2007 Dodge Nitro Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    13V121000
    Recall Date
    04/03/2013
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
    Summary

    CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 DODGE NITRO 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 21, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008; AND 2008 JEEP LIBERTY 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FEBRUARY 15, 2007, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008. THE TRANSFER CASE HEAT SHIELD MAY DROP DOWN AND RUB ON THE DRIVE SHAFT, WEAKENING IT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE DRIVE SHAFT TO BREAK.

    Consequence

    IF THE DRIVE SHAFT BREAKS, A SECTION OF IT CAN STRIKE THE TRANSFER CASE TUNNEL WITH ENOUGH FORCE THAT THE AIRBAG COMPUTER WILL BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS IN A CRASH AND THUS DEPLOY THE AIRBAGS. ADDITIONALLY, THE DRIVE SHAFT FAILURE WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER. EITHER CONDITION MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL ADD A BRACKET TO SUPPORT THE REAR OF THE HEAT SHIELD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N10.

  • Recall Number
    13V121000
    Recall Date
    04/03/2013
    Component
    STRUCTURE
    Summary

    CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 DODGE NITRO 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 21, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008; AND 2008 JEEP LIBERTY 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FEBRUARY 15, 2007, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008. THE TRANSFER CASE HEAT SHIELD MAY DROP DOWN AND RUB ON THE DRIVE SHAFT, WEAKENING IT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE DRIVE SHAFT TO BREAK.

    Consequence

    IF THE DRIVE SHAFT BREAKS, A SECTION OF IT CAN STRIKE THE TRANSFER CASE TUNNEL WITH ENOUGH FORCE THAT THE AIRBAG COMPUTER WILL BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS IN A CRASH AND THUS DEPLOY THE AIRBAGS. ADDITIONALLY, THE DRIVE SHAFT FAILURE WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER. EITHER CONDITION MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL ADD A BRACKET TO SUPPORT THE REAR OF THE HEAT SHIELD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N10.

  • Recall Number
    13V121000
    Recall Date
    04/03/2013
    Component
    AIR BAGS
    Summary

    CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (CHRYSLER) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2008 DODGE NITRO 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED MARCH 21, 2006, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008; AND 2008 JEEP LIBERTY 4X2 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FEBRUARY 15, 2007, THROUGH MARCH 1, 2008. THE TRANSFER CASE HEAT SHIELD MAY DROP DOWN AND RUB ON THE DRIVE SHAFT, WEAKENING IT AND POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE DRIVE SHAFT TO BREAK.

    Consequence

    IF THE DRIVE SHAFT BREAKS, A SECTION OF IT CAN STRIKE THE TRANSFER CASE TUNNEL WITH ENOUGH FORCE THAT THE AIRBAG COMPUTER WILL BELIEVE THE VEHICLE IS IN A CRASH AND THUS DEPLOY THE AIRBAGS. ADDITIONALLY, THE DRIVE SHAFT FAILURE WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF MOTIVE POWER. EITHER CONDITION MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL ADD A BRACKET TO SUPPORT THE REAR OF THE HEAT SHIELD, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-247-9753. CHRYSLER'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS N10.

  • Recall Number
    09V438000
    Recall Date
    11/06/2009
    Component
    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 DODGE NITRO PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM MAY EXPERIENCE A CONDITION OVER TIME WHERE HIGH USAGE OF THE VARIABLE PAUSE WIPER FUNCTION (¿DELAY¿ MODE) MAY EVENTUALLY AFFECT PRIMARY WIPER FUNCTION, RENDERING THE WIPER SYSTEM INOPERABLE.

    Consequence

    INOPERATIVE WIPERS UNDER INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS COULD CAUSE IMPAIRED VISIBILITY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND ADD EXTERNAL RELAYS AND UPDATE THE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE SOFTWARE TO CONTROL THE WIPER FUNCTIONS. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-835-1403.

  • Recall Number
    08V525000
    Recall Date
    10/08/2008
    Component
    PARKING BRAKE
    Summary

    CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 3,663 MY 2007-2008 DODGE NITRO AND MY 2008 JEEP LIBERTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. THE PARK BRAKE LEVER CLUTCH DRUM MAY DISTORT AND REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PARK BRAKE SYSTEM.

    Consequence

    THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE INADVERTENTLY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARK BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    07V434000
    Recall Date
    09/14/2007
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMED INTO THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE MAY ALLOW A MOMENTARY DELAY IN BRAKING WHEN COASTING UP A HILL DURING CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

    Consequence

    THIS COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE WITH NEW SOFTWARE THAT PREVENTS THIS CONDITION FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 22, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    07V291000
    Recall Date
    07/03/2007
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULE (TIPM) WAS PROGRAMMED WITH SOFTWARE THAT MAY ALLOW THE ENGINE TO STALL UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS.

    Consequence

    THIS COULD CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE TIPM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 5, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    06V493000
    Recall Date
    12/29/2006
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE THE REAR BRAKES TO LOCK UP DURING CERTAIN BRAKING CONDITIONS.

    Consequence

    THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ABS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

  • Recall Number
    06V341000
    Recall Date
    09/07/2006
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMED INTO THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE CAN CAUSE A MOMENTARY LOCK UP OF THE DRIVE WHEELS IF THE VEHICLE IS TRAVELING OVER 40 MPH AND THE OPERATOR SHIFTS FROM DRIVE TO NEUTRAL AND BACK TO DRIVE.

    Consequence

    IF THE DRIVE WHEELS LOCKED UP, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 2, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.