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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 -> 1998-2000 -> Precautions -> A/C Refrigerant Oil -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> Engine Coolant -> Exercise System -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a -> Safety
    Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Battery Ground Cable

    Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

    Product Compatibility
    A/C Refrigerant Oil

    Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data" for specifications.

    Engine Coolant

    Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant. If mixed, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result.

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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 -> Precautions -> Brake Bleed -> Brake Disc Service -> Brake Lines & Linings -> Brake Roughness -> Caliper Inspection -> General Precautions
    Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Brake Lines & Linings

    Remove one of the front wheels and inspect the brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if required.

    Do not get any oil or grease on the linings. It is recommended that both front wheel sets be replaced whenever a respective pad is worn or damaged. Inspect and, if required, replace rear brake linings also.

    If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

    Brake Roughness

    The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in thickness of ...

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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 U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> With Universal Joint Replacement Tool -> Without Universal Joint Replacement Tool
    Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    With Universal Joint Replacement Tool

    Disassemble
    • Place driveshaft in a vise, using care to avoid damaging it.
    • Remove bearing retaining snap rings. Some universal joints use injected nylon retainers in place of snap rings. During servicing, snap rings supplied with replacement universal joint assembly must be used.
    • Position tool on shaft and press bearing out of yoke. If bearing cannot be pressed all way out, remove it using vise grips or channel lock pliers or strike center yoke with hammer. Mark yoke and shaft to ensure they will be reassembled in their same relative p...

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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: 2009 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7 V6 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+.

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 FLEX

    • 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 -> Air Bag Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GAS

    The air bag indicator lamp lights for 6-8 seconds each time the ignition is turned On. The lamp indicates a system self-test is being performed by the air bag co...

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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: 2009 Dodge Dakota TRX4 3.7 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp at heater core and remove hose.
    • Reposition hose clamp at intake manifold and remove hose.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure...

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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: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 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+.

    Seat Components Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 GASSeat Components Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Seat Belt Switch
  • Driver Seat Switch
  • Seat Motor Assembly
  • Connector C307
  • Driver Seat Track Position Switch
  • 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
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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
  • 2002 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Door Module
  • Left Rear Power Window Switch
  • Right Rear Power Window Switch
  • Passenger Door Power Window Switch
  • Driver Door Power Window Motor
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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: REVISED RADIO ANTENNA MAST INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
    Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: ERRATIC IDLE/STALL ON COLD ENG START (3.9/5.2/5.9L)
    Vehicle: 1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Driveability
  • Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
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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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