Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

The inside and outside rear door handles may stop functioning.
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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2 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Drive Train Problems

6 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Engine Problems

1 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

4 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Suspension & Steering Problem

18 Known Dodge Nitro R/T Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Dodge Nitro R/T years 2007, 2008, and 2009 are the most likely to experience problems.
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