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 Headlights on a Dodge Dakota?

Having operative headlights is crucial to driving safely (as well as driving legally), and when a headlight burns out or breaks you should replace it immediately. Most cars and trucks are designed ... Read More »

How to Change a Thermostat on a Dodge Dakota?

Thermostats are devices inside the cooling system of a car that allow the water to circulate throughout the engine to cool down the various mechanical parts. An engine does not run optimally unless... Read More »