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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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks from 1990+

Orifice Tube/Expansion Valve Locations -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> 1992-95
Vehicle: 1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Dakota -> Rotor Replacement
Vehicle: 1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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 prevent brake line damage.
  • On 2WD models, proceed as follows:
    • Remove grease cap, cotter pin, hub nut lock, hub nut, thrust washer and outer wheel bearing.
    • Remove rotor and hub assembly. Avoid damaging ABS tone wheel, located on rotor hub.
    • If necessary, remove wheel bearin...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1996-04 Dakota All Models & 1994-95 w/3.9L & 5.2L Engines
Vehicle: 2001 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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7 V6 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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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 4.7 V8 FLEX

The Low Tire Pressure indicator lamp will flash slowly and sound a single tone when tire pressure is low. If tire pressure drops lower, the indicator lamp will flash rapidly and the tone will be continuous. When the tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX 4.7 V8 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 2 seconds as a bulb inspection. The PCM continually monitors the engine oil pressure, engine coolant temperature and electrical system voltage. The check gauges lamp w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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

RH Side Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASRH Side Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Splice S-101
  • Splice S-102
  • Splice S-103
  • Splice S-104
  • Splice S-133
  • Body Components Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEXBody Components Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Splice S303
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 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
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Amplifier
  • 1995 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Ignition Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • Horn Switches
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: ENGINE COOLANT - PROPYLENE VS ETHYLENE GLYCOL
    Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
  • Document: FLASH: DOWNSTREAM OXYGEN SENSOR - SLOW RESPONSE AND/OR FUEL TRIM RELATED DTC'S P013A, P013C, P2097, P2099 - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 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 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 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 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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