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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

    Compressor Service -> Model SD7H15 Compressor -> Compressor Clutch, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Removal
    • Using a spanner wrench, insert pins into any two threaded holes of the clutch front plate. Hold plate and remove hex nut.
    • Using a suitable puller, align puller center bolt to compressor shaft, then hand tighten puller bolts into threaded holes.
    • Turn center bolt clockwise until front plate is loosened.
    • Using a suitable screwdriver and hammer, remove shaft key by lightly tapping it loose.
    • Remove external front housing snap ring, then insert the lips of rotor puller jaws into snap ring groove.
    • Place rotor puller shaft protec...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Dakota & Durango -> Rotor Replacement
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel.
    • Remove caliper and brake pads as outlined under "Brake Pad Service."It is not necessary to disconnect brake line from caliper. After caliper has been removed from rotor, support it to preven...

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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 3.9 V6 GAS

    Normal Service

    Replace as ...

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

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    The following procedure is described for a propeller shaft equipped with only a cardan joint in the tube yoke. If the propeller shaft is equipped with a companion yoke, simply repeat the following steps to remove the cardan joint from the companion yoke after removing the cardan joint from the tube yoke. Individual components of cardan universal joints are not serviceable. If worn or leaking, they must be replaced as an assembly.

    Disassemble

    • Remove propeller shaft.
    • Using a soft drift, tap outside of bearing cap assembly to loosen snap ring.
    • Remove snap rings from both si...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Remove alternator belt.
    • Remove pivot and mounting bolts, then position alternator for wire connection access.
    • Remove harness hold-down, battery terminal, ground terminal and f...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Electronic Throttle Control Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 6-12 seconds as a bulb inspection. If the lamp is illuminated with the engine running, the vehicle is usually drivable but the electronic throttle system must be diagnosed and servic...

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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 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+.

    Top Of Fuel Tank Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GASTop Of Fuel Tank Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Pump Module
  • Locknut
  • Rollover Valve
  • Fuel Fill/Vent Tube Assembly
  • Rear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASRear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Foglamp Switch
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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:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Ignition Switch
  • Alternator
  • Starter
  • Horn
  • 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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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