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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Except Caravan & Town & Country -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan & Town & Country
  • With engine off, pump brake pedal five times to deplete vacuum in brake booster.
  • Siphon fluid from brake reservoir.
  • On Wrangler models, remove evaporative canister.
  • On PT Cruiser models, remove air cleaner housing, then disconnect power distribution center and position aside.
  • On all models, disconnect low fluid switch electrical connector.
  • Remove brake lines from master cylinder.
  • Remove master cylinder mounting nuts.
  • On Durango models with ESP, remove inner fender well, then remove integrated power module (IPM) fasteners and move IPM ...

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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> U-Joint with Injected Rings -> U-Joint with Snap Rings
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

This procedure describes a propeller shaft equipped with a cardan joint in the tube yoke. For propeller shafts equipped with a companion/slip yoke, repeat the steps to remove the remaining cardan joint.

U-Joint with Snap Rings

Disassemble
  • Tap outside of bearing cap with a drift to loosen snap ring.
  • Remove snap rings from both sides of yoke.
  • Position yoke with grease fitting if equipped, pointing up.
  • Position a socket with a inside diameter large enough to receive bearing cap, beneath yoke on a press.
  • Place another socket with an outside diameter smaller than bearing cap on ...

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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 R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

The air bag indicator lamp lights for 6-8 seconds each time the ignition is turned On. The lamp indicates a system self-test is being performed by the air bag co...

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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 R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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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+.

Engine Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GASEngine Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 6
  • Generator
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Dome Lamp
  • Radio Antenna
  • Compass Module
  • Connector C323
  • Splice S359
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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 SE 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter
  • G100
  • Generator Eyelet
  • Starter Eyelet
  • 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Inside Rearview Mirror
  • Handsfree 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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