TSB List for the 1996 Dodge Dakota

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Dakota are official communications between Dodge & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #050399

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604710

      INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT BRAKE CALIPER MOUNTING TO STEERING KNUCKLE THREAD REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #070397

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088786

      CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT USAGE. *NLM Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #090500

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610005

      EXPERIENCING SPARK KNOCK AND ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION DUE TO INTAKE MANIFOLD PAN GASKET OIL LEAK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #090797

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52529

      TIMING CHAIN NOISE. *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #090699

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607913

      SUBJECT REGARDING SPARK KNOCK AND ENGINE OIL CONSUMPTION DUE TO INTAKE MANIFOLD PAN GASKET OIL LEAK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #182498

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602322

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT LIGHT SPARK KNOCK WITH A WARM ENGINE UNDER LOAD. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #082197

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52970

      WHEN VEHICLES IN THE START POSITION, ENGINE WILL NOT CRANK OVER. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #070397

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52963

      VARIOUS CAR OWNER'S HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN USING ENGINE COOLANTS MADE WITH PROPYLENE GLYCOL INSTEAD OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #250298

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602881

      SUBJECT REGARDING I/M ( INSPECTION MAINTENANCE ) TESTING - OBD II "CARB" READINESS MONITOR INFORMATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602327

      THE OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE AND BREAK. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603108

      OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE/BREAK. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #110798

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602327

      THE OUTER EXHAUST MANIFOLD STUDS MAY FATIGUE AND BREAK. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #140897

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088884

      INFORMATION ON POOR DRIVABILITY WITH HIGH DI (DRIVABILITY INDEX) FUEL. *NLM Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #140398

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601669

      SUBJECT ON FUEL PRESSURE GAUGE ADAPTER USAGE. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #210697A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088991

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES OVERDRIVE UNAVAILABLE IN EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES, BYPASS KIT INSTALLATION, INHIBITOR PROGRAMMING. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #210797

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089000

      INFORMATION ON TRANSMISSION COOLER REVERSE FLUSHING WITH COOLER BYPASS KIT INSTALLED. *NLM Read More »

    • TSB #210697

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54373

      OVERDRIVE UNAVAILABLE IN EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURES. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #2100202

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635721

      SUBJECT REGARDING REVISION IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND LABOR OPERATION TIMES FOR RE TRANSMISSIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #2100601

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621898

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #210899

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604975

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING BUZZ, WHINING, OR MOANING LIKE NOISE FROM COLD TRANSMISSION WHEN REVERSE GEAR IS SELECTED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #211197A

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089030

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES REVERSE BUZZ (46RE) *NLM Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

    • TSB #211197

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54392

      EXPERIENCING A BUZZ SOUND WHEN SHIFTING INTO REVERSE. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #0801001

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620059

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0800600REV

      Date Announced:
      DEC 29, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618049

      SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB Read More »

    • TSB #0832097

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088834

      INFORMATION REGARDING NHTSA AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #080600

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609995

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #184898

      Date Announced:
      DEC 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603144

      SUBJECT REGARDING IGNITION SYSTEM CROSS FIRE/ SECONDARY IGNITION WIRE INDUCTION. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #082197

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088803

      INFORMATION REGARDING NO START - ENGIN FAILED TO CRANK. *NLM Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #080197

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51278

      JTEC POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR REPAIR PACKAGES. *JD Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #082700

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092304

      SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970919083297

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54423

      AUTHORIZED AIRBAG DEACTIVATION FOR MEDICAL NECESSITY. *YC Read More »

    AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #083799

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089800

      DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #081798

      Date Announced:
      DEC 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603153

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG ON - OFF SWITCHES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #08!798

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602318

      DISCUSSION ON AIRBAG ON- OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES *AK Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #31-006-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169245

      Repair Parts Used For Structural Repairs This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to structural repair parts usage. Read More »

    • TSB #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #230397

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51942

      DIFFICULT TO CLEAN LIGHT COLORED "CHALKY" RESIDUE FROM PLASTIC BODY COMPONENTS THAT ARE MOLDED IN BLACK. *TW Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #181998

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600763

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE BUCKING DURING WIDE OPEN THROTTLE (WOT) ACCELERATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #081695REVA

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46371

      BULLETIN SUPERSEDES TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 08-16-95, DATED APR. 14, 1995. IF THE VEHICLE OPERATOR **REPEATEDLY** PRESSES AND RELEASES THE SET BUTTON WITH THEIR FOOT OFF OF THE ACCELERATOR (A 'LIFT FOOT SET' TO BEGIN SPEED CONTROL ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #220197

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089038

      INFORMATION ON TIRE AND WHEEL RUNOUT. *NLM Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #230800

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #610635

      SUBJECT REGARDING CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #233599

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607963

      INFORMATION ON CHILD SEAT TETHER ANCHORS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #08-049-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175735

      Charging System, Battery Diagnostic Tools and Warranty This information only bulletin discusses using the correct test equipment for testing batteries and charging systems, and also warranty reimbursement when battery replacements are ... Read More »

    • TSB #31-003-19

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169247

      Use of Salvage/Recycled Parts This bulletin involves discussing FCA US LLC position with regard to collision repair industry awareness regarding the use of recycled or salvage parts. Read More »

    • TSB #9002849

      Date Announced:
      SEP 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10139596

      Part Description: Insulator on Lever Assy Manual Valve - Valve Body - RWD Transmission Issue Description: The manual valve insulator, attaching rivet and instruction sheet are now available as a kit. Read More »

    • TSB #1801201

      Date Announced:
      MAY 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620066

      SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #081698

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600862

      INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF RADIO TRANSMITTING EQUIPMENT. *AK Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #977

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619512

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION NOTIFICATION TO CORRECT A STATEMENT IN THE VEHICLE'S OWNERS MANUAL. THIS STATEMENT INDICATES THAT CERTAIN VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN INTERLOCK BRAKE SYSTEM. THIS IS INCORRECT. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #1802002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634272

      FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #180397

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51270

      ERRONEOUS MIL ILLUMINATION/DRIVEABILITY IMPROVEMENTS- DOWNSTREAM 02 SENSOR HEATER FAILURE- COLD ENGINE WARM UP SAG/HESITATION- DRIVEAWAY SAG/HESITATION- SURGE AT CONSTANT SPEEDS WITH CRUISE CONTROL- SPARK KNOCK DURING MODERATE TO HEAVY ... Read More »

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