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The Dodge Dakota, manufactured from 1997 to 2004, represented a mid-sized pickup truck that aimed to bridge the gap between compact and full-size trucks. This generation of the Dakota was characterized by its rugged and versatile design, making it a popular choice among truck enthusiasts and practical buyers alike. It featured various cab styles, including regular, extended, and crew cab options, catering to various needs. One notable feature was its available V8 engine, providing robust towing capabilities and performance. The Dakota also introduced innovations like the Quad Cab with rear-hinged back doors for easier access to the rear seats. With its comfortable interior, capable payload, and towing capacities, and the option of both two-wheel and four-wheel drive, the 1997-2004 Dodge Dakota offered a well-rounded package for those searching for a versatile and dependable mid-sized pickup truck.

Dodge Dakota specifications, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 3.7L 6-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 25 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.7L 6-Cylinder: 0.044’’

Engine 4.7L 8-Cylinder SOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain plug torque: 20 ft-lbs
  • Oil capacity: 5.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.7L 8-Cylinder : 0.044’’


  • Capacity:
    • Regular/Club Cab, 87 Octane W/ ORVR : 20 gal (76L)
    • Regular/Club, 87 Octane  W/O ORVR: 22 gal (83 L)
    • Quad Cab, 87 Octane:24 gal (91.0L)


  • Type: Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) P/N 5011764AB or equivalent
  • Capacity: 17 gal (16.0L)

Automatic Transmission

  • Type: Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Manual Transmission (NV 3500)

  • Type: Mopar Manual Transmission Fluid, part number 4874464

Transfer Case

  • Type: Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Front and Rear Axles

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Multipurpose Type, GL-5 Gear Lubricant.

 Limited-Slip Rear Axles

  • Type: Mopar limited slip additive. Four (4) ounces (118 ml) should be added to the gear lubricant whenever a fluid change is made.

Rear Axle Fluid for Trailer Towing

  • Type: For all trailer towing or heavy-duty applications, replace the factory fill

rear axle fluid with Mopar Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-140 (MS-8985)

Brake Master Cylinder

  • Type: Mopar DOT 3 and SAE J1703 should be used. If DOT 3 brake fluid is not available, then DOT 4. Use only recommended brake fluids.

Power Steering Reservoir

  • Type: Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Steering Linkage

  • Type: Mopar Multi-Mileage Lubricant 5

Ball Joints

  • Type:  Mopar Multi-Mileage Lubricant 5



  • 2.5 L AMC straight-4 engine I4
  • 2.5 L 425 OHV I4 Diesel (Brazil)
  • 3.9 L Magnum V6
  • 5.2 L Magnum V8
  • 5.9 L Magnum V8
  • 4.7 L Magnum V8
  • 3.7 L Magnum V6


  • 4-speed 42RE automatic
  • 4-speed 44RE automatic
  • 4-speed 46RE automatic
  • 4-speed 45RFE automatic
  • 5-speed 545RFE automatic
  • 5-speed NV1500 manual
  • 5-speed NV3500 manual
  • 5-speed AX-15 manual

Fuel Consumption

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 881L
  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 168
  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb: 
    • 3157-SCK
    • 3157
  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb: 9007LL

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 
    • 3157-SCK
    • 3157
  • Brake Light Bulb: 
    • 3157-SCK
    • 3157
  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 921
  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168
  • Parking Light Bulb:
    •  3157-SCK
    • 3157
  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: 
    • 3157-SCK
    •  3157
  • Tail Light Bulb: 
    • 3157-SCK
    • 3157

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 578
  • Luggage Compartment Light Bulb: 921
  • Map Light Bulb: 192