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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

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    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Dakota & Durango -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Brake Lines & Linings

    Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary.

    Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective pad is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if necessary, replace rear brake linings also.

    If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

    Brake Roughness

    The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness o...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 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 st...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove skid plate, if equipped.
    • Remove cotter pin, nut lock, and spring washer from stub shaft.
    • Remove hub nut and washer from stub shaft.
    • Remove brake caliper and rotor.
    • Remove ABS wheel speed sensor, if equipped.
    • Remove hub bearing bolts and hub bearing fr...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • While supporting starter motor with one hand, remove screws that secure starter motor to engine block.
    • Lower stater motor enough to access and remove nut that secures battery positive cable connector eyelet to solenoid battery terminal stud.
    • Always support starter motor, do not let starter motor hang from wire harness.
    • Remove battery po...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    The amber lamp monitors anti-lock brake system condition. The lamp should be on during engine starting, but should go off when the self-diagnostic system determines proper system operation. If the lamp remains On, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After diagnosis and re...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 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 install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heate...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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

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

    RH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASRH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • Generator
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Fuel Injector No.2
  • Fuel Injector No.6
  • Liftgate Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASLiftgate Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Seat Switch
  • 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 5
  • Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel Injector 3
  • Fuel Injector 7
  • Powertrain Control Module
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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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