Dodge Nitro R/T Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Dodge Nitro R/T

Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

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.

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.

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Dodge Nitro R/T Questions

the sprayers dry rotted and I need to replace them as they won't work and I have no washer fluid coming out.

Had my Nitro in to get oil change, tires rotated. Later that evening I had a "TPM system warning come on followed by all the tire pressures, which were fine. I took it to shop, and they couldn't get it to reset. So they took it to a dealer. The dealer said the control module that moni...

Do I need special tools for the removal and replacement of the seals?

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Dodge Nitro R/T Reviews

The brakes in a nitro it not strong especific the hand brake

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 Manifold,Transmission,Misc.sensors,poor quality diagnostics and customer service from every single Dodge Dealership as well as Chrysler Customer Care. The Nitro was serviced well the first year, but, an...

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.

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