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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 -> 2003-04 -> Charging System -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Liberty, PT Cruiser & Vans, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS & 300M -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> Ford Motor Company -> General Motors -> Neon -> Sebring & Stratus Coupe -> Sebring & Stratus Sedan & Sebring Convertible
    Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7 V6 GAS

    DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Sebring & Stratus Coupe

    Never use cans to charge into high pressure side of system (compressor discharge port) or into system at high temperature, as high system pressure transferred into charging may cause it to explode.

    • Attach center hose from manifold gauge set to refrigerant dispensing manifold. Turn refrigerant manifold valves completely counterclockwise to open fully, remove protective caps from refrigerant manifold.
    • Screw refrigerant cans into manifold. Ensure gasket is in place and in good condition. Torq...

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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 -> Dakota & Durango -> Brake System Bleed
    Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 GAS

    Refer to. "Hydraulic Brak... "

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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: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 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: 2005 Dodge Dakota 4.7 V8 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+.

    Reset Procedures
    Vehicle: 2009 Dodge Dakota TRX4 3.7 V6 GAS

    The Low Tire Pressure indicator lamp will flash slowly and sound a single tone when tire pressure is low. If tire pressure drops lower, the indicator lamp will flash rapidly and the tone will be continuous. When the tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will ...

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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: 2009 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
    • Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
    • Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
    • Remove one rear vertical alternator mounting bolt.
    • Remo...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Chrysler, Dodge & Plymouth
    Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota TRX4 4.7 V8 GAS

    The amber lamp monitors anti-lock brake system condition. The lamp should be on during engine starting, but should go off when the self-diagnostic system determines proper system operation. If the lamp remains On, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After diagnosis and re...

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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 SXT 4.7 V8 GAS

    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: 2002 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

    Removal

    The automatic tensioner is equipped with an indexing arrow on the back of tensioner housing. If a new belt is being installed, arrow must be within approximately 1/8 inch of indexing mark. If an old belt is being used, it must not pass the indexing point.

    • Attach a suitable wrench to automatic tensioner pulley mounting bolt.
    • Rotate tensioner assembly clockwise until tension has been relieved.
    • Remove belt from idler puller...

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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 Connectors Diagram for 1994 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASInstrument Panel Connectors Diagram for 1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Mirror Switch
  • Courtesy Lamp
  • Radio Connectors
  • Power Mirror Switch Connector
  • Fuse Block And Relay Bank
  • 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:
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Connector C200
  • Connector C201
  • Connector C202
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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  5.9 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 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
  • 2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Washer Fluid Level Sensor
  • Speed Control Servo
  • Windshield Washer Pump
  • Air Conditioning Pressure Transducer
  • Fog Lamp Right Front
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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: RWAL BRAKES-DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES (RWD/4WD)-S/M REV
    Vehicle: 1989 Dodge Dakota Shelby 5.2 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • 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
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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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