2008 Dodge Nitro Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • 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
    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
    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
    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.

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.