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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Park Brake Cable Tensioner -> Stop Lamp Switch
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

On these models the proportioning valve is not adjustable. Do not attempt to make adjustments.

Stop Lamp Switch

  • Push and hold brake pedal in applied position.
  • Push switch forward until fully seated against bracket.
  • Release brake pedal.
  • Lightly pull brake pedal rearward until master cylinder pushrod bottoms against master cylinder internal stop. This action will set switch plunger at proper stroke length.

Park Brake Cable Tensioner

Tensioner adjustment is only required when the tensioner, or a cable has been replaced or disconnected for service. To avoid fa...

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

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
Vehicle: 2007 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 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Tire Pressure Sensor Check
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

Refer to Fig. for diagnostic trouble code identification.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

Intermittent & Poor Connections

Intermittents

Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

  • Wiring broken inside insulation.
  • Poor connection between m...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  • Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator and disconnect terminal.
  • Disco...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 2 seconds as a bulb inspection. The PCM continually monitors the engine oil pressure, engine coolant temperature and electrical system voltage. The check gauges lamp w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedu...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge Nitro cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 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 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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

Engine Diagram for 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GASEngine Diagram for 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 5
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 3
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • A/C Heater Control
  • Left Front Tweeter Speaker
  • Radio Connector
  • Splice S221
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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

    2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Relay
  • Rear Window Defogger Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • Radiator Fan Control Relay
  • Accessory Run Relay
  • 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Cluster
  • Steering Control Module
  • Totally Integrated Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: FLASH: RADIO - CD LOSES LAST PLAYED TRACK AFTER A IGNITION SWITCH CYCLE
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM DISPLAYS DASHES "--" WHEN SPARE TIRE IS USED - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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