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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+

A/C & Cooling System Maintenance -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> 1991-2004 Dodge Dakota & Durango
Vehicle: 1995 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 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+.

Drum Brakes -> DaimlerChrysler -> Precautions
Vehicle: 2001 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations, the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure. Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive a...

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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 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+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7 V8 GAS

When a tire pressure sensor has been replaced, the WCM will learn and store the sensor ID when the vehicle is driven continuously above 15 mph for 10 minutes. A new sensor ID can also be programmed directly into the WCM using a suitably ...

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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: 1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove heat shield clip and heat shield from starter.
  • Remove starter motor attaching bolts and nuts.
  • Remove solenoid.
  • Disc...

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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: 1995 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+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7 V6 GAS

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 -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 1991 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+.

Seat Belt Tensioner Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GASSeat Belt Tensioner Diagram for 2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Seat Belt Tensioner
  • 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
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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
  • 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: BLACK PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS - CHALKY RESIDUE
    Vehicle: 1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • 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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