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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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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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My alarm will not turn off -URGENT.
Hi there. Remove the battery cables and wait 30 seconds and then hook the cables back up. This will clear the security system in the vehicle to reset it. The alarm should shut off and stay off. Then take the...
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My rear passenger brake light only illuminates when head lights are on. Replaced socket and bulbs several times
Hi there. Check the brake light switch on the brake pedal. The switch may be shorting out with the headlight switch wires and causing the headlight power to engage the brake lights. Fix any wiring in the vehicle that may...
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Where is the thermostat on a 2008 dodge nitro 4.0l
Hello, thank you for writing in. The thermostat is located under the coolant reservoir at the front of the vehicle. There are diagrams available in the service manual. To start the process you need to access the thermostat. This is...
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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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Heater
Hi There, This is a sign of a faulty blower motor resistor. Blower motor resistors are resistors which are used to control the fan speed of automotive blowers. The fan speed can be changed either by switching the blower resistor...
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A/C Constantly Blows On Feet When A/C Is Off.
Hello there. It's difficult for us to give you an accurate assessment on what might be causing your AC issues on the Dodge Nitro since we're not sure what you may have removed in order to replace the blower motor....
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Car won't shut off when I turn key off. I have to bang the steering wheel hard for it to turn off.
Hello, thank you for writing in. When the vehicle fails to shut off after turning the key in the ignition, the ignition or the alternator are not "turning off". Although it is a bit more technical than that, these are...
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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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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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My heater would not turn off at first and now my car is overheating. 2011 Dodge Nitro
Hi there. Typically when this occurs it is because there is a cooling system issue with the vehicle. It can be an issue with the coolant being low due to a leak or it can be caused by an issue...
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My engine is about to kill itself.
If the vehicle transmission has entered limp mode and the engine is really misfiring, these faults have to be diagnosed separately. The engine misfiring should be dealt with first. Typically, the engine is scoped to look at secondary firing patterns...
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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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