2010 Dodge Nitro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Dodge Nitro

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2010 Dodge Nitro Problems

Odor from HVAC vents

Some vehicles may develop a musty odor coming from the HVAC system, Dodge has issued a cleaner/disinfectant and a coating for the evaporator designed to inhibit bacterial growth.

Power Door Lock May Stop Working

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.

Liftgate ajar switch issue

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.

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2010 Dodge Nitro Recalls

Chrysler Recalls 2010 Models Due to Braking Problem

Chrysler has recalled certain 2010 Dodge Nitro, Dodge Ram, Jeep Liberty, and Jeep Wrangler models because they may have been built with an improperly formed master cylinder to hydraulic control unit (HCU) brake tube assembly end flare. This can lead to a loss of brake fluid and reduced braking performance, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the brake tubes free of charge.

Possible Brake Failure

Some vehicles may have been assembled with a deformed brake booster input rod retainer or no retainer at all. As a result, the brakes may fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install a new brake booster input rod retainer to correct this problem. This recall is expected to begin during February 2010. The Chrysler recall number is J37.

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2010 Dodge Nitro Reviews

This is really been a great cardio only issue that I have noticed is the one report that I have put on here recently about the fan belt when the car is idleing will turn on and it will make this horrible noise.. It makes me wonder what is grinding against and if it is going to cause further damage aside from that I find that the car is very roomy very unique style.. It is very comfortable and t...

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