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.
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2009 Dodge Nitro Problems
The remote start or keyless entry system may not function at times. A service repair kit is available which should correct this condition.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0123 and/or P0222 when the vehicle is operated in below freeing temperatures. Our technicians tell us replacing the electronic throttle body and clean air duct should correct this concern.
The manual transmission may jump out of first gear. Our technicians tell us that replacing the first gear and 1-2 synchronizer should correct this concern.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P1696. This fault code is for an internal powertrain control module (PCM) error. Reprogramming of the PCM will be necessary to correct this concern.
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