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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

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    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test

    • Start engine and inspect booster vacuum hose connections for leaks.
    • Stop engine and shift transmission into neutral.
    • Pump brake pedal until all vacuum reserve in booster is depleted.
    • Press and hold brake pedal under light foot pressure. Pedal should hold firm. If it falls away master cylinder is faulty.
    • Start engine and note pedal action. Pedal should fall away slightly under light foot pressure, then hold firm.
    • If no pedal action is felt, the power booster, vacuum supply or vacuum check valve are faulty. Proceed to. "Power Booster Vacuum Test."
    • If ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Normal Service

    Replace as ...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 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 2003 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
    • Remove hose from engine.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • D...

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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+.

    Transmission Component Locations Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASTransmission Component Locations Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Output Speed Sensor
  • Input Speed Sensor
  • TRS Assembly
  • Instrument Panel Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GASInstrument Panel Components Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Amplifier
  • Combination Flasher
  • Cigar Lighter/Power Outlet
  • Airbag Control Module
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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:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • 2003 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Door Module
  • Left Rear Power Window Switch
  • Right Rear Power Window Switch
  • Passenger Door Power Window Switch
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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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