Rough engine idle @ stop light. On take off it dies or slowly putts away &usually dies again¦>( RPM it likz then it goes. SOMEONE HELP CLOSE 2 LOSING NEW JOB & NEW HOME

Asked by Mar 29, 2014 at 10:06 AM about the Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

PLZZZ... HELP..¦}) Hav 1990 dakota WZ very reliable. NOW When i hit
a Red lit w/in 10+ min of driving it acts like it wants 2 die  unless i'm
in neutral while flooring gas pedle til Grn lght. When lght trns green i
hav 2 drp in2 driv while screeching new tires. Few dumy lghts flash
4 a sec. while truck is deciding 2 die or not. Somtims truk putts then
dies. If i'm luky it keps putting threw lght. Then once it hits certan
RPMs and/or speed it runs great. PLZ HELP I'M GETTING READY 2
LOSE NEW JOB AND NEW HOUSE. Each time i think its fixed its
happens again on the way 2 work ¦>(    PLZ HELP!!!!!!
P.S... THIS TRUCK HAS A THROTTLE BODY =
(1/2CARB., 1/2FUEL INJECTOR)

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Any lights on the dash? Might be transmission related. Sorry I can't help further, it could be any number of things. My someone else on this site can help. I'd have it looked/diagnosed by a local mechanic.

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