My dodge Dakota keeps missing and I've replaced everything like distributor cap and rotor button and spark plugs and wires and batterie cable terminals and fuel pump i need help what is the problem

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Asked by Nov 28, 2015 at 07:27 PM about the 1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr R/T Sport Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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01.does it miss all the time???under a load???same temp??? fuel pump pressure....??? ? ?if you have changed checked everything...do a compression check....

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Check engine not on light ? Usually comes on when engine has a miss fire.

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Rerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems on Dodge Dakota : http://repairpal.com/rerouting-ignition-coilspark-plug-wires-can-solve-misfiresurge-problems-272 - also make sure the coil is good, no cracks (especially along the underside) that can let moisture in and cause the random misfire.

It might be the coil pack for the firing mechanism you can find it close to your distributor cap

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Check engine light is on I'm starting to think it is the ecm I forgot to mention I put a ignition coil on it but i put JE pistons in my truck didn't even change the compression ratio so I know it isn't a compression problem

18,550

Have the code or codes read most likely will tell you

18,550

What is causing the miss.

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Auto parts store like advanced auto or auto zone will read the code for you at no charge.

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