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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Arming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Truck & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

1990-97
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground cable.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position from passenger side of vehicle.
  • The SRS warning lamp should light for six to eight seconds, then remain off for at least 45 seconds to indicate if SRS is functioning properly.
1998-2004
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle and ignition switch is in Lock position.
  • Connect battery ground or remote cable or terminal.
  • Turn ignition On from a safe position be...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Dakota & Durango -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

Normal Service

Replace as ...

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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 5.2 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove front axle skid plate and skid plate crossmember.
  • Remove nut and lock washer from starter mounting stud.
  • Remove screw from upper starter mounting flange hole, then slide transmission cooler tube bracket forward for clearance.
  • Move starter towards front of vehicle until gear housing nose clears ...

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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 3.9 V6 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 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove throttle cable at fan shroud, then unsnap and remove overflow tank from shroud.
  • Remove two fan shroud retaining clips and move toward engine. Shroud does not have to be removed from vehicle.
  • Discon...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

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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  5.9 V8 GASRH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Coil
  • Generator
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Fuel Injector No.2
  • Fuel Injector No.6
  • Manual Transmission Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASManual Transmission Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Back Up Lamp Switch
  • Connector C-162
  • Connector C-182
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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:
  • Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Brake Pressure Switch
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Controller Anti-Lock Brake
  • 1998 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Trailer Tow Relay
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Electric Brake
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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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