2007 Dodge Nitro Problem Reports

Most Reported 2007 Dodge Nitro Problem Reports

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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.


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.

The front of the roof rack may begin lifting from the roof. Replacing the adhesive tape at the front of the side rails should correct this concern.

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.

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

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

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.

A coolant leak may be noted from the coolant reservoir. There is a service bulletin to relocate the coolant bottle vent hole to correct this condition.

Vehicle owners my experience one or more of the following conditions: Rough idle or idle drop upon gear engagement after cold start, vehicle surge, grumble/drone during torque converter apply, and shift quality issues from first to second gear.  Our technicians tell us that updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software may correct these issues.

The inside and outside rear door handles may stop functioning. Our technicians tell us the repair involves adjusting the door latch adjustment screw.

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 engine may stall at times due to a software issue with the totally integrated power module (TIPM). Updating the TIPM software should correct this issue.

A chirp noise may be noted from the serpentine belt when the steering wheel is at full lock and the engine is at idle. Our technicians tell us a revised belt tensioner is available to correct this concern.

A rattle sound may be heard from the engine with the AC on. This can be caused by not enough clearance between the serpentine belt and the belt tensioner arm stop. Replacing the serpentine belt will commonly correct this problem.

The camshaft position sensor may fail causing intermittent stalling or a no start condition. Our technicians recommend replacing the cam sensor to correct this issue.