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Plymouth Valiant (1967 - 1970)


Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Plymouth Valiant, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Plymouth Valiant. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Plymouth Valiant can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Dodge Dart and Plymouth Valiant Haynes Repair Manual covering Dodge Dart, Demon, Plymouth Valiant, Duster with 6 cylinder engines for 1967 thru 1976 and Barracuda for 1967 thru 1969 (Note #30050 Dodge RWD supercedes book #30025 for coverage of years ’71 thru ’76)

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Engine
Chapter 2: Cooling system
Chapter 3: Fuel and emission control systems
Chapter 4: Ignition system
Chapter 5: Clutch
Chapter 6: Manual and automatic transmissions
Chapter 7: Driveshaft
Chapter 8: Rear axle
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Electrical system and wiring diagrams
Chapter 11: Suspension and steering
Chapter 12: Bodywork and underframe

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The third-generation Plymouth Valiant was very similar to the sister Dodge Dart, albeit with a different wheelbase. The company dropped the hard-top, drop-top and station wagon versions to concentrate on the two- and four-door sedans. It’s 2.8-liter six-cylinder engine produced 115hp. Over the course of the next couple of years, visual tweaks were relatively minor, as were internal changes. In 1970, a new 3.2-liter six-cylinder engine appeared. In 1971, the Plymouth Valiant Scamp appeared, and was basically a Dodge Dart Swinger with different badges. In 1974 the Valiant became a rebadged Dart in its entirety, and continued largely unchanged until it was deleted two years later. At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Plymouth repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Plymouth Valiant repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car.