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1996 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 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 CNG

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 1992 -> 1992-95 -> 1993-96 -> 1996 -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee & Comanche -> Dakota -> Full Size Pickups & Vans -> Grand Cherokee -> Inline Mount -> Ram 50 -> Replacement -> Transverse Mount -> Wrangler
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    The only serviceable power brake booster components are the vacuum hose and the check valve. The power brake booster must be serviced as an assembly. If diagnosis indicates a power brake booster fault, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

    Replacement

    Full Size Pickups & Vans
    1992
    Transverse Mount
    • Disconnect vacuum hose from power booster.
    • Remove master cylinder to booster attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
    • Remove booster pushrod to pivot attaching bolts.
    • Remove power booster attaching nuts, then the power booster assembly.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    Inline Mount
    • Dis...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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 strategy.

    The fuel filter/pressure regulator is located at t...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> With Universal Joint Replacement Tool -> Without Universal Joint Replacement Tool
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 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 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove heat shield clamp and heat shield, if equipped.
    • Disconnect battery cable at starter motor, then remove solenoid leads and wiring connector at solenoid.
    • Remove lower bolt from mounting flan...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 CNG

    If this lamp is lit while operating the vehicle, operate engine at idle speed or fast idle with transmissio...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to insta...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1996 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 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1996 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    LH Side Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASLH Side Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-146
  • Splice S-105
  • Splice S-106
  • Splice S-108
  • Splice S-109
  • Fuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electrical Connector
  • Plastic Locknut
  • Rubber Grommet
  • Rollover Valve
  • Vent Fitting
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Clutch Pedal Position Switch
  • Engine Starter Motor Relay
  • 1996 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram1996 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 CNG Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Turn Signal Flasher
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 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 1996 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 1996 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 1996 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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