1998 Dodge Dakota Drivetrain Repair & Service

Get Dodge Dakota Drivetrain Service

Maintain your vehicle power by maintaining your drivetrain. Firestone Complete Auto Care technicians are equipped to fix 1998 Dodge Dakota drivetrain systems. Schedule your appointment.

1998 Dodge Dakota Drivetrain Service

The drivetrain is responsible for transferring power from your Dakota's engine to its wheels. It spans the full length of your Dodge, from back to front. It’s one of your Dakota’s most complex systems and includes everything after the engine transmission: driveshafts, axles, joints, differentials, and wheels. When you tune into you 1998 Dodge Dakota drivetrain, you help maintain your vehicle’s overall power. You can help prevent repairs by checking and changing differential fluids, and lubricating bearings and gears according to Dodge's recommendations.

Dodge Dakota Drivetrain Repairs

You don't want to go to just anyone for drivetrain repair. Drivetrains for front, rear, and all-wheel-drive and 4WD vehicles are all different. You want to go to Firestone Complete Auto Care. We can take care of most 1998 Dodge Dakota drivetrain components including the CV joints, CV axles, and driveshaft. Your Dodge Dakota may need driveshaft attention if you feel vibration as your vehicle accelerates, clunks when shifting, heavy vibrations in your floorboards, or resistance when turning. It's hard to put a timeframe on drivetrain repair. The system's pieces and parts don't necessarily have a "shelf life." Your driving style and climate can have a lot to do with how the drivetrain system ages. That’s one reason it’s a wise idea to visit Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign your Dodge Dakota doesn’t drive like it used to.

How much does it cost to fix your 1998 Dodge Dakota drivetrain? Some smaller differential fixes, like gasket or seal replacement, are usually pretty affordable. Major repairs, like gear or bearing replacement, can sometimes be more expensive since they’re more labor intensive.

Questions About 1998 Dodge Dakota

When you have drivetrain problems, you have driving problems. Check out our top 1998 Dodge Dakota drivetrain Q&A below, and visit your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care with any drivetrain concerns.

  •  Can Dodge drivetrain maintenance help me save money? Yes. Servicing the drivetrain system can help you avoid more significant repairs. A bad drivetrain can put more stress on other vehicle components.
  • What are the symptoms of a damaged Dodge drivetrain system? Your Dodge Dakota drivetrain might be damaged if you notice strange noises from the rear of your vehicle, see fluid leaking, or have issues turning.
  • When should I come in for Dodge Dakota differential service? We recommend getting your differential inspected and the differential fluid changed as a part of your regular vehicle maintenance routine. Your vehicle cannot function without a differential. Differential service frequency varies from car to car.

1998 Dodge Dakota Repair

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Dodge Dakota's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1998 Dodge Dakota repairs.