nitro Oil Pressure Switch, 3/8 in. x 18 NPT thread size; Post type; 1-prong male terminal; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement oil pressure switch; With 3 years limited CertifiedXL warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $14.17

    Click here to view more details2010 Dodge Nitro Radiator, Radiator; 3.7L/4.0L; V-6; Automatic Transmission; 1-Row, , .

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    $95.45

    Click here to view more details2010 Dodge Nitro V6, 4.0 L, 242 CID Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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