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1998 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 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Fin Sensing Cycling Clutch Switch, Replace -> 1998-99 Full Size Vans
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    1998-99 Full Size Vans
    • Remove screws securing top cover of heater and A/C housing to housing, then disconnect fin sensing cycli...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Dakota & Durango -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Removal

    • Raise vehicle, then remove front wheel.
    • Disconnect brake hose at caliper and discard fitting washers if worn or damaged.
    • Remove caliper slide pins, then lift caliper and brake pads off rotor.
    • If necessary, remove brake pads from caliper as outlined under "Brake Pad Service."

    Disassemble

    • Clean outside of caliper with suitable solvent.
    • Drain fluid from caliper and place clean shop cloths in caliper opposite piston.
    • Slowly apply compressed air to caliper inlet port until piston moves out of bore. Do not "blow" piston out of bore; damage and personal injury may result.
    • Remove and discard...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1996-04 Dakota All Models & 1994-95 w/3.9L & 5.2L Engines
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Front

    • Position transmission and transfer case to their neutral positions. Raise and support vehicle. Remove skid plate, if equipped.
    • Mark a line across transfer case flange and C/V for installation reference.
    • Mark a line across propeller shaft flange yoke and front axle companion flange for installation reference.
    • Remove companion flange bolts.
    • Remove transfer case flange bolts and remove propeller shaft.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Align reference marks.
      • Torque companion flange and flange yoke bolts to 80 ft. lbs.
      • Torque transfer case companion flange bolts t...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove nut and lockwasher securing starter motor to mounting stud on manual transmission clutch housing or automatic transmission torque converter housing.
    • While supporting starter with one hand, remove upper mounting screw from starter.
    • On models equipped with automatic transmission,slide transmission cooler tube bracket forward on tubes far enough for starter motor flange to be removed from lower mounting stud.
    • On all models, move starter motor towards front of vehicle...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Engine Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep & Plymouth Except Ram 50
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    On models less OBD II, the Check Engine lamp should light for approximately 3 seconds after the ignition has been turned On as a bulb inspection. If improper or no signals are received by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) from various sensors and monitored systems or if the PCM enters its Limp-In mode, the PCM will light the Check Engine lamp. On Chrysler, Dodge and Plymouth models, After diagnosing and servicing the vehicle, the PCM memory will be cleared after approximately 40 to 100 ignition key On-Off cycles or by using a suitable scan tool. ...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Constant tension hose clamps are used on most cooling system hoses. When removing or installing clamps, use only tools designed for servicing this type of clamp.

    A number or letter is stamped into the tongue of the clamp. If clamp replacement is necessary, use only an original equipment clamp with matching letter or number.

    • D...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Manual Transmission Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASManual Transmission Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Back Up Lamp Switch
  • Connector C-162
  • Connector C-182
  • Liftgate Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASLiftgate Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Liftgate Ajar Switch
  • Rear Wiper Motor
  • Rear Window Defogger
  • Liftgate Disarm Switch
  • Liftgate Lock Motor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Relay
  • Clockspring
  • Central Timer Module
  • 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Seat Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - Mopar Value Line Catalytic Converters
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
  • Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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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