1996 dakota sport will only start when i pump accelerator then stalls


Asked by Jan 25, 2014 at 03:12 PM about the 1996 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer


Possible your idle air control valve is either dirty or faulty. Could also be dirty throttle plate. Will it stay running if you feather the gas pedal? If so check into the IAC valve.

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