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2009 Dodge Nitro CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SLT 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 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure indicator lamp will flash slowly and sound a single tone when tire pressure is low. If tire pressure drops lower, the indicator lamp will flash rapidly and the tone will be continuous. When the tir...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  • Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
  • Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
  • Remove one rear vert...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

This Emission Maintenance Reminder System (Maintenance Required Lamp) is incorporated into the engine controller. The controller stores vehicle mileage into its memory every eight miles, then at 60,000, 82,500 or 120,000 miles it will light the EMR (Maintenance Required) lamp. When the indicated mileage is reached or the EMR lamp is on at all times, the following components must be replaced and the EMR lamp reset:

  • At 60,00 miles, proceed as follows:
    • Replace EGR valve.
    • Clean EGR passage.
    • Replace PCV valve.
  • At 82,500 miles, replace oxygen sensor.
  • At 120,000 miles, proceed as ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater inlet pipe and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 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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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

OEM TSB listings for most 2009 Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

Document: Hard To Fill Or Fuel Nozzle Shuts Off Repeatedly
Vehicle: 2009 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: 2009 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2009 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2009 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 2009 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 2009 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 2009 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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