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Ted Weaver
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Idle Trouble When Cold

Hey guys, with just a few more miles away from pushing the 150,000 mark, my 2003 3.9L dakota has thrown me a curve ball. When it starts up on a cold morning, it starts, but idles very very low and fl...

1,191 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
wctdodge1
0

Heater Blower Fan

My daughters heater blower fan stopped working (-32 Celsius) and we have replaced the heater blower resistor, the under dash 30amp fuse is ok but when i check for power at the plug for the resistor w...

1,406 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
alibabba
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Where Can I Find A Diagram Of My Tilt Column?

steering wheel flops around like a noodlesupposedly theres 4 bolts inside that may have come loose..have bought two pullers just to get ignition removal point..and cant find release pin for that..plus...

1,170 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
binary100100
5

P1281: Cat Efficiency Below Threshold (bank I)

I recently took my Dakota for an emissions test in Califonia and it failed the functional test. Didn't know that having a check engine light is an immediate failure else I would not have spent the $4...

1,255 views with 11 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
SpyroD123
15

Rough Idle Quad Cab 3.9 V6

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 ...

893 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
sueg
0

Vacuum Schematics For 1993 Dakota V6 3.9l

My son is stuck in a small town in Georgia and his truck is stuck at a very high idle, so high that the engine is overheating when they start it and he is concerned he is going to blow the engine. He...

1,036 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Babsnpanchob
0

Acceleration Problems

We just purchased a 98 Dakota and it is having an acceleration problem. It does it only sporadically. when our mechanic hooked it up, he found that someone had disconnected some wires under the dash...

677 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Needamiracle
0

Security System Override

Security system is set on the truck and the fobs do not work. The CTM was just replaced and the fobs had not been reprogrammed. Can't use the truck until the fobs can be reprogrammed and can't do than...

697 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Glenn Moran
5

1994 Dakota Sport Horn Not Working

I checked fuse, relay, connections, brass contacts and can't figure it out. I want it back now, i have wanted to honk at so many assholes.

269 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
nancytim94
10

I Have A 1995 Dodge Dakota Which Was Built In Late 1994 And Will Not Start

We replaced the coil and then the distributor cap, replacing the dist. cap made it run but it quit again after a day. I have been told there is an inline fuse, where is it located and could this be th...

1,172 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)
moron
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Truck Won't Start {4.7} Fuel Gage Shows Empty - But Full.

My odometer reading changes to - No bu5 & the check engine lite & low fuel lites come on. Any idea what the No bu5 code means ? I'm getting ready to drop the tank & change out the sensor/ pump unit...

2,026 views with 6 answers (last answer 10 months ago)
123Donut
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2004 Dakota Drifts In And Out Of Overdrive

This low mileage 2004 has had this problem since new. It is a V6 with automatic. The vehicle starts off normally going through the gears and into overdrive. Two miles (or 10 miles) down the road the...

717 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
TammyTude
0

Engine Idle Fluctuation -what Can Cause This?

Can bad gas cause your rpms to flucuate? say from 700 to 1200 and then back down to 700 repeatedly? What are other possible causes?

1,069 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
nickfish
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98 Dakota Clutch

i just got my clutch replaced and when you push it it makes a loud click and also when released. anyone know what that is???

134 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
dakotatruck
0

Gas Gauge

The fuel gauge does not move after truck is started, stays on empty. What does this mean? yes i put gas in it.

654 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
WALT4535
0

Bad ! Bad ! Smell From A/c

HAVE TERRIBLE SMELL FROM A/C ESPECIALLY WHEN ON COOL/CIRCULATE. HAVE TRIED FEBREEZE, BLEACH SOLUTION,AND LYSOL, ALL INJECTED INTO THE INTAKE COWL. WHERE IS COOLING COIL LOCATED?FEEL THAT IF ME OR MY M...

674 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
ge
5

Engine Light

Why is the check engine light on? We repaired a vacuum leak, light came on again within 200 km. Truck runs fine otherwise.

129 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
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