why does my truck only go 10 miles an hour


Asked by Jul 04, 2015 at 04:07 PM about the 1998 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my engine light is on and my truck will only go 10 miles an hour

5 Answers


This could be a number of issue,s,clogged fuel filter,plugs,timing off,clogged converter,just to name a few,but the best way to know the issue is have it scanned to get code narrow it down.

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Or it just be transmission is gone

David Morris

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Scott Witt Sr.

More than likely you converter is clogged that is what was wrong with my brothers 2001 Dodge Ram 2500

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