2004 Dakota won't start

Asked by Jun 01, 2019 at 11:20 AM about the 2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was told him 2004 there was an engine
modification that was made from the early half to
the late half an 04 I have a 2004 Dodge Dakota 4
wheel drive motor was blown and I bought another
one and I was told that it was not starting in the
starting issue is due to I have a late half o for
motor not an early half 04 can anyone help me and
let me know if this is true or what I can do as a
quick fix

1 Answer

8,675

Hi first of all what engine do you have in it and did you replace it with a new engine or a used one from a scrape/junk yard ...if a used one did you swap all your sensors over from your engine or used the ones that came with the engine...next try unplugging the cam sensor and starting it ...if its a 4.7 some of the early heads were not machined correctly and the sensors hit the cams shorting them out

Your Answer:

Dodge Dakota Experts

  • #1
    Samantha Brown
    Reputation
    1,740
  • #2
    98DAK
    Reputation
    1,610
  • #3
    banana
    Reputation
    1,580
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500
261 Great Deals out of 6,638 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
4,718 Great Deals out of 251,055 listings starting at $990
Used Chevrolet Colorado
592 Great Deals out of 29,144 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Ranger
176 Great Deals out of 41,372 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Tacoma
955 Great Deals out of 55,068 listings starting at $800
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
4,110 Great Deals out of 157,395 listings starting at $1,490
Used Nissan Frontier
587 Great Deals out of 26,551 listings starting at $1,987
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,764 Great Deals out of 66,678 listings starting at $1,787
Used GMC Canyon
216 Great Deals out of 10,002 listings starting at $2,300
Used Chevrolet S-10
3 Great Deals out of 551 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Durango
699 Great Deals out of 26,457 listings starting at $2,800
Used Dodge Ram 2500
158 Great Deals out of 3,647 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars for Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 106 listings starting at $5,500
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
43 listings starting at $4,488
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 167 listings starting at $3,500
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 191 listings starting at $2,700
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
18 Great Deals out of 300 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.