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2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T is between $497 and $607 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2008 Dodge Nitro R/T
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$552
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Owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Transmission shifting issues, torque converter clutch apply issues, fault code P0741 (torque converter clutch performance), and a vehi...
The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.
The anti-theft system may cause a no start condition due to electrostatic discharge (ESD) affecting the wireless control module (WCM). There is an updated WCM to correct this issue.
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 08, 2014
2008 Dodge Nitro R/T
I purchased in dec, 2007. Serviced every 3k includes every step of maintenance by the book. I've had so many problems It's difficult to put it all into words. Electrical,Parking Brake,Intake Man...
July 23, 2009
2008 Dodge Nitro R/T
I enjoy my Nitro but after being spoiled by my PT cruiser (with all of its electrical outlets); I definitely miss this feature with the Nitro plus it could be better on gas mileage.