How to Change the Gear Oil on a Dodge Dakota?

Answer Gear oil is used in the differential of vehicles with rear-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive vehicles have a second differential on the front. The differential is what transmits the power from the tran... Read More »

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What Difference Would Changing a 3.92 Gear Ratio to 3.55 Make on a 1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L?

The 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup was available with either a 2.5-liter inline-four, 3.9-liter V-6, or a 5.2-liter V-8 engine. Available in either two- or four-wheel-drive, the Dakota used either the Ch... Read More »

How to Change Gear Oil in a Dodge RAM 1500?

Dodge recommends you change the gear oil in the front and rear differential every 15,000 to 25,000 miles. Most Dodge differentials use a drain plug requiring a hex-head ratchet to remove. Some Ram ... Read More »

How Do I Change the Shocks on My Dodge Dakota?

You should change the shock absorbers on your Dodge Dakota truck at least every 50,000 miles, and you might need to change them sooner if you often drive in rough, bumpy conditions. There is a simp... Read More »

Do It Yourself Oil Change for a 1992 Dodge Dakota?

Regularly changing your 1992 Dodge Dakota's oil is a sure way to guarantee its continued use. Motor oil cools, cleans and lubricates the engine's moving parts. It, not gasoline, is the Dakota's mos... Read More »