1993 Dodge Dakota Overview

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1993 Dodge Dakota Overview

The Dodge Dakota dealt in firsts. It was the first pickup with rack and pinion steering. The first mid-size pickup with a V8 engine. And in 1993, the first pickup of any size to get four-wheel anti-lock brakes.

Other than the optional ABS and resdesigned front seats, the 1993 Dodge Dakota didn't mess with the success it had with its 1992 models. Available in both regular cab (6.5-foot and 8-foot beds), extended Club Cab (6.5-foot bed), and Sport models, characterized by a roof-bar with lights and body-colored fenders and grille, all models came standard 2WD and 5-speed manual transmission, with optional 4WD and 4-speed automatic.

Engine choices ranged from the 2.5-liter, 99-horsepower, to the 3.9-liter, 180-horsepower, to the mopar-like V8, which rated at 230-horsepower, guaranteeing drivers to be first off the line not only against any full-size pickup, but, with a little tuning, many a street racer out there today.

Owners love the handling and sturdiness of the Dakota pickup, as well as the power of the V8. The 3.9-liter gets some complaints of sluggishness. And while they praise the comfort of the roomy cab, most feel the rear back seat (a generous term) is cramped and not made for human use.

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Over Fueling

I have a 1993 Dodge Dakota 2wd with a 3.9 liter engine. It is getting to much fuel and floods out. The only way to start it is to hold the gas pedal to the floor. Once it starts it will die as soon ...

Why Will It Wont Start

No fire to the coil changed the plus amd wires crank good but not turning over .. sombody spilled something in my floorborad by the firewall getting it very wet and the glove box and door ...

Towing Capacity

what is the towing capacity of a 93 Dakota with an automatic transmission and v8 engine?

1993 Dodge Dakota

I have a 1993 dodge Dakota. .it won't crank or do nothing.i need help.it is not the spark plugs.because i checked them.

What Do I Fix

I have no fire coming out of the distributor I changed all the electronic parts even the Distributor wiring harness and everything I've got 12 volts constant when I turn the key on to the bottom o...