While standing in front your truck with the hood open, the tension pully you're looking for is the pulley at the far left of the engine. It's about 2-1/2" in diameter and is spring loaded. At least that's where it's located on a 96, V6, Dakota 4x4 Sport. Hope this helps. Good Luck!! more info to supplement the above, as you may not be able to discern a spring loaded pulley. On the top left side of the engine is the alternator and alternator pulley, top slight right of center of the engine is the air conditoner compressor/clutch pulley (very eloborate looking pulley...as it has a clutch assembley in its center)...now between and below those two pulleys are two more pulleys (one is the belt tensioner (idler) pulley) the other is the water pump pulley. The water pump pulley is the larger of the two...and it is smooth bore with no ridges or belt grooves on it at all. Now by process of elimination that leaves the idler (belt tensioner) pulley. But so as to be complete...I will describe it...it is ridged and grooved just like the alternator and air conditioner clutch pulleys are. It is larger than the alternator pulley but smaller than the air conditioner pulley. Now if you look what the idler pulley is attached to behind the pulley ...its on a short two to three inch arm that reaches down to a circular shaped device that mounts onto a bracket attached to the engine block...that my friend is the spring loaded belt tensioner...you might even have to change that one day...and boy is that fun..but I'll save that for another post!
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You can get a 1990 Dodge Dakota fuse diagram in the owner's manual. You can also find it at select auto part stores.
The 1994 Dodge Dakota fuse box diagram is in the Dakota service manual. The manual might be available at the library, or can be bought through an auto parts.
I have a 2001 Dodge Dakota 4x4 4.7L V8 auto with the 3.92 gear ratio and it is rated for 6500 lbs towing capacity.
The engine diagram for a 1989 Dodge Dakota be can be found in the Dakota service manual. The manual is available through most auto parts, or possibly at the public library.
You can buy Dodge Dakota accessories from auto part stores (both local and chain), from mechanics, from the Dodge website and also from Dodge dealerships around the country. You can also find them at various online stores.
1994 Dodge Dakota distributor caps are available at O'Reilly Auto Parts that can be found in most states allover the U.S. It can also be purchased from Car Gurus.
You can find a vacuum line diagram for a 1989 Dodge Dakota by checking the owner's manual. You can also find them at different auto part retail stores.
The suspension and headlights. You can find a list here http://www.internetautoguide.com/auto-recalls/09-int/2004/dodge/dakota/index.html
You can't. ALL serpentine belts have an auto tension pulley. If your belt "squeaks" - time to replace your belt. Side note: after so many thousand miles the auto tension pulley should also be replaced because the bearings are worn and will literally fly off shredding your belt. Your dealer/auto repair specialist SHOULD know when to do this for each vehicle model.
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Go to auto zone .com,and add your year model .
Buy a kit at Wal-Mart or auto parts comes with instructions
Scan for codes, some parts stores do it free....Advance auto.
You can get a belt diagram for your 1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9 liter engine, at most Dodge dealerships. Most auto-parts stores will give you a belt diagram when you purchase a new belt.
There is usually a removal kit available for rent at most auto parts stores.
Any auto parts store will be able to help you as well as your local library.............
You can find one at almost any auto salvage yard.
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Auto zone will read the codes for free.
go to the local auto shop and tell them you ned your pcv valve replaced
Many auto parts salvage companies have a supply of used parts for various car and truck models including the 1985 Dodge Dakota. It is best to call a local salvage yard to see what is available. In addition, websites such as eBay and Car-Parts may have used parts available for a Dodge Dakota truck.
That all depends on if the pulley was factory press-fit or bolted on to the compressor shaft. if its pressed on you may be able to use a pulley extractor kit (from an auto parts store in the tools section - around $20). Some press fitted pulleys simply can't be removed, however, and you'll have to replace the entire unit. If the pulley is a bolt on type, the bolt is usually a flush mounted Allen bolt near the base of the pulley shaft - simply unscrew the bolt and remove the pulley. You may still need the extractor if the pulley is hard to remove, though.