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2003 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Dakota & Durango -> Brake System Bleed
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

Refer to. "Hydraulic Brak... "

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 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: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • 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 fr...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Transmission Temperature Indicator Lamp -> Dodge
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

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

  • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
  • Remove hose clamps and hoses from radiator.
  • Disconnect coolant reserve/overflow hose and washer bottle connector and ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Belt tension is not adjustable. Belt adjustment is maintained by automatic (spring load) belt tensioner. Do not let tensioner arm snap back to freearm position, severe damage may occur t...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Transfer Case Control Module Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GASTransfer Case Control Module Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transfer Case Control Module
  • Controls and Solenoids Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GASControls and Solenoids Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Injector #2
  • Injector #3
  • Injector #4
  • Injector #5
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Radio
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • 2003 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Flash: PCM to Allow The Generic Scan Tool To Properly Report Catalyst Monitor
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TEARDOWN PROCEDURE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 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 2003 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 2003 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 2003 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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    Click here to view more details2003 Dodge Dakota Used Hub Bearing , Passenger Side, Passenger Side Rear, Front; 4x4, RWAL (whl ABS), Very Good.

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    Click here to view more details2001 Dodge Dakota Used A/C Compressor, 4.7, AUTO, 4X4 4.7L (W/ 1 Stud, Port size 3/4 & 3/4), Very Good.

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