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2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T owner complaints.

Most Common 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

The inside and outside rear door handles may stop functioning. Our technicians tell us the repair involves adjusting the door latch adjustment screw.
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.
Owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Transmission shifting issues, torque converter clutch apply issues, fault code P0741 (torque converter clutch performance), and a vehi...
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0 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Brakes Problems

0 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Drive Train Problems

7 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Electrical & Lights 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 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 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.

1 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Engine Problem

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 c...

1 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Transmission shifting issues, torque converter clutch apply issues, fault code P0741 (torque converter clutch performance), and a vehi...

1 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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.

0 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Miscellaneous Problem

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

0 Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 Dodge Nitro R/T Problems & Complaints

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 c...
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 inside and outside rear door handles may stop functioning. Our technicians tell us the repair involves adjusting the door latch adjustment screw.
Owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Transmission shifting issues, torque converter clutch apply issues, fault code P0741 (torque converter clutch performance), and a vehi...
A weak or dead battery may be caused by the radio not powering down correctly. If the backlight is flickering every 20 seconds that would confirm the fault and the radio would need to be replaced.
The overhead video screen may not power on, updating the video entertainment system software may be necessary to correct this concern.
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.
The radio sound may mute intermittently and/or the temperature display may display a metric (Celsius) reading when the display indicates English (Fahrenheit). Both of these conditions can be co...
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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