With the truck on ramps, Find the Drain plug, I think its a 9/16 bolt, Remove the bolt and let the oil drain into a pan, then locate the oil filter, it might be on the Right side of the engine, adn remove it, be careful because oil will spill out, I usually go slow and turn the filter slow till oil starts to leak out and let the oil flow slowly, keep doing it till you can take the filter off. The filter will be tight so you might need a special wrench to loosen it. next take the new filter, and put a thin bead of oil on the rubber sealer on it and replace on the engine, only hand tight. replace drain plug and fill with new oil to proper amount. I usually crank the engine and let it run for a couple of minutes to get the oil moving. Hope it helps, good luck
You should change the oil in a Dodge Dakota every 3000 miles.
the oil pan is on the bottom of the engine.
Not enough oil.
A 1992 Dodge Dakota with a 5.2 L V8 has an engine oil capacity of 4.0 quarts.
It is on the bottom of the engine, oil pan has to be removed.
rear main seal leaking
It is on the back of the engine, next to the distributor.
Drop the pan and unbolt it.
A Dodge Dakota with a 4.7 takes 6 quarts with a filter change
4.5 quarts4.5 quarts
OK there are Three Engines in this truck.1992 DODGE TRUCKS DAKOTA 2.5L 4-cyl Engine Code [G]Engine, with WIX Filter 51085..........4.6 quarts 1992 DODGE TRUCKS DAKOTA 3.9L 6-cyl Engine Code [X]Engine, with WIX Filter 51085..........4.1 quarts 1992 DODGE TRUCKS DAKOTA 5.2L 8-cyl Engine Code [Y]Engine, with WIX Filter 51085 ..........5 quarts . After refill check oil level.
Use 10w30 in a 1995 Dodge Dakota.
take out oil plug and filter if you dont know what your doing dont do
Add 4.5 quarts 10w30, start engine, check and adjust level.
What is the oil capacity of a 1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9 liter V6 engine 4.5 quarts
In the oil pan
I have a 2000 dakota, 3.9L. I don't know what the stated oil capacity is in the manual, but when I change the oil, the most it will take is 4.5 quarts.
The four cylinder and V6 take about 4.5 quarts. The V8 takes 5 quarts.
The 1997 Dodge Dakota oil sending unit is in the oil pan, on the bottom of the engine. You will need to remove the oil pan in order to view the sending unit.
***SUM'S Answer***- Your thinking a ford engine by saying 5.4L. Your dodge Dakota is a 5.2L 318cu.in. They take 5 quarts of oil.