Chrysler 5.2L, 5.9L Index of Articles

How To Test The MAP Sensor (1990-1991 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

How To Test The MAP Sensor (1990-1991 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

The manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor on the 1990-1991 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota can easily be tested without having to remove it from the throttle body. In this tutorial I'm gonna' show you how to test it with a multimeter and a vacuum pump....   read more >>

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1997-1999 5.2L Dodge Dakota And Durango)

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1997-1999 5.2L Dodge Dakota And Durango)

This simplified ignition system wiring diagram applies to the 1997, 1998, 1999 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota and 1998, 1999 5.2L V8 Dodge Durango. This typical circuit diagram includes the following circuits: ignition coil, crankshaft position (CKP)...   read more >>

How To Test The Crankshaft Position Sensor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

How To Test The Crankshaft Position Sensor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

When the crankshaft position (CKP) sensor fails on your 5.2L V8 equipped Dakota or Durango, it'll cause a ‘no start’ condition. In this tutorial I'll explain how to test the crankshaft position sensor on your 1997, 1998, 1999 5.2L V8...   read more >>

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1996 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1996 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

This simplified ignition system wiring diagram applies to the 1996 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota. This typical circuit diagram includes the following circuits: ignition coil, crankshaft position (CKP) sensor, and camshaft position (CMP) sensor. More...   read more >>

How To Test The Fuel Pump (1997-1999 V8 Dodge Dakota, Durango)

How To Test The Fuel Pump (1997-1999 V8 Dodge Dakota, Durango)

This tutorial will show you how to test the fuel pump on the 1997, 1998, 1999 Dodge Dakota and Durango equipped with the 5.2L and 5.9L V8. You'll need a fuel pressure test gauge to test the fuel pump's fuel pressure. If you don't have one, I'll...   read more >>

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1994-1995 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1994-1995 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

This simplified ignition system wiring diagram applies to the 1994-1995 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota. This typical circuit diagram includes the following circuits: ignition coil, crankshaft position (CKP) sensor, and camshaft position (CMP)...   read more >>

Blown Head Gasket Tests (1997-1999 V8 Dodge Dakota, Durango)

Blown Head Gasket Tests (1997-1999 V8 Dodge Dakota, Durango)

You can test for a blown head gasket, on your 1997, 1998, or 1999 V8 Dodge Dakota or Durango, with 4 easy tests. Two of the four tests involve no tools at all and are easily done without having to take your Dodge to the shop. I'll explain...   read more >>

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1992-1993 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

Ignition System Circuit Diagram (1992-1993 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota)

This simplified ignition system wiring diagram applies to the 1992-1993 5.2L V8 Dodge Dakota. This typical circuit diagram includes the following circuits: ignition coil, crankshaft position (CKP) sensor, and camshaft position (CMP)...   read more >>

How To Test The Starter Motor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

How To Test The Starter Motor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

This tutorial will help you to test the starter motor on your 1997, 1998, or 1999 V8 Dodge Dakota or Durango. The starter motor tests are explained in a step-by-step way. You'll be able to find out if it's defective or not. Contents...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1997-1999 V8 Dakota, Durango)

This tutorial will help you test the throttle position sensor (TPS) on the 1997, 1998, and 1999 V8 Dodge Dakota and Durango. It's a very easy test that's done with a multimeter and will help you find out if it's defective (or not). By the...   read more >>