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  1. Dodge Nitro General Discussion
    I had disconnected the negative so that I could check some fuses etc. Simply looking over a few things. When reconnected. Horn BLARES AND does not stop. Washer fluid sprays out of the back only...., Sometimes the fan will even be on in front.... Sometimes the tail lights and turn signal lights...
  2. Newbie Check in!
    I replaced the head gaskets and the timing chain on a 2010 nitro 3.7. Got it all together and had it running but has a cam and crank position code. I replaced both sensors but still had the code. Sooo I had the timing wrong. Tore it all apart and redid the timing. Put it back together end now my...
  3. Great Lakes
    I replaced the head gaskets and the timing chain on a 2010 nitro 3.7. Got it all together and had it running but has a cam and crank position code. I replaced both sensors but still had the code. Sooo I had the timing wrong. Tore it all apart and redid the timing. Put it back together end now my...
  4. Great Lakes
    I installed a new timing chain and had all 7 marks set. Then released the tensioners. Check the timing and it’s off 1 tooth. Redo everything and check - off again by 1 tooth. I finally redid it and put the engine back together. Now I have a P0016 code for crank and cam sensor issue. TIMING IS...
  5. Dodge Nitro General Discussion
    Hi guys, Nitro newbie here. I'm in Australia and recently purchased a 2008 Nitro 3.7 V6. It's been inspected last week however failed because the mechanic was unable to locate the engine (serial) number. I have spent quite a bit of time underneath the car trying to find it but have been...
  6. Dodge Nitro Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hey, 1 month ago my 2008 3.7 Nitro's thermostat went bad. I didn't realize it until it was in the red. Long story short, it popped the radiator. I just installed a brand new Mopar radiator, hoses, and thermostat. I fill up the radiator and run it waiting for the thermostat to open and drop the...
  7. Dodge Nitro General Discussion
    Is there a noticable difference between the 3.7L and the 4.0L in the area of torque and power in general? My 3.7L is essentially a turd. It takes some serious planning when it comes to merging into traffic. I love the looks of the Nitro, but it is seriously underpowered.
  8. Newbie Check in!
    Hello all, hopefully I can get some insight from here. First off thank you for the add. I have a 2008 slt 3.7 2wd 156k miles. Bought it with 33k miles in 2012 from original owner. At 90k had to replace Tipm. At 140k had a cam follower lock up and threw rocker arm off busted the valve spring...
  9. Dodge Nitro Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hello, I've been following this site for about 8 months and just joined today. My question is for anyone that can help. My wife's nitro bit the dust about 2 weeks ago coming back from a mini vacation. I got an engine with less than 60,000 miles but after pulling the bad one out, I noticed the...
  10. Dodge Nitro Performance Mods - Engine
    Hey folks im wondering if i have an intercooler or not. I don't have a tow package so logic points towards no. But im curious if its an integrated cooler/radiator or is a totally separate cooler. Either way i plan on adding a tow package and would like the insurance of keeping the tranny cool...
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