88 Dakota 3.9, recent tuneup, timing chain tensioner, fuel filter, idles fine but will not accelerate.


Asked by Aug 03, 2014 at 05:04 PM about the 1988 Dodge Dakota STD Standard Cab SB

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88 Dakota 3.9, recent tuneup, timing chain tensioner, fuel filter, idles fine but will not accelerate.

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-Check timing marks?

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