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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+.

DISC BRAKES, CHRYSLER CORP. -> Type 1-A.T.E. Floating Caliper, Chrysler -> CALIPER OVERHAUL -> ASSEMBLE -> DISASSEMBLE -> INSPECTION
Vehicle: 1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

DISASSEMBLE

  • Disconnect caliper assembly as described under "Brake Pad, Replace."
  • On Dakota models, support caliper assembly on upper control arm on shop towel or equivalent to absorb any hydraulic fluid loss.
  • On Mini Van models, hang caliper assembly on a wire hook away from rotor.
  • On all models, place a small piece of wood between piston and caliper fingers, then carefully depress brake pedal to push piston out of caliper bore. Prop brake pedal to any position below first inch of brake pedal travel to prevent brake fluid loss.
  • If pistons are to be removed from both calipers, disconne...

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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 Replacement -> 2005-06 Dakota
Vehicle: 2006 Dodge Dakota Laramie 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 strategy.

  • Relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."
  • On models equipped...

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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: 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 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 SLT 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: 2007 Dodge Dakota Laramie 3.7 V6 GAS

  • 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 -> Service 4WD System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Dakota 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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 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
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+.

Rear Lighting Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota  3.7 V6 GASRear Lighting Diagram for 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Turn Lamp
  • Stop Lamp
  • Tail Lamp
  • Back-Up Lamp
  • Body Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEXBody Diagram for 2008 Dodge Dakota Laramie 4.7 V8 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice S303
  • Satellite Antenna
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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:
  • Radio
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Speaker
  • Left Rear Speaker
  • Right Front Door Speaker
  • 2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • Cluster
  • Right Front Fog Lamp
  • Left Front Fog Lamp
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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: RECORDABLE COMPACT DISCS USED IN CD PLAYERS
    Vehicle: 1989 Dodge Dakota Shelby 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
  • Document: RADIO INTERFERENCE TO/FROM TWO-WAY RADIO RECEIVERS
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Aux Equip, Phone, Jacks, Trailer Hitches, Towing
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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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