I have a 1997 Dodge Dakota with the 3.9 at speeds of 55 to 65 the rpm are running at 3400 some times up to 3800. Is this to high or is it ok. When I back off the gas it slows down fast like I have the bracks on or something.

Asked by Jul 09, 2013 at 08:35 PM about the 1996 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is this a transmission problem.

1 Answer

you may just have a carboned up EGR, or bad vacuum to the EGR...this device is supposed to engage upon deceleration and to lower the combustion temperature....is a SMOG device...and if you don't have the smog systems they've got in Calfornia, I suggest you get your trouble codes read so we can cease taking wild-ass guesses~

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Dakota Questions

Dodge Dakota Experts

#1 Samantha Brown
Samantha Brown
Reputation 1,010
#2 banana
banana
Reputation 1,000
#3 Snidely
Snidely
Reputation 850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500
440 Great Deals out of 11,517 listings starting at $700
Used Ford F-150
2,462 Great Deals out of 210,792 listings starting at $895
Used Toyota Tacoma
538 Great Deals out of 38,018 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford Ranger
179 Great Deals out of 6,264 listings starting at $1,300
Used GMC Sierra 1500
907 Great Deals out of 64,755 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet S-10
6 Great Deals out of 1,453 listings starting at $1,495
Used Dodge Ram 2500
140 Great Deals out of 5,299 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 122 listings starting at $4,999
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
89 listings starting at $6,485
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 300 listings starting at $4,500
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 366 listings starting at $3,400
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
29 Great Deals out of 595 listings starting at $1,500