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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 -> Pressure Gauge Indication
Vehicle: 1994 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Due to the different types of models and systems the following typical pressure gauge indications should be used as a guide only, Fig. . Refer to the "Performance Tests" or "System Pressure Check" for the particular model being tested....

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Manual -> Master Cylinder -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS

Manual

  • Remove reservoir filler caps and fill reservoir with proper brake fluid.
  • If calipers or wheel cylinders were overhauled, open all caliper and wheel cylinder bleed screws.
  • Close each bleed screw as fluid starts to drip from them.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir once more before proceeding.
  • Attach one end of bleed hose to bleed screw and insert opposite end in glass container partially filled with brake fluid, Fig. . Ensure bleed hose is immersed in fluid.
  • Open up bleeder, then have an assistant press down brake pedal.
  • Once brake pedal is down, close bleeder. Repeat bleeding unt...

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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 Pressure Relief -> B Series Vans, Dakota, Durango, D & W Series, Ramcharger, Ram Truck 1500-3500 & Ram Van 1500-3500 w/Fuel Injection -> Less Fuel Pressure Test Port -> Multipoint Fuel Injection -> Throttle Body Fuel Injection -> With Fuel Pressure Test Port
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 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 st...

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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: 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 FLEX

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+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 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: 1991 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • On air conditioned models, remove air conditioning drive belt and bolts and nuts attaching compressor bracket, then without disconnecting air conditioning refrigerant lines, position air conditioning compressor to allow alternator removal.
  • On all models, remove alternator drive belt and alternator mounting bolts, then move alternator to gain wire connectors access.
  • On models equipped with Bosch alternator, remove B+ terminal nut, 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 -> Electronic Throttle Control Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2002 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 6-12 seconds as a bulb inspection. If the lamp is illuminated with the engine running, the vehicle is usually drivable but the electronic throttle system must be diagnosed and servic...

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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: 2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 FLEX

Lower

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from thermostat housing.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from thermostat housing and from ve...

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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: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 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+.

Door Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GASDoor Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Blend Door Actuator
  • Blower Motor Resistor
  • Mode Door Actuator
  • Evaporator Temperature Sensor
  • Recirculation Door Actuator
  • Body Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 FLEXBody Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Subwoofer Amplifier
  • Radio Amplifier
  • Driver Seat Belt Tensioner
  • Passenger Seat Belt Tensioner
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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  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Left Fog Lamp
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • Right Fog Lamp
  • Central Timer Module
  • 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Cluster
  • A/C Heater Control
  • Transfer Case Selector 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: FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY USING DRBIII - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: FRONT AXLE WON'T DISENGAGE/VACUUM SWITCH MALFUNCTION
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Drive Axles, Shafts, U-Joints, CV-Joints
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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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