1997 Dodge Dakota 2 WD V8 shut down while driving it. The fuel guage and heat gauge also stopped working at the same time.

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Asked by Aug 05, 2015 at 05:45 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1997 Dodge Dakota V8.Was driving it and it just shut down.Checked all fuses at dash
and
under hood. all look good. Checked both sides of fuse that are at the dash with Tester,
both sides show good on all but one fuse. It reads 5A Illum. checked both side of fuse
but
no power. I suspect computer problems.How can I check for this problem? What could
the problem be?

2 Answers

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A mechanic can read the codes and can help you out further with this.

15

I checked it with my meter, but it keeps showing link error.

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