Starting problems

Asked by Mar 18, 2016 at 02:09 PM about the 1999 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Dakota won't start, seems no spark. I turn key
off and it tries to start itself.

4 Answers

Battery is low on voltage also.

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Do you have any engine codes. If so you can get them scanned at Auto Zone or Advanced auto for free. Also have them test your battery. Low battery will cause strange things to engine and sensors. Most cases the crank shaft position sensor is the issue on starting failures.

Best Answer

No codes at all. Tried jumping it and engine only turned over, smelled gas so I figured no spark either... weird part is trying without a jump I turned key off and it tried starting itself.

My 1989 3.9 does the same trys to fire when key comes back to run position. Did you figure out the problem?

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