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2007 Dodge Nitro

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2007 Dodge Nitro Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

One or more of the power door locks may become inoperative. Our technicians tell us that modifications to the door hardware and door panel may be necessary to correct this issue.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The courtesy lights and liftgate ajar light may illuminate intermittently. Our technicians tell us that switching the wires at the liftgate ajar switch connector will correct this condition.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The overhead video screen may not power on, updating the video entertainment system software may be necessary to correct this concern.

2007 Dodge Nitro Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 28, 2010

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In some cases, high usage of the "delay" wiper mode may affect the primary wiper function, rendering the wipers inoperable. Dealers will inspect and update the wiper system and the totally integrated power module software to correct this issue. This recall is expected to begin during February of 2010. The Chrysler recall number is J28.

 

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Brakes, October 27, 2008

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The parking brake lever clutch drum may not secure the vehicle when the parking brake is thought to be engaged. This may allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will replace the park brake lever assembly. The Chrysler recall number is H28. This recall began on October 27, 2008.

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Drive Train, April 3, 2013

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The 4 wheel drive transfer case is protected from the hot exhaust system by a heat shield. This shield can come loose and rub on the drive shaft. Over time, this rubbing could weaken and potentially cause the drive shaft to break, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will add a support bracket to the heat shield to correct this concern.

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Electrical & Lights, July 5, 2007

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The totally integrated power module (TIPM) was programed with software that may allow the engine to stall under certain conditions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the TIPM. This recall is scheduled to begin on July 5, 2007. The Chrysler recall number is G25.

 

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2007 Dodge Nitro Questions and Answers

isaneg, 2007 Dodge Nitro, Hatillo, PR

My dad has this car and the air seems to not be working, he took it to see if there was a gas problem but the meters for gas was just fine.... could you let me know if you have herd any problem wit...

Visitor, 2007 Dodge Nitro, Loganville, GA

Bottom break lights are not working. Gate light is OK. I have checked for broken wires, blown fuses and bad bulbs, but can't find the problem

Visitor, 2007 Dodge Nitro, Estero, FL

The back window drivers side wont stay up, also the driver door handle inside is broken.

teacher7658, 2007 Dodge Nitro, Batesville, IN

when I take off slow from a stop, the trany seems to kick when going into second gear. If I go a little faster from a stop,,,it doesn't do it near as bad..sometimes not at all.

bishoprcw3, 2007 Dodge Nitro, Saint Louis, MO

How do I fix the windshield washer spray nozzle that sit on top of the hood that sprays the fluid on the windshield?

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2007 Dodge Nitro Reviews

I have had my Nitro since 2007 and absolutely hate it. The engine light has a mind of its own. Goes on and off and can't seem to find the problem. Luggage racks started coming off after warranty was up and of course they are over $250 for new ones. Make horrible noise when going down road. Driver's door handle broke. Wipers are horrible and have to replace blades constantly. Dealer told me seats would not stain. That is a laugh. They look horrible and you cannot get it out. Paid for and will keep and run into ground as I do not want to give these problems to someone else. DO NOT BUY!!!!!!!

I have had my Nitro 2007 for a year in feb.The drivers seat is manual but the adjustment piece to raise or lower the seat has broken into many pieces. Also when i put the 4 wheel driver on and try to disingauge back to 2 wheel i have a grinding sound for days. My engine light stays on for weeks then just goes off. My seats are stained with blue and orange marker that i can not remove. Thank you for your time.Yours ,May Lookadoo p.s.low head lights dont seem to be bright enough. Again thanks for your time.

This is THE worse vehicle I hace ever owned! I have had nothing but problems since the day I drove it off the lot!! It seems that if it wasn't the brakes it was the wipers (the blades need to be replaced ever 2 - 3 months because they skip so badly) or the check engine light stays on. It's always something. Now that it's paid for I'll keep it but I'll definitelt discourage anyone from buying a Nitro. BUT, if you do decide to buy a Nitro, beware, the dealership will tell you that the seats have some sort of stainproofing that covers the seats and allows you to just wipe stains away. That's not true, your seats will stain even worse, and nothing will get the stains out.

The problem is I cant figure out how to get it out of Anti theft mode!?!?!?!

Vehicle purchased for commute and hauling occasional trailers (boat, seados, motorcycle, lawn mower etc.). Hauling works great, however, transmission is a bit clunky requiring some pushing to get the vehicle to downshift for passing. Brake components are already needing replacement - oddest one is brake calipers wearing down faster than expected. Odd failures include two stereo head unit failures and cruise control failure by this point in 3 years of ownership. Note: no handles for entering or exiting SUV from front seats but having handles for back seats seems odd too. Cabin noise was expected when purchased but makes vehicle virtually obsolete in the current vehicle market. Steering is a bit loose but again expected - a commuter vehicle not a sport SUV. Truck based so the ride is rough - expected but given new competition again vehicle obsolete. Body styling decent but cheap interior offsets any impression from the exterior. Stock tires last 60000 miles so there is a plus. And for towing the solid rear axle does outstanding - though for larger trailers the sway is annoying even with a sway control bar. Overall a decent versatile SUV for those who need to tow but can't afford a nicer truck/SUV.

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