96 Dodge Dakota 3.9 liter V6

Cassie Cox

Asked by Sep 12, 2015 at 03:40 PM about the 1996 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 96 Dodge Dakota was backfiring,skipping and sometimes shutting off.
never had problems before. changed plugs,wires,distributor cap, rotary
button,crankshaft sensor. Had fuel injection cleaned expensive gas treatment
used. it would still run but skipped a little then the other day i got in it and it
wouldn't crank. any ideas?

2 Answers


check you battery volts. is there a check eng light on if so get the codes read check your fuel pressure

Cassie Cox

not check engine light is on now when it was on i had it checked and was misfiring on several cylinders that's when i started the overhaul as i call it. i'll check the battery voltage,but it was fine until the other day.

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