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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Dodge Nitro
While the Nitro shares some typical crossover features with competitors like the Equinox and even Dodge’s own Journey and Jeep Liberty, what it doesn’t share is typical conservative styling. This boxy beauty (or...

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Lights come on but don't stay on while driving. They are the ABS, anti-skid, ESP/BAS lights
Hi, thanks for writing in. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the...
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Causes for heater to blow cold air
Hi...if you are referring to the passenger compartment heater, there are two possible causes of insufficient or no heat. The passenger compartment heater, also known as the "heater core", is essentially a mini radiator and the fluid running through this...
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My truck been running hot for a couple months now I change the water pump and thermostat even the fan clutch but last week a hole
Hello. I will be glad to help you with your 2007 Dodge Nitro. If you have already changed the water pump and thermostat, one obvious thing to check is whether the radiator is blocked (internally or externally) or you have...
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A/C is not blowing cold air - 2007 Dodge Nitro
Unless the leak is large enough that refrigerant is just blowing out or somewhere obvious and all at once, the system has to be recharged with a dye installed with it. The dye will leak out with the refrigerant and...
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The engine is hesitating when starting the vehicle.
Hi, thanks for writing in. This may be likely related to what is called an idle air control valve/module. This unit regulates the air flow into the motor at idle or low speeds as it is mixed with fuel prior...
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Whining when in gear - 2007 Dodge Nitro
The noise you are hearing is coming from the transmission and is most likely the internal bearings of the of the output shaft. You should have the problem verified by a mechanic and have fluids checked to be full in...
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Heater is blowing mixed temperature air into the cabin area.
Hi there. Check the blend doors to the heater system. The doors could have a leak with the weather stripping. Then check the air ducting in the dash up by the heater blower motor and see if there is a...
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Its running hot even when I changed my water pump and thermastat
There are several possible causes when it comes to an overheating issue. A water pump or thermostat are definite possibilities, but there are still quite a few other possibilities. An air pocket in the cooling system, a clogged radiator, or...
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Where is located input speed sensor
Hi there: The transmission speed sensor is connected to the transmission on most Dodge cars, including the 2007 Dodge Nitro. This video is a good one to show you how to replace the input speed sensor. If you review this...
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How do I stop my car from overheating?
Once the car is completely cool, check the coolant level in the radiator. If low, that will cause overheating. If it is low, you might have a leak that should be diagnosed. If the level of coolant is correct and...
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Car won't continue running - 2007 Dodge Nitro
This may suggest you have a grounding problem somewhere or potentially a failing voltage regulator. This is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. Often times, this will result in the alternator allowing too much...
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Got a flat tire had to get it plugged. Tires are under warranty but dealership said it has to be leaking
Yes, this is a sound repair. I don't call any repair permanent as a matter of principle. If the repair was done appropriately, it will last the life of the tire. The dealership would make the same repair. If that...
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My engine turns off when stopped - 2007 Dodge Nitro
Hello. This behavior could be caused by a dirty or faulty idle air control valve, a dirty throttle body, an air leak in the intake, or a clogged fuel injector problem. I would recommend having a certified technician, such as...
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Motor turning over no fire getting anywhere
The engine needs spark, air, and fuel to start and run. Short of an intake obstruction, air is almost always present. That leaves spark and fuel as causes. Any number of components can be at fault. Lack of spark can...
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Broken heater
If everything in the cooling system has been eliminated as a cause - coolant level, flow, thermostat operating properly, etc., the issue may lie with the heater controls inside the vehicle. Within the "heater box" under the dash is located...
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rattle from passenger rear tire
Hey there: A rattling issue coming from a rear tire is either caused by loose wheel weights, a tire out of balance, bent wheel or perhaps damage to wheel bearings or loose brake components. Due to the multiple potential issues,...
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Electronic Throttle Control Light On. Car will not start
Hi there: To be blunt; this is very baffling. If the two warning lights come on; there should be an error code stored in the ECU that can be downloaded with a digital scanner that triggered the warning lights to...
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i have a halogen hid light bulb out in driver side headlight need replaced.
More often than not, if one headlamp is out, the lamp itself has failed and needs to be replaced. This is quite an involved task on your vehicle that requires removal of the grille and both front lamps. I highly...
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Can a fuel pump drain my battery?
As you may know, the fuel pump does in fact receive power from the battery, however it is highly unlikely that the fuel pump would continue to run when the power to the car is off causing the battery to...
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Abs and esp light randomly come on with a jerking and clicking noise under hood
Hi there. Most of the time when this occurs randomly like this it is because there is a problem with one of the wheel speed sensors. I usually start by checking the tires first. If one of the tires is...

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