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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+

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Dakota, Full Size Vans & Ram 1500-3500 Pickup -> Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Control System Vacuum Diagnosis -> Heater Output Test -> Mechanical Diagnosis
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Control System Vacuum Diagnosis

    Refer to Fig. for vacuum control diagnosis.

    Mechanical Diagnosis

    Refer to Fig. for mechanical diagnosis.

    Heater Output Test
    • Check radiator coolant level, drive belt tension, engine vacuum line connections, radiator air flow and radiator fan operation.
    • Start engine and bring to normal operating temperature.
    • With engine idling, set heater controls to maximum heat, defrost and high blower.
    • Check defroster outlet air temperatures and compare to Fig. .
    • If reading are not as...

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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 -> DaimlerChrysler -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 2001 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive a...

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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: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 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+.

    Description
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

    The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) consists of tire pressure monitoring sensors attached to each road wheel through the valve stem mounting hole, a central receiver module and an indicator lamp.

    Upon detection of a warning or fault condition, the WCM will send a request to the module that controls the indicator lamp (and the text display if equipped with the Premium system) via the vehicle bus system to illuminate or flash the indicator lamp. Also, upon detection of a warning or fault condition, the display module will send a request to sound the chime. The chime will only be so...

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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: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 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 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 -> Transmission Temperature Indicator Lamp -> Dodge
    Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

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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: 2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 FLEX

    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 in...

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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: 2008 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.7 V6 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 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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

    LH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Idle Air Control
  • Fuel Injector No.5
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 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
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Transmission Solenoid Assembly
  • MAP Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Powertrain Control Module
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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: CELL PHONE INDUCED BUZZ OR CLICKING-LIKE SOUND IN RADIO SPEAKERS
    Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: FAULT CODES 14/15-DRB II-AVOID SHOP COMEBACKS (A604)
    Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • 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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