The dealer acknowledged the failure; however, the manufacturer stated that the failure was a normal occurrence. Just make sure you check it again after your first foray into the outside world, and have some fluid on standby in the event the vehicle needs more. I really fear for me and my children's safety. Has not caused any collisions yet but chrysler has been unable to fix after multiple attempts. See sources and related links below for installation videos. Going as little as a couple of ounces over can adversely affect transmission performance and longevity.
The failure and current mileages were approximately 78,000. Do yourself a favor and use a nice short funnel and make sure its clean. It starts but idles roughly and this has done this when it is not cold outside. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the contact was informed that the transmission had failed and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was contacted and offered no assistance. Then it slips between gear shifting. By the way, I strongly recommend changing your filter and fluid every 24,000 miles to keep from having to replace the transmission at arround 130,000 miles.
Remember, towing on a tow dolly means the rear of the car is closer to the ground. I feel that Dodge should stand behind their vehicles. Something that doesn't break easily is a big plus, since trying to fish things out of the tube is not fun. The contact stated that the vehicle would roll backwards while on an incline and with the gear shift indicator in drive. There is a recall on my vehicle, it is recall number g25 to reprogram tipm engine stalling, this may help the problem but I am not sure yet.
I had computer update and new torque converter, and still shifting problems. It feels as though it is missing out, transmission slipping or losing power??? While driving the transmission is slow to shift to a lower gear to allow timely acceleration, causes persistent vibrations while traveling between 40-45 mph. The consumer stated the vehicle stalled several times. Crysler needed to take action on this and quit making excuses very dangerous. Torque convertor locks up at 40-50 mph. The contact tried restarting the vehicle but the failure recurred.
One tells you how to change the fluid in an old manual transmission, the other tells you how to change your oil. Now that I think about it, all manual transmissions I have seen, have both fill and drain plugs. I paid too much for a new vehicle for it to not run properly. You can at least reference to where it lies to match it. When adding transmission fluid to your Nitro, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Have fun and good luck.
All you need to do is insert your dipstick or home-made dipstick until it hits bottom or cant go in anymore. But usually interest free financing is a typical incentive at all times. The engine in your 2010 Dodge Nitro should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Regarding the A833 Manual Overdrive Transmission. By he way the vehicle owners manual normally has a section on this subject.
Loud clanking noises, bumps while shifting. Locate and press the tab or button where the wiper blade is inserted into the hook of the wiper arm and pull wiper blade out of hook. Regular maintenance by the prior owner would have saved me that expense. Valvoline Oil Change charged me half the price of what the dealer wanted, and did the same auto trans fluid change service. Remember you can,t backup much, as wheel will turn hard over after a few feet in reverse. When this happens it gives me no indication before hand. You'll need to purchase and mount the tow-bar and base plate and install a braking system.
Oct 17, 2011 If your 2008 Avenger is set up like the Breeze, Cirrus, Stratus, or Sebring that it evolved from and I don't see why they would change a successful platform , when you are facing the car the engine is on the left and the transmission is on the right driver's side. Just leave transmission in park or neutral and place transfer case in neutral. Rediculus if you ask me. As of november 21, 2007, the dealer had not repaired the vehicle. If not, add fluid until it is up to the bottom edge of the hole.
Automatic Transmission 2007 Dodge Nitro Automatic Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10323705 Incident Date: April 4, 2010 Date Added to File: April 4, 2010 Description of the Complaint: I bought a dodge nitro 6 months ago several times I have went to pull out into traffic and the nitros transmission will not pull but just a few feet, I have taken it to the dealer twice and they can not find any problem. The contact tried restarting the vehicle but the failure recurred. Tighten everything up then get out from under your Nitro. Automatic transmission fluid level must be in the hot temperature range on the dip stick. The contact stated that after shifting into drive, the vehicle erroneously accelerated causing it to lung forward. If the transmission fluid level in your Nitro is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. Apparently the Owner's Manual overstates the requirements.