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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+

    Serpentine Drive Belt Routing -> Domestic Light Trucks & Vans -> DaimlerChrysler Corp.
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

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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 -> Adjustments -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Park Brake Cable Tensioner -> Stop Lamp Switch
    Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 GAS

    Height Sensing Proportioning Valve

    On these models the proportioning valve is not adjustable. Do not attempt to make adjustments.

    Stop Lamp Switch

    • Push and hold brake pedal in applied position.
    • Push switch forward until fully seated against bracket.
    • Release brake pedal.
    • Lightly pull brake pedal rearward until master cylinder pushrod bottoms against master cylinder internal stop. This action will set switch plunger at proper stroke length.

    Park Brake Cable Tensioner

    Tensioner adjustment is only required when the tensioner, or a cable has been replaced or disconnected for service. To avoid fa...

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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: 2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 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 3.7 V6 GAS

    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 Locations
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Refer to F...

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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: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 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 -> Emission Maintenance Reminder Indicator -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    This Emission Maintenance Reminder System (Maintenance Required Lamp) is incorporated into the engine controller. The controller stores vehicle mileage into its memory every eight miles, then at 60,000, 82,500 or 120,000 miles it will light the EMR (Maintenance Required) lamp. When the indicated mileage is reached or the EMR lamp is on at all times, the following components must be replaced and the EMR lamp reset:

    • At 60,00 miles, proceed as follows:
      • Replace EGR valve.
      • Clean EGR passage.
      • Replace PCV valve.
    • At 82,500 miles, replace oxygen sensor.
    • At 120,000 miles, proceed as ...

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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: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 FLEX

    A number or letter is stamped into the tongue of constant tension clamps. If replacement is required, use only an original equipment clamp with matching letter or number.

    • Drain cooling system into suitable container.
    • Remove hose clamps and hoses from radiator.
    • Disconnect coolant reserve/overflow hose and washer bottle connector and ...

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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: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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+.

    Lighting, Sensors, and Horn Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GASLighting, Sensors, and Horn Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Natural Vacuum Leak Detection Assembly
  • Horn
  • Battery Temperature Sensor
  • Park Lamp
  • Turn Lamp
  • Engine Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GASEngine Diagram for 2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 6
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Knock 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.

    2002 Dodge Dakota  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Dome Lamp
  • Central Timer Module
  • Cargo Lamp #2
  • Cargo Lamp #1
  • 2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Window Motor Left Front
  • Window Motor Right Front
  • Window/ Door Lock Switch Driver Express
  • Window/ Door Lock Switch Passenger
  • Window/Door Lock Switch Driver Express
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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: A500/A518 - REPEAT FAILURES OF OVERDRIVE CLUTCH
    Vehicle: 1990 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: BUZZ/WHINE/MOAN NOISE - COLD A/T WHEN REVERSE SELECTED
    Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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