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  1. New Nitro Owner W Some Problems

    Newbie Check in!
    I recently hit a deer in my old car, totaled my Escape, found an ad for a Nitro, and didn’t stop until I found a beautiful one on a lot. Stone white, SLT, 07 with only 88k miles, leather seats, and minimal body dings. Took it to my mechanic to find out the heater core is bypassed (a $1500 fix...
  2. Clutch Went Out

    Dodge Nitro Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Bad news, fellow Nitro-ers. Last week I was driving my Nitro down a hill and let off the gas. When I pushed the pedal again, I could hardly accelerate at all. After stopping, I could barely accelerate away from the light. I just found out that the clutch needs replacing and it'll cost ~$1,400...
  3. Electronic Throttle Control/engine Light Appearing

    Dodge Nitro Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have a 2011 Dodge Nitro Heat bought brand new. Haven't really had any problem with it except heating issues I've had resolved a time or two. Most recently starting back in March my check Engine light came on took it in to have diagnostic ran at local chain shop they identified the was some...