Why does my 1988 dodge Dakota se, turn off sometimes when I put it on reverse and start backing up or driving forward


Asked by Dec 18, 2013 at 12:53 AM about the 1988 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

They already change fuel filterand or fuel
pump . basically i know itvhas nothing to do
whit the fuel..

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the motor mounts and/or transmission mounts have it so reverse causes a high-tension wire to short....kaput...so take a look at the motor mounts with a woodblock and floorjack...when they separate....replace them...problem solved~ https://www.google.com/#q=1988+Dodge+Dakota+motor+mounts&tbm=s hop

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like less than 8 bucks...c'mon, man~

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Thanks hopefully that's the issue. ..what u think about putting a diesel engine on it I already seen a trucknlike mines on you tube whit a Cummins 4bt

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they've got glow plugs are noisy and smelly...and slow....but if power is what ye need, 'tis the one to pull the load~



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