2000 DODGE DURANGO


Owners Manual
Factory Service Manual

        Current Specs. as of 11:40 AM 1/4/2014

MODIFICATIONS/UPGRADES: Fastman 52mm TB; K&N FIPK, SCT Custom Tuner; Amsoil everywhere but in the Transmission (for now)

STOCK SPECS:

Engine: OHV 16v 5.9L (360CID), V8, 250hp, 350lbs ft. of torque, 8.9:1 compression
        Note: This engine's PCM requires that it burn 91 octane fuel; similar to the 1998 Jeep GC Ltd
                Currently tuned for 87 Octane (SCT), running 87 pump fuel
52mm Fastman TB

Bore & Stroke: 4.00" x 3.58"
Crankcase: 4.7L (5 quarts)
Transfer case: NV242 full time
0-60 mph: 8.1 seconds stock, 7.6 seconds estimated with mods
1/4 mile: 16.18 seconds, 15.75 estimated with mods
Rear Axle: 3.92, 9.25" 12 bolt
Wheels: 17 x 8.5 JJ alloy R/T spec (stock)
Tires: BF Goodrich Long Trail T/As all Season P275/60R17 Load rating of 2322lbs (110S) for each tire
Full size spare tire (Wrangler HP P275/60R17) with jack and matching wheel
GVWR: 6400lbs
Payload: 1528lbs (maximum, including driver!)
Doors: 4 (5 inc. hatch)
Battery: 690CCA (stock was 750CCA)
Transmission: 4 speed auto - stock (tow package)
Transmission type/ratios: 46RE - 1st 2.45:1, 2nd 1.45:1, 3rd 1.00:1, 4th 0.69:1, REV 2.20:1
Final Drive Ratios: 46RE - 1st 9.604, 2nd 5.684, 3rd 3.920, 4th 2.7048, REV 8.624
Cooling system: stock (tow package)
Stereo: Infinity system (stock deck/amp), upgraded door speakers to JBL (OEM speakers were all blown after 10 years!)
Current Odometer: 249 000kms
Cruise Control
Tilt Steering
Tachometer
220km/h speedometer

Max Speed acheived (passing only): 185km/h; tire speed limited
Avg. Cruise Speed: 90 - 110km/h @ 1750 - 2100rpm
U.S. Cruise Speed: 75mph (121km/h) @ 2210rpm
Best peak MPG steady cruising (cruise control off): 18.8mpg (US) @ 55mph (89km/h) 1680rpm
Average overall MPG since 2004: 14.3
Worst city/highway MPG: 8.4
Worst off-road MPG: 3.4

Power, heated mirrors
60/40 Folding Split Rear Seat
Third Row Seat
7 Passenger Seating Capacity
Averages 340-540km per tank, city/highway. Normal fill up is between 75-85L. Winter driving decreses mileage by approx 18% (warm that engine and spin those tires!).
Ground Clearance: 8.8" minimum
Layout -- front engine, full time AWD, 4HI,N, 4LO mode
Factory Towing Package (includes power steering cooling, engine cooling, transmission cooling and larger batt and alt.)

Vehicle wheelbase: 115.9"
Vehicle length: 193.3"
Width/Height/Min. Ground Clearance: 71.5/72.3/7.9"
Steering: power recirc. ball/15.4:1
Curb weight: 4760lbs.
Fuel capacity: 25US gal. (94.5L); average fill up 80L


Specifications from Car & Driver (US Specs)
DODGE DURANGO R/T

Vehicle type: front-engine, 4-wheel-drive full time, 5-passenger, 5-door wagon
Price as tested: US $34,890

Price and option breakdown: base Dodge Durango R/T (includes $560 freight), $34,340; Trailer Hitch package, $275; Heavy-Duty Service package (includes trans-mission cooler, power-steering cooler, and 750-amp battery), $240; engine-block heater, $35
Major standard accessories: power steering, windows, seats, and locks; front and rear A/C (my rear A/C has been disconnected and the line removed; cruise control; tilting steering wheel; rear defroster and wiper

Sound system: Chrysler/Infinity AM/FM-stereo radio/ cassette/CD player, 8 speakers. All door speakers upgraded in 2009-2010 with Boston Acoustic units.

ENGINE

Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .V-8, iron block and heads
Bore x stroke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.00 x 3.58 in, 101.6 x 90.9mm

Displacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360 cu in, 5893cc
Compression ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.9:1

Engine-control system . . . DaimlerChrysler JTEC with port fuel injection
Emissions controls . . . . . . .3-way catalytic converter, feedback air-fuel-ratio control, EGR

Valve gear . . . . . . pushrods, 2 valves per cylinder, hydraulic lifters
Power (SAE net) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .250 bhp @ 4200 rpm

Torque (SAE net) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Redline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5250 rpm

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4-speed automatic with lockup torque converter

Final-drive ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92:1, limited slip Transfer-gear ratios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .L, 2.72:1; H, 1.00:1

Gear Ratio Mph/1000 rpm (L/H) Max. test speed (L/H)
I 2.45 3.3/9.0 17/47 mph (5250/5250 rpm)
II 1.54 5.2/14.3 28/75 mph (5250/5250 rpm)
III 1.00 8.1/22.0 42/115 mph (5250/5250 rpm)
IV 0.69 11.7/31.8 61/115 mph (5250/3600 rpm)

DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES

Wheelbase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116.0 in
Track, F/R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63.0/62.9 in

Length . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193.3 in
Width . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71.5 in

Height . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72.9 in
Frontal area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29.5 sq ft

Ground clearance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.9 in
Curb weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4926 lb

Weight distribution, F/R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55.0/45.0%
Fuel capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.0 gal

Oil capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.0 qt
Water capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.3 qt

CHASSIS/BODY
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . full-length frame with rubber-isolated body

Body material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . welded steel stampings INTERIOR

SAE volume, front seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 cu ft
rear seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 cu ft

cargo volume, seats up/folded . . . . . . . . . 19/88 cu ft
Practical cargo room, length of pipe . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141.0 in

largest sheet of plywood . . . . . . . . . . . . .45.0 x 81.0 in
no. of 10x10x16-in boxes, seats in/out . . . . . . . . . . 20/41

Front seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . bucket
Seat adjustments . . .fore and aft, seatback angle, front height, rear height, lumbar support

Restraint systems, front . . . . . .manual 3-point belts, driver and passenger front airbags
rear . . . . . . . . . . manual 3-point belts, center lap belt

SUSPENSION

F: . . . . ind, unequal-length control arms, torsion bars, anti-roll bar
R: . . . . .rigid axle located by ess-shaped leaf springs, anti-roll bar

STEERING
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . rack-and-pinion, power-assisted

Turns lock-to-lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.2
Turning circle curb-to-curb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,38.9 ft

BRAKES
F: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.3 x 0.9-in vented disc

R: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.0 x 2.3-in cast-iron drum Power assist . . . . . . . . . . . . .vacuum with rear anti-lock control

WHEELS AND TIRES
Wheel size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.0 x 17 in

Wheel type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . cast aluminum
Tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Goodyear Wrangler HP, P275/60R-17

Test inflation pressures, F/R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35/41 psi
C/D TEST RESULTS

ACCELERATION Seconds (stock) Zero to 30 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.5

40 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..4.0
50 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.9
60 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.1
70 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.0
80 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14.7
90 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19.1
100 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.3
110 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38.9

Street start, 560 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.5
Top-gear acceleration, 3050 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.9

5070 mph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.9
Standing 1 /4-mile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16.3 sec @ 84 mph

Top speed (governor limited) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 mph
BRAKING

700 mph @ impending lockup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213 ft

HANDLING
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.77 g

FUEL ECONOMY

EPA city driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 mpg
EPA highway driving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 mpg

C/D-observed fuel economy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 mpg
INTERIOR SOUND LEVEL

Idle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 dBA
Full-throttle acceleration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 dBA

70-mph cruising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 dBA
70-mph coasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 dBA


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