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Driving my 2008 Dodge Nitro and all of a sudden a clunk sound and the it seems to be out of gear.
i stop and pull over and shut the car off and drive away.......it does this from time to time. Dealer service dept
cant seem to find the problem....can someone help me?
 

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What engine is in your Nitro?
 

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2008 dodge nitro 4x4 SXT 3.7 litre V-6
feels like the tramsmission drops out....stop the car and shut off, turn it back on it seems fine...then it might do it again
 

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Cracked flexplate, or loose converter bolt?

Can only be heard at idle. It goes away when accelerating, or just driving at a constant speed. But then it comes back at stoplights. Clanking continues when parked and in gear. Lately, my gauge cluster has been acting funny and flashing my odometer sometimes. Other than that, the gauges read normal. Is the flywheel related to the starter somehow?

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Dodge Nitro: Auto Trans Issues (threads merged)

I can't believe that a Dealer would not check the flex plate on a 3.7 engine! It is somewhat common but not on the 4.0 engine.
 
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