rough idle

mrsingle01
20

Asked by mrsingle01 May 24, 2009 at 11:07 AM about the 2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SXT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when i have the air on and the truck is at idel or parked sometimes not all the time it idels rough like it wants to die?and when it does idel rough it backfires then it runs just fine.

2 Answers

Tony Berkshire
45

You may try some seafoam in the throttle body.. not guaranteed to work.. but its a start.. you may take the throttle body completely off and clean it.. it builds up gunk after a few years and causes rough idle.. I need to do that for mine actually, its been a while

Matthew Prinse
65

had the same problem. air does cause your vechile to increase idle, but sshould remain constant. another thing to try would be get your sensors checked. I have recentley replaced 2 and truck runs smoothly now.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Rough idle 1 answer

    My 2008 dakota has a rough idle. How do I a just it.

    2008 Dodge Dakota SXT Extended Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Rough Idle Quad Cab 3.9 V6 3 answers

    I took my truck through some mud the other day and noticed that my car had a really rough idle after. Then my exhaust started smelling like rotten eggs. Then my OBD said that I had an cyl. misfire on ...

    2001 Dodge Dakota

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does my 2008 dodge dakota idle so rough and yet it has no power loss. 2 answers

    Rough idle will even throw out a random cylinder misfire trouble code. No external vacuume leaks,new plugs,

    2008 Dodge Dakota SXT Extended Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • idle air control valve 12 answers

    location for the idle air control valve

    1998 Dodge Dakota

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Rough Idle 3 answers

    I have a 2008 Nitro At stop signs it will rough idle and lurch forward.Need info

    2008 Dodge Nitro

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Dodge Dakota Questions

Dodge Dakota Experts

#1 Justin Doucette
Justin Doucette
Reputation 530
#2 banana
banana
Reputation 500
#3 Snidely
Snidely
Reputation 490
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram Pickup 1500"
812 Great Deals out of 14,487 listings starting at $1,495
Used Ford F-150"
2,993 Great Deals out of 151,626 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma"
703 Great Deals out of 24,308 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Ranger"
374 Great Deals out of 6,785 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500"
2,519 Great Deals out of 170,471 listings starting at $650
Used Nissan Frontier"
365 Great Deals out of 21,690 listings starting at $2,750
Used Chevrolet S-10"
53 Great Deals out of 1,838 listings starting at $1,200
Used GMC Sierra 1500"
985 Great Deals out of 57,399 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Tundra"
509 Great Deals out of 25,197 listings starting at $3,495
Used Dodge Durango"
444 Great Deals out of 21,279 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram Pickup 2500"
245 Great Deals out of 5,134 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Explorer Sport Trac"
104 Great Deals out of 1,785 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 98 listings starting at $5,900
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
46 listings starting at $9,995
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 252 listings starting at $3,998
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 306 listings starting at $5,995
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 536 listings starting at $3,990