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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+

    Air Bag System Precautions -> DaimlerChrysler -> Disarming -> 1990-97 -> 1994-96 Cherokee -> 1998-2004 -> Except 1994-96 Cherokee -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    1990-97

    It may be required to access and record all Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) prior to disarming the air bag system.

    • Place ignition switch in Lock position.
    • Disconnect and isolate battery ground cable.
    • Wait at least two minutes after disconnecting battery ground cable before doing any further work on vehicle. The air bag system is designed to retain enough voltage to deploy air bags for a short time even after battery has been disconnected.
    1998-2004

    It may be required to access and rec...

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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+.

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Combination Valve -> Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Fixed Proportioning Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder -> Metering Valve
    Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

    Master Cylinder

    Except Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager

    The cylinder body containing the primary and secondary pistons is made of aluminum. The removable fluid reservoir is made of nylon reinforced with glass fiber. The reservoir is the only serviceable component.

    The fluid compartments of the nylon reservoir are interconnected to permit fluid level equalization. The equalization feature does not affect circuit separation in the event of a front or rear brake fault. The reservoir compartments will retain enough fluid to operate the functioning hydraulic circuit.

    Caravan, Town & Country...

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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: 1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2 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: 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+.

    Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS

    Tire Pressure Sensor

    The cap used on this valve stem contains an O-ring seal to prevent contamination and moisture from entering the valve stem. Retain this valve stem cap for reuse. Do not substitute a regular valve stem cap in its place.

    The valve stem used on this vehicle is made of aluminum and the core is nickel plated brass. The original valve stem core must be reinstalled and not substituted with a valve stem core made of a different material. This is required to prevent corrosion in the valve stem caused by the different metals.

    Removal
    • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
    • Raise...

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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: 2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

    • Remove battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove front axle skid plate and skid plate crossmember.
    • Remove nut and lock washer from starter mounting stud.
    • Remove screw from upper starter mounting flange hole, then slide transmission cooler tube bracket forward for clearance.
    • Move starter towards fr...

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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 -> Service 4WD System Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 2 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the warning lamp...

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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: 2002 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove throttle cable at fan shroud, then unsnap and remove overflow tank from shroud.
    • Remove two fan shroud retaining clips and move toward engine. Shroud does not have to be removed from vehicle.
    • 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: 2002 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+.

    Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 4.7 V8 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Heater Control
  • Transfer Case Selector Switch
  • Center Bezel Lamp
  • Passenger Airbag On/Off Indicator Lamp
  • Connector C1
  • 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.

    2001 Dodge Dakota  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Central Timer Module
  • Remote Keyless Entry Antenna
  • 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: ENGINE COOLANT - PROPYLENE VS ETHYLENE GLYCOL
    Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Cooling, Water Pump, Drive Belts, Pulleys
  • Document: LOOSE FUEL CAP MESSAGE OR MIL ILLUMINATION FOR DTC P0457 - EVAP SYSTEM - LOOSE FUEL CAP
    Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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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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    $5.62

    Click here to view more details2007 Dodge Dakota Tail Light, Driver Side, Bulbs not included; CAPA certified; DOT and SAE approved; A high quality, OE replacement tail light; Backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty..

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    $38.18

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    $53.50

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    $1,524.00

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    $140.00

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