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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+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Heater/A/C Control Unit, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Cherokee & Wrangler -> Dakota -> Full Size Pickups -> Full Size Vans -> Grand Cherokee -> Minivans
Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Cherokee & Wrangler
  • Remove instrument panel bezel using a suitable wide blade flat tool and pry bezel away from instrument panel, then lower down the glove box door.
  • Reach through glove box opening and disconnect the vacuum harness .
  • Remove the control panel attaching screws and pull the control unit far enough away to disconnect electrical connectors and control cables.
  • Remove control unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Dakota
1996
  • Remove steering column cover, then the instrument cluster bezel.
  • Rem...

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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+.

Drum Brakes -> Chrysler -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

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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 -> 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: 2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

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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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 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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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+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

When a tire pressure sensor has been replaced, the WCM will learn and store the sensor ID when the vehicle is driven continuously above 15 mph for 10 minutes. A new sensor ID can also be programmed directly into the WCM using a suitably ...

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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+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  • Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator and disconnect terminal.
  • Disconnect fi...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GAS

The amber lamp monitors anti-lock brake system condition. The lamp should be on during engine starting, but should go off when the self-diagnostic system determines proper system operation. If the lamp remains On, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After diagnosis and re...

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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+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove surge tank hose/pipe.
  • Remove radiator inlet hose.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose.
  • Remove alignment dowel E-clip from radiator lower mounting bracket.
  • Disconnect coolant reserve bottle hose from radiator.
  • Remove cooling fan shroud.
  • On models with automatic transmissions, disconnect transmission oil cooler lines from radiat...

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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
Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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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+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter
  • Ground G105
  • Connector C102
  • Splice S129
  • Negative Battery
  • Body Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEXBody Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S303
  • Satellite Antenna
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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.

    1991 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1991 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Starter Motor
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Manual Transmission
  • 2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Window Motor Left Front
  • Window Motor Right Front
  • Window/ Door Lock Switch Driver Express
  • Window/ Door Lock Switch Passenger
  • Window/Door Lock Switch Driver Express
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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: FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY USING DRBIII - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS
    Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
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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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