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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 Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

POWER BRAKE UNITS, CHRYSLER CORP. -> Power Boosters -> DESCRIPTION
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

These units are self contained vacuum hydraulic power braking units. They are the vacuum suspended type which use engine intake manifold vacuum and atmospheric pressure for their power, eliminating the need for a vacuum reservoir. A mechanically operated control valve, integral with the vacuum power diaphragms, controls degree of brake application or release depending on amount of foot pressure applied to valve o...

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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 Sport 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

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> With Universal Joint Replacement Tool -> Without Universal Joint Replacement Tool
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

With Universal Joint Replacement Tool

Disassemble
  • Place driveshaft in a vise, using care to avoid damaging it.
  • Remove bearing retaining snap rings. Some universal joints use injected nylon retainers in place of snap rings. During servicing, snap rings supplied with replacement universal joint assembly must be used.
  • Position tool on shaft and press bearing out of yoke. If bearing cannot be pressed all way out, remove it using vise grips or channel lock pliers or strike center yoke with hammer. Mark yoke and shaft to ensure they will be reassembled in their same relative p...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • On air conditioned models, remove air conditioning drive belt and bolts and nuts attaching compressor bracket, then without disconnecting air conditioning refrigerant lines, position air conditioning compressor to allow alternator removal.
  • On all models, remove alternator drive belt and alternator mounting bolts, then move alternator to gain wire connectors access.
  • On models equipped with Bosch alternator, remove B+ terminal nut, f...

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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 3.9 V6 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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Detach radiator hose at bottom right of radiator and position aside.
  • Remove upper radiator hose and position aside.
  • Disconnect transmission cooler lines ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1990 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 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  2.5 L4 GASEngine Compartment & Front End Components Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Ignition Coil
  • Speed Control Servo
  • MAP Sensor
  • A/C Low Pressure Switch
  • Cargo Box Splices Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASCargo Box Splices Diagram for 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice X2-2
  • Splice X2-3
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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  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • 1990 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Headlamp
  • Right Side Marker Lamp
  • Right Headlamp
  • Left Side Marker Lamp
  • Left Park and Turn Signal Lamp
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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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