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  1. Caliper bracket?

    1ST Generation Dodge Dakota: 1987 - 1996
    Anyone know where the heck I can find a caliper bracket for my 88 dodge dakota sport I cannot seem to find one anywhere which is so strange I buggered up the old bracket but was able to salvage it I just would rather have a new bracket or one that's not messed up if anyone can sell me one or at...
  2. Master Cylinder? Not sure

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Hello All, 1994 5.2 4x4 auto. My sons truck, this thing will not die, awesome truck. 160k Replaced rear wheel cylinders, shoes, front pads etc. no issues. Recently the pedal starts out with pressure, fades then there is the 'feel' of a click in the pedal, it fades some more, the brake...
  3. Brake Bleeding 05 4x4 2 wheel abs

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Help, I have tried to bleed the brakes on my Dakota after replacing the Master Cylinder. I have the correct MC for 2 wheel ABS. I am using a Motive Products Power:confused::confused: Bleeder. Start with RT Rear, LF Rear, RT Front and Lf Front. Clear fluid appears in all lines with no...
  4. Brake line replacement

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Hey I am attempting to diy a brake line replacement on my 2000 4x4. Has anyone done this on this particular model and could give me some tips or advice? Thanks!
  5. When coming to a stop, tries to stall..

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Truck starts just fine and for the most part it runs great ( with the exception of it have 0 power lol.. like when i kick it down, it doesn't rev very high it just slowly picks up speed. any idea?) anyways, i just got this truck and am trying to fix it back to tip top shape as best i can. My...
  6. Will this give me a brake pedal?

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    I bought this 2002 Dakota SXT 3.9l last week and it hasnt had any brake pedal whatsoever. Today, I discovered that my passenger side Caliper was stripped (the sliding bolts that clamp it together) and that my back drum brakes hadn't ever been looked at. It is all corroded and the self-adjusting...
  7. Slick film on rotor and caliper

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Good evening! I've noticed a pull to the right when braking, so I pulled the driver's side tire and found the rotor and caliper covered in a slick film. Obviously this brake has been rendered ineffective; however, I'm not sure where to begin looking for the culprit. Brake fluid is where it...
  8. 97 Dakota brake line chassis fittings

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    So I head to the local reliable parts store and ask for the nearly 11.5' chassis line and fittings. I have no problem with using multiple sticks along with the connectors to bring it all up to length. The issue is that I was pretty sure the fittings on each end of the line were the same...
  9. Complete egnine/brake problem

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Hey guys, just signed up. Was wondering if anyone had the same issue or can give me some advice. It started with p0320, me and my dad could not get the sensor out, so we decided to drop the oil pan an push it out from inside the block. We put everything back together, fired it up. 1st it didn't...
  10. Newbie - Replaced front brakes and rotors now have hissing noise

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I'm new to this site. I have recently replaced the front brakes and rotors off my 2002 Dodge Dakota 4.7 quad cab. I test drove it and the brakes seem to all be working fine, definitely got rid of previous problem, but now I hear a slight hissing noise while driving. This noise...
  11. CAB Module replacemnet

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Im looking to replace the CAB (i think it stands for Controller of Antilock Brakes) module on my 1998 Dakota SLT 4x4 5.2L and i have some questions. First, will i need to reprogram the module if i salvage one off an identical dakota in a junk yard? Second, how do i get it to the dealership for...
  12. abs/brake warning light on, no cruise control

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    So I bought my 2000 dakota about six months ago and ever since it has been a constant battle with one thing or the next. in the six months i've had it, i've had to replace the power steering pump, water pump, thermostat, plugs and wires, distributor cap and rotor, idler pulley, leak detection...
  13. 2nd gen to 3rd+ gen disc brake spindle swap

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    I'd like to know if anyone here has done this. Is it as easy as just swapping spindles--will a 3rd+ gen spindle bolt right up to a 2nd gen spindle mount? I'm trying to beef up the front disc brakes and I'm considering this as an option. Truck is 2001 quad cab sport 4x4. Always felt the brakes...