3.9 L Dodge Dakota timing setting

by Guest4011  |  11 years, 10 month(s) ago

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I have a question regarding the Dodge Dakota. I have recently bought a 3.9L Dodge Dakota and want to know a few things regarding its maintenance. For this reason I want to know if anyone has done a timing chain job on 3.9L.

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  1. Harry

     The Dodge Dakota is a medium sized pickup truck from Chrysler's Ram division. It has been marketed by Dodge right from the very beginning. The first Dakota was introduced in 1986 as a 1987 model and was nominated for the North American Truck of the Year award for 2000. The size of Dakota is usually more than the compact Ford Ranger and Chevrolet S-10 but less than the full-sized pickups like there is a Ram owned by Dodge. The design is conventional with body-on-frame construction and a leaf spring/live axle rear end. One notable feature was the Dakota's rack and pinion steering, a first in work trucks. The police and fire-departments have been using Dakota, as off-road vehicles, patrol cars, or even brush trucks. The timing marks are located behind the balancer on the block right near the power steering pump. You might not be able to see it due to all the grime. Clean the block right behind the balancer on the driver’s side top. You may only be able to get your hand and a small wire brush in there. It cannot be missed while cleaning as it lies 10 degrees before top dead center. Only the 87-91 can be adjusted while the 92 and up are not adjustable.

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    3.9L dodge dakota timing setting

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