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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+

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1994-95 -> System Inspection -> COMPRESSOR -> CONDENSER -> EVAPORATOR -> RECEIVER/DRIER -> REFRIGERANT LINE RESTRICTIONS -> THERMOSTATIC EXPANSION VALVE
    Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 CNG

    While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

    • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
    • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
    • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the refrigera...

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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 LLC -> Brake Service -> 12 Inch Drum -> 9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums -> Brake Shoe, Replace -> Caravan & Dakota -> Inspection -> Installation -> PT Cruiser -> Removal
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GAS

    Brake Shoe, Replace

    Do not intermix automatic adjuster components from side to side.

    9, 10, 11 & 13 Inch Drums
    Caravan & Dakota
    Removal
    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove rear wheels.
    • Remove drum retaining nuts if equipped, then the drums. If drum will not separate from brake shoes or axle, proceed as follows:
      • Ensure parking brake is disengaged.
      • Remove adjuster hole plug from backing plate.
      • Insert small screwdriver or equivalent, through adjuster hole, then push and hold self adjuster lever off adjuster screw assembly, Fig. .
      • Back off adjuster screw assembly until drum is free of shoes ...

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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: 1996 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 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, Replace -> Front -> Rear
    Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 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 CV 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 to...

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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 Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS

    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: 1990 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove heat shield clip and heat shield from starter.
    • Remove starter motor attaching bolts and nuts.
    • Remove solenoid.
    • Disc...

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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 -> All Wheel Drive (AWD) Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    This light monitors the AWD system. The light will turn on for a bulb check when the ignition switch is turned to the on position and may stay on for as long as three seconds. When the lamp is illuminated solid here is an A...

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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
    Vehicle: 2001 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+.

    RH Rear Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2001 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASRH Rear Engine Compartment Components Diagram for 2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • A/C Low Pressure Switch
  • Duty Cycle EVAP/Purge Solenoid
  • Connector C-105
  • Ground G-115
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX 4.7 V8 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Sun Sensor
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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
  • 2000 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Trailer Tow Relay
  • Brake Lamp Switch
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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: ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR REPAIR PKGS - INFO/PART #'s
    Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: 3.9/5.2/5.9L - NEW CYL HEAD COVER GASKET/REPAIR PROC
    Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
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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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