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durring break in so the dealer told me . i have had mine die 3 times in 2k miles :mad: . once pullin into a parkinspot once pulling out of the driveway and once on the innerstate. i took it to the dealer they had special techs fom DC come in and they dunno wtf is goin on . they say the engine is too tight and it may die when at idle turning backing and turning till it is broken in :confused: what a crock of **** dont pull out infront of traffic until its is broke in or hope the side airbags work
 

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Same engine as the Libby's, don't you think this problem would have cropped up earlier in those vehicles?
durring break in so the dealer told me . i have had mine die 3 times in 2k miles :mad: . once pullin into a parkinspot once pulling out of the driveway and once on the innerstate. i took it to the dealer they had special techs fom DC come in and they dunno wtf is goin on . they say the engine is too tight and it may die when at idle turning backing and turning till it is broken in :confused: what a crock of **** dont pull out infront of traffic until its is broke in or hope the side airbags work
The Liberty doesn't have Electronic Throttle control like the Nitro does. It's likely the rpm stradegy for a parking lot manouver/near idle situation may have some bugs that may be ironed out in the future with a possible software update.
 

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So Did this problem Get resolved?
What was the diagnosis?
So far its an intermitent problem, and not every owner has had this happen to them. It has happened once with my Nitro during a parking lot manouver. There is not a definitive diagnosis of the problem but it likely has to do with the Electronic Throttle control programming or defective throttle bodies. There have been problems with the ETC bodies on the Ram trucks 5.7L but with different sypmtoms, although somewhat similar to the Nitro stalling.
 
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i have had my nitro for about a week now, and it died once, pulling into a parkingspot at walmart. but there is only 250 miles on it now, do you guys think it will be ok after it get more miles on it?
 

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durring break in so the dealer told me . i have had mine die 3 times in 2k miles :mad: . once pullin into a parkinspot once pulling out of the driveway and once on the innerstate. i took it to the dealer they had special techs fom DC come in and they dunno wtf is goin on . they say the engine is too tight and it may die when at idle turning backing and turning till it is broken in :confused: what a crock of **** dont pull out infront of traffic until its is broke in or hope the side airbags work


HOW MANY MILES?
 

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My Nitro did this tonight, at a red light I turned the steering wheel all the way to the right. The damn thing just turned off on me! people were honking horns n ****, it was embarrassing to say the least. You can't stop traffic in NYC, people are crazy!!! I'll be letting the dealer know when I take back my factory caliber wheels tomorrow and get my custom wheels off my caliber. Jeeesh!
 
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