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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) In-Vehicle Temperature Sensor
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Remove instrument panel as described under "Dash Panel, Replace," then disconnect asp...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Combination Valve Test -> Fixed Proportioning Valve Test -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve Test -> Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test -> Power Booster Check Valve Test -> Power Booster Vacuum Test -> Pressure Differential Switch -> PT Cruiser
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test

  • Start engine and inspect booster vacuum hose connections for leaks.
  • Stop engine and shift transmission into neutral.
  • Pump brake pedal until all vacuum reserve in booster is depleted.
  • Press and hold brake pedal under light foot pressure. Pedal should hold firm. If it falls away master cylinder is faulty.
  • Start engine and note pedal action. Pedal should fall away slightly under light foot pressure, then hold firm.
  • If no pedal action is felt, the power booster, vacuum supply or vacuum check valve are faulty. Proceed to "Power Booster Vacuum Test."
  • If p...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DaimlerChrysler Corp./Jeep Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Component Locations -> 2005-06 Liberty w/2.4L & 3.7L Engines, 2005-06 Grand Cherokee, 1998-06 Durango, 1994-06 Dakota (Except 1994 2.5L), Ram Truck 1500-3500, Ram Van 1500-3500
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 V8 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 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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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Remove battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • While supporting starter motor with one hand, remove screws that secure starter motor to engine block.
  • Lower stater motor enough to access and remove nut that secures battery positive cable connector eyelet to solenoid battery terminal stud.
  • Always support starter motor, do not let starter motor hang from wire harness.
  • Remove battery po...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Air Bag Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.9 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 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
  • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heate...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

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 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Top Of Fuel Tank Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GASTop Of Fuel Tank Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Pump Module
  • Locknut
  • Rollover Valve
  • Fuel Fill/Vent Tube Assembly
  • Rear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota  5.2 V8 GASRear Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Dodge Dakota 5.2 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Brake Switch
  • Left Courtesy Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Dodge Dakota  3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Motor Relay
  • 1998 Dodge Dakota  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Dodge Dakota 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Door Power Window Motor
  • Right Door Power Window Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Dodge Dakota cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - Mopar Value Line Catalytic Converters
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
  • Document: CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHOR INSTALLATION - REV
    Vehicle: 1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Dodge Dakota AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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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