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1990 Dodge Dakota Question: 1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9 engine

 

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msblondie427, Chattanooga, TN, October 14, 2010, 17:23
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I have a 1990 Dodge Dakota with a 3.9 Engine it is hard to start but it does finally start.when it gets hot it wont start until it cools down.Heres what i have replaced.The Battery,the coil,the wires and Plugs.the ECU,the Alternator,new Distributor Cap rotary Button.whats next?

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  • Answer #1

    Superbob October 17, 2010, 17:17
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    Check for spark and fuel supply. Check the fuel pressure. The fuel pump should run for a second or so when you turn the key to 'ON.'

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    Visitor, October 17, 2010, 18:59

    It's getting fuel.someone told me it could be my starter.

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    Johnny Mopar November 08, 2010, 11:42
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    The most common failure producing the symptoms you have described is the Distributor Pickup Plate. It is located within the distributor and can be change simply by removing the Cap and Rotor and lifted out.

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    brentlindal October 12, 2011, 00:40
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    try and advance timing it should help with perform

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