2001 Dodge Dakota won't stay running


Asked by Aug 19, 2014 at 02:49 PM about the 2001 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2001 Dodge Dakota with the same problem it starts but take your foot off the gas and it dies. I have replaced the PCM and the IAC also took the throttle control motor off and replaced the gasket and cleaned it all up. I have replaced the battery took the distributor cap off and rotor checked them wiped them off and it still will not run . Any help would be appreciated

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Did you replace the TPS?Throttle position sensor


Yes I did It wound up being the PCV IT was bad once we replaced that the truck ran like a champ. Thank you for your help

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