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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,987 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2011 Dodge Nitro seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2011 Dodge Nitro Owner Comments

problem #11

Sep 262016

Nitro

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall, the air bag light turned and still on and off and made a whistle. I changed the gas cap 2 times and persist to turn on an advise on panel in the dash.

- Mayaguez, PR, USA

problem #10

Aug 292016

Nitro

  • miles
For several days it turns on the dash light airbag and intermittently the alert sounds indicating the problem with the airbag, when the car is in motion, across the street or in the road.

- Mayaguez, PR, USA

problem #9

Jun 272016

Nitro

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. The contact stated that the air bag warning light remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V282000 (air bags, electrical system). The manufacturer was notified of the failure and provided no repair solution. The failure mileage was not available.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #8

Dec 262015

Nitro

  • 95,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. While idling at a red light, the contact's vehicle was rear ended. As a result, the contact rear ended the preceding vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact and a passenger were injured and transported to the hospital by ambulance. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an impound lot. The vehicle was in the process of being repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The VIN was invalid. The approximate failure mileage was 95,000.

- Jonesboro, GA, USA

problem #7

Nov 232015

Nitro

  • 100,530 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. The contact started the vehicle and the air bag warning indicator illuminated continuously. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,530.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #6

Jan 012014

Nitro 6-cyl

  • miles
The air bag light will not go off driver side front.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #5

Oct 232013

Nitro

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. The contact stated that there was a recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number 13V3282000 (air bags, electrical system). The vehicle was included in the recall however, the part needed to complete the repair was unavailable. The dealer and manufacturer were notified and neither could provide an expected date for the remedy part to become available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #4

Oct 232013

Nitro

  • 36,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. The contact stated that the air bag warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where it was found that the air bag had failed. The manufacturer was contacted and informed the contact that the parts needed for completion of NHTSA campaign number 13V282000 (air bags, electrical system) were not available and they were unsure when they would become available. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 36,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Brownsville, TX, USA

problem #3

Oct 022013

Nitro

  • 43,449 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. The contact stated that while starting the ignition, the air bag warning indicator illuminated intermittently. The failure also recurred whenever the vehicle was driven at any speed. There was a recall associated with the failure under NHTSA campaign id number 13V282000 (air bags, electrical system) and the contact's VIN was included in the recall, however the parts were unavailable. The manufacturer was notified and they were unable to provide an expected date for the remedy part. The approximate failure mileage was 43,449.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 272012

Nitro 6-cyl

  • 18,883 miles
When getting into vehicle airbag system warning light came on. Advised Dodge service center immediately. They advised me of an appointment three days away and told me it would be fine. Kept appointment with service center and result as appears from invoice: J# 1 52chz12 sup restraint sys customer states air bag light on in dash check and advise. Air bag light on. Made scan report. Air bag fault 1. B2208 orc internal powers and grounds good to module. Recommend replace orc and recheck. Ordered part; replaced orc module rechecked ok at this time. 56054601-ac module oc 8035034 wr 1759. Service center advised there was a bulletin listed for Chrysler vans of same problem. None found for the 2011 Dodge Nitro. Perhaps this should be added on.

- Petaluma, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 032012

Nitro

  • 14,000 miles
The contact owns a 2011 Dodge Nitro. While traveling 45 mph, the vehicle was struck from the rear causing the vehicle to crash and roll over three times. The driver's side steering wheel airbag deployed yet no other airbags in the vehicle deployed. The driver and a passenger were injured during the crash and were transported to the hospital. The vehicle was not diagnosed for the failure. The current and the failure mileages were 14,000.

- Wampum, PA, USA

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