Asked by Josh Feb 05, 2020 at 10:18 AM about the 2003 Dodge Dakota Sport Plus Quad Cab RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ecu is trowing a code for coolant temp
sensor not getting above 180 in 3 min and my
truck wont start i replaced the whole cooling
system and tps still wont start it acts like it
wants to some times it will start and it will
run fine for a few weeks then it does it again

2 Answers


Make sure you install the correct temp thermostat. As far as the running problem,need more info.

Thats all it does after the check engine light comes on for the temp codes it will run for about a week then it crank but not start untill i unhook the battery for a few hours then it will start and run perfect for a few weeks untill the check engine light comes back on for the same codes it has a 195 degree thermostat in it only a few weeks old

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