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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+

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> 1991-2004 Dodge Dakota & Durango
Vehicle: 1995 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 -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Brake Lines & Linings

Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if required.

Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective pad is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if required, replace rear brake linings also.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Brake Roughness

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of ...

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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 Scheduled Maintenance -> Dakota & Durango -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

Normal Service

Replace as ...

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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: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 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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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: 2009 Dodge Dakota Lone Star 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: 2008 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • On models equipped with 4WD and a support bracket on transmission, remove support bracket bolts at transmission.
  • Pry support bracket slightly to gain access to lower starter mounting bolt.
  • On all models, remove starter mounting bolts and nuts.
  • Move starter motor towards front of vehicle far enough for nose of starter pinion housing to clear housing. Do not let starter motor hang from wire harness.
  • Tilt nose downwards and lower starter motor far ...

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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 -> Emission Maintenance Reminder Indicator -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

This Emission Maintenance Reminder System (Maintenance Required Lamp) is incorporated into the engine controller. The controller stores vehicle mileage into its memory every eight miles, then at 60,000, 82,500 or 120,000 miles it will light the EMR (Maintenance Required) lamp. When the indicated mileage is reached or the EMR lamp is on at all times, the following components must be replaced and the EMR lamp reset:

  • At 60,00 miles, proceed as follows:
    • Replace EGR valve.
    • Clean EGR passage.
    • Replace PCV valve.
  • At 82,500 miles, replace oxygen sensor.
  • At 120,000 miles, proceed as ...

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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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet and remove hose.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water pump and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Upper

  • Drain cooling system into a s...

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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+.

Parking Brake Switch and Hands Free Module Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GASParking Brake Switch and Hands Free Module Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Power Window Motor
  • Speaker
  • Door Ajar Switch
  • Tweeter
  • Woofer
  • 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  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Door Module
  • Left Rear Power Window Switch
  • Right Rear Power Window Switch
  • Passenger Door Power Window Switch
  • 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Part Throttle Unlock Solenoid
  • Overdrive Module
  • Overdrive Lockout Solenoid
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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: MIS-DIAGNOSED TRANSMISSION FRONT PUMP LEAK
    Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: RWAL BRAKES-DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES (RWD/4WD)-S/M REV
    Vehicle: 1989 Dodge Dakota Shelby 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
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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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