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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+.

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Commander, Compass, Nitro & Partriot -> Dakota & Durango -> Full Size Pickup -> Grand Cherokee -> Hydraulic Booster -> Installation -> Liberty -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Removal -> Replacement -> Sprinter -> Vacuum Booster -> Wrangler
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

The only serviceable power brake booster components are the vacuum hose and the check valve. The power brake booster must be serviced as an assembly. If diagnosis indicates a power brake booster fault condition, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

Replacement

Caravan & Town & Country
  • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete power booster vacuum.
  • Disconnect both battery cables, then remove battery thermo guard and battery from tray.
  • Remove air inlet resonator and hoses as an assembly from throttle body and air cleaner housing.
  • Remove coolant fi...

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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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> U-Joint with Injected Rings -> U-Joint with Snap Rings
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 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 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+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 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 tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will ...

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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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • On 4WD models, remove front propeller shaft.
  • On all models, remove two heat shield bolts and remove starter heat shield.
  • Remove solenoid nut from mounting stud.
  • After nut has been removed, pull battery cable from mounting stud while removing electrical connector from solenoid terminal.
  • Remov...

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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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2007-09 Nitro -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

Reset

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 tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will turn Off. The vehicle may need to be driven at a speed above 15 MPH for up to 10 minutes for the TPMS to receive this information. If the lamp remains On, a problem in the low tire warning system is present and the low tire warning system must be di...

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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 R/T 4.0 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: 2010 Dodge Nitro SE 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 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:
  • Ground G103
  • Splice S138
  • Negative Battery
  • Battery Wiring
  • Positive Battery
  • Body Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Antenna
  • Satellite Radio Antenna
  • Connector C315
  • Connector C318
  • Body Wiring
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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 SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • Horn Switch
  • Cluster
  • Steering Control Module
  • Totally Integrated Control Module
  • 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
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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: INTAKE-TO-THROTTLE BODY JOINT MAY CAUSE A WHISTLE-LIKE SOUND ON 3.7L ENGINES - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: ELECTRONIC VEHICLE INFORMATION CENTER (EVIC) OIL CHANGE INDICATOR SYSTEM - DEALER PREFERENCES DURING PREP - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
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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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