I have a 1997 Dodge Dakota V6 3.9 new battery and starter wont crank or start

Asked by Sep 04, 2015 at 10:09 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr STD 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

lights on inside and dash nice and bright and headlights that will blind yopu but irt still will not crank or start.

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There is a resistor normally some where on the fire wall that burns out. Common problem. It is a white rectangle porcelain block with a wire on each end. I believe this year still has it.

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