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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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1998-2000 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

    For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

    Electronic Leak Detectors
    ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> 1998 -> 1999-2001 -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee -> Dakota & Durango -> Full Size Pickup -> Full Size Van -> Grand Cherokee -> Hydraulic Booster -> Inline Mount -> Installation -> PT Cruiser -> Removal -> Replacement -> Transverse Mount -> Vacuum Booster -> Wrangler
    Vehicle: 1998 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 condition, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

    Replacement

    Full Size Pickup
    Vacuum Booster
    • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete power booster vacuum.
    • On 1997 models, proceed as follows:
      • Disconnect harness wires from differential switch on combination valve and from RWAL valve.
      • Disconnect brake line from combination valve to front brakes, or AB...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 2005-06 Liberty w/2.4L & 3.7L Engines, 2005-06 Grand Cherokee, 1998-06 Durango, 1994-06 Dakota (Except 1994 2.5L), Ram Truck 1500-3500, Ram Van 1500-3500
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

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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 5.9 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 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Remove alternator pivot bolt and mounting bolts and nuts.
    • Remove upper alternator mounting bolt, lower mounting bolt and nut.
    • Remove wiring harness hold down and battery positive terminal retaining nuts.
    • Remove ground terminal and field t...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Chrysler LLC Trucks -> EGR System Malfunction Indicator Lamp -> 1993-94 w/California Emissions & 1995-2001
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) performs an On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) inspection of the EGR system on all California Vehicles. The diagnostic system uses the electronic EGR Transducer (EET) for the system tests.

    The OBD inspection activates only during selected engine/driving conditions. When the conditions are met, the PCM energizes the EET solenoid to disable the EGR. The PCM inspects for a change in the oxygen sensor signal. If the air/fuel mixture goes lean, the PCM will attempt t...

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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 -> 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+.

    Data Link Connector (DLC) Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASData Link Connector (DLC) Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • 16-Way Data Link Connector
  • Rear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GASRear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Brake Switch
  • Left Courtesy Lamp
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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:
  • Electrical Symbol Identification
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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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