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1990 Dodge Dakota CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Dodge REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> 1990 Dodge Dakota
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DISC BRAKES, CHRYSLER CORP. -> General Information -> TROUBLESHOOTING -> BRAKE RATTLE -> BRAKE ROUGHNESS OR CHATTER; PEDAL PUMPING -> CALIPER BRAKE FLUID LEAK -> EXCESSIVE PEDAL EFFORT -> EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL -> HEAVY BRAKE DRAG -> NO BRAKING EFFECT WHEN PEDAL IS DEPRESSED -> PULL, UNEVEN OR GRABBING BRAKES -> REAR BRAKES LOCKING ON APPLICATION
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL

    • Worn brake lining.
    • Pad knock back after cornering or rough road travel.
    • Piston or pad assembly not properly seated or positioned.
    • Air leak or insufficient fluid in system or caliper.
    • Loose wheel bearing adjustment.
    • Damaged or worn caliper piston seal.
    • Improper booster pushrod adjustment.
    • Pads out of flat more than .005 inch.
    • Rear brake automatic adjusters inoperative.
    • Improperly ground rear brake shoe and lining assemblies.

    BRAKE ROUGHNESS OR CHATTER; PEDAL PUMPING

    • Excessive lateral runout of rotor.
    • Rotor excessively out of parallel.

    EXCESSIVE PEDAL EFFORT

    • Frozen or seiz...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> B Series Vans, Dakota, Durango, D & W Series, Ramcharger, Ram Truck 1500-3500 & Ram Van 1500-3500 w/Fuel Injection -> Less Fuel Pressure Test Port -> Multipoint Fuel Injection -> Throttle Body Fuel Injection -> With Fuel Pressure Test Port
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive st...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Remove cotter pin, lock nut and spring washer from stub axle, then loosen hub and lug nuts with vehicle on ground and brakes applied.
    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove skid plate.
    • Remove hub and lug nuts, then wheel and tire.
    • Remove CV shaft inne...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove heat shield clip and heat shield from starter.
    • Remove starter motor attaching bolts and nuts.
    • Remove solenoid.
    • Disc...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Traction Control System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warni...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
    • Reposition hose clamp at intake manifold and remove hose.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Removal

    • Attach a suitable wrench to automatic tensioner pulley mounting bolt
    • Rotate tensioner assembly clockwise until tension has been relieved.
    • Remove belt from idler puller, then from vehicle.

    Installation

    Serpentine belt must be routed correctly. If routed incorrectly water pump will rotate...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Compartment & Front End Components  Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASEngine Compartment & Front End Components Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • Ignition Coil
  • Speed Control Servo
  • MAP Sensor
  • Instrument Panel Splices Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASInstrument Panel Splices Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice E2
  • Splice L1
  • Splice M1
  • Splice J2
  • Splice H4
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1990 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Starter Motor
  • Back-Up Lamp Switch
  • Neutral Start and Back-Up Switch
  • 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vacuum Switch
  • Check Valve
  • Water Valve Actuator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE - ATF+4 (TYPE MS9602) - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1990 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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