New member and nitro owner in uk with problem - Dodge Nitro Forum
General Discussion This section contains general discussion relating to the Dodge Nitro - if it doesnt fit in a more specific section, use this.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-23-2013, 11:18 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 2
New member and nitro owner in uk with problem

Hi guys,new owner here of a 2008 nitro uk spec 2.8crd sxt,
I have had the car 3weeks and I love it,however the last 2days i have had a problem starting it,I turn ignition on and all the lights come on as they should then I flick the key to the crank position and there is not enough power in the battery to start the car,as soon as I put a boost pack on she fires straight up,this only happens in the morning or after it's been left 8hours or more,I got the car running this morning and thought it must need a new battery as it's very cold here in the uk at the minute,but before I bought one I took the car to have the battery tested and they said the battery was fine but seemed to be charging very high at around and up to 15.2 volts.
So the mechanic said it may not be a battery it could be a faulty alternator regulator?
Thoughts needed asap please.
Gavs-nitro is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-24-2013, 04:28 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 2
I got home last night and switched the car off and read the battery and it was 12.96v,so I disconnected the earth lead off the battery and left it overnight,went to the carthi morning and tested the battery again and it showed 12.84v so I reconnected the earth lead and she started straight up,so this surely must mean the battery is fine and that the alternator is at fault?
Gavs-nitro is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Dodge Nitro Forum > Dodge Nitro Discussion > General Discussion

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Dodge Nitro Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new Nitro owner chbrian New Member Introductions 3 09-17-2012 05:27 PM
New Member, and soon to be New Nitro Owner SeeWhyPhotos New Member Introductions 2 04-15-2012 04:56 PM
New member and new owner from the Philippines musclecars10 Audio/ Video/ Navigation / Electronics Discussion 4 09-05-2011 05:02 PM
Another Problem with my nitro.. ESP light.. usnfirefighter Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension 11 01-18-2009 11:01 AM
New Nitro, New Member Ayukawa New Member Introductions 2 06-26-2007 12:15 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome