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My Starter Doesnt Line Up With The Flywheel

so i have a 97 dodge Dakota inline 4 cyl that the piston blew and i received a 95 jeep Cherokee motor to replace it with. Now the Dakota is a manual and the jeep was automatic so i swapped the fly whe...


Mis Fires

my 2007 v8 dodge dakota 4x4 started misfiring and then the service engine light came on. the computer showed it had a bad fuel injecter, so I replaced it. The truck ran good for about a week then it s...

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Runs A High Rev

Put into drive and it runs with high rev,like the choke is on.hit the pedal and doesnt rev down.if it gets up to fourth gear it revs down...


Truck Won't Crank Until Many Key Cycles

I own a 1998 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L that started acting up last spring. I would go out to start it in the mornings but it would not start of the first few tries, it wouldn't even crank. I could hear t...


Why Won't My Truck Start?

I installed a new transmission into my 1996 dodge dakota today. After bolting it into place, I hooked up the battery to it. I tried to start, but the engine did not turnover. The only that happened...

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2006 Dodge Dakota 4.7 L 4x4 Transmission Issues

When my transmission is cold it reacts and shifts normally. But when its warm it feels like its slipping from a dead stop and at highway speeds like 60mph it feels like it drops out of over drive an...


91 Dodge Dakota Electrical Problem?

My 91 dakota 5.2 4x4 will usually start and run fine. When it does run I can drive into town( about 30 miles). I park it and when I go to leave (could be 30 min to 4 hrs later it will start then d...


Does Anyone Have Any Thoughts

On my 97 Dodge Dakota it will start when the engine in completely cooled down and I can drive it all day long with out any problems but when I turn it off it will not start back up until it compl...

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Tony Fabre

1992 Dakota 3.9 4x4


How To Remove A 1996 Dodge Dakota Door Window?

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What Causes A 94 Dodge Dakota V8 To Surge, Sputter & Go Dead?

My 94 Dodge Dakota Sport V8 to start up and run great when the engine is cold or cooled down, then after it warms up it will surge, sputter and when you take your foot off the gas or come to a stop ...

Tyler Huntley

I Have A 1995 Dodge Dakota The Cigarette Lighter Does Not Work I Need Get I...

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My 2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7l V6 Sxt Must Have A High Rpm When Shifting Into Fi...

When engine is cold the truck needs to be revved up in order for it to catch and start moving, once its warm it shifts perfectly

Chris Browning

Fog Lights

I have fog lights but there is no switch that I can find to turn them on any body know how to get them on 2000 dodge dakota


Goes Into Gear Will Not Move In Any Gear

Edward Krawiec

Starting Problems

My Dakota won't start, seems no spark. I turn key off and it tries to start itself.

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Dalton West

I Have A Headlight Issue.

Both headlights work however they both only work in high. In low beams my driver side light won't come on. I feel like a douche for having my brights on all the time to prevent being pulled over. An...

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