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

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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+.

    Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Chatter -> Brake Drag -> Brake Fade -> Brake Pull -> Brake Squeal Or Squeak -> Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort -> Low Pedal -> Pedal Falls Away -> Pedal Pulsation -> Rear Brake Grab Or Pull -> Spongy Pedal
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

    Pedal Falls Away

    • System leak at brake line, fitting, hose or caliper/wheel cylinder.
    • Internal leakage in master cylinder caused by worn or damaged piston cups.
    • Internal leak in ABS or RWAL system.

    Low Pedal

    • Worn brake linings.
    • Worn drums or rotors.
    • Rear brakes out of adjustment.

    Spongy Pedal

    • Air in hydraulic system.
    • Thin brake drums.
    • Substandard brake lines and hoses.

    Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort

    • Linings that are water soaked, contaminated or glazed.
    • Faulty power booster or check valve.

    Pedal Pulsation

    • Disc brake rotors have excessive lateral runout or thickness variation.
    • Out of round brake ...

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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: 2009 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 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+.

    Component Replacement -> Front -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> Tire Pressure Transponder
    Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS

    Tire Pressure Sensor

    The cap used on this valve stem contains an O-ring seal to prevent contamination and moisture from entering the valve stem. Retain this valve stem cap for reuse. Do not substitute a regular valve stem cap in its place.

    The valve stem used on this vehicle is made of aluminum and the core is nickel plated brass. The original valve stem core must be reinstalled and not substituted with a valve stem core made of a different material. This is required to prevent corrosion in the valve stem caused by the different metals.

    Removal
    • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
    • Raise...

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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: 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 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+.

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    Vehicle: 2007 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 Dodge Nitro AUTOMOBILES

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

    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 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: 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 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 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Connector C3
  • Connector C4
  • Connector C6
  • Transmission Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7 V6 GASTransmission Components Diagram for 2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Oxygen Sensor 1
  • Transfer Case Motor
  • Oxygen Sensor 2
  • Engine 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 R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Switch
  • Sunroof Motor
  • Accessory Run Relay
  • Totally Integrated Control Module
  • 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Interlock Clutch Switch
  • Transfer Case Motor
  • A/C Clutch Compressor
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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: TAPPING SOUND AFTER ENGINE WARM UP
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
  • Document: In Cold Climates A MIL Illumination P0123 Or P0222 Or Stored Diagnostic Trouble Code P0123 Or P0222 And The ETC Light Illuminated
    Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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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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