1998 Dodge Dakota Q&A
1998 Dodge Dakota Question: After changing Plugs and wires it is missing
Changed plugs and wires the engine now misses all the time when running - Visitor
Make sure the wires are put on in the correct firing order and each end of the plug wire fully engage and seat in the distributor cap and snap properly on the spark plug. Could the gap on one of the spark plugs closed up? - patrick mannion
I had the same problem with my dakota... Try changing the cap and rotor... I changed the cap and rotor and plugs in mine and it still did it, then i did the wires and it works like new now ... So try the cap and rotor next ... My mechanic also checked the underside of the coil with a mirror and said sometimes they crack and moisture gets in there .. Try taking a look at that also... Hope this helps u with ur problem ... GLENN S. - smitty74
http://repairpal.com/rerouting-ignition-coilspark-plug-wires-can-solve-misfiresurge-problems-272 My truck is doing the same thing. I'm on my second PCM computer. And its still messing up. Check Engine light, Random stalls, no balls, I lose gas pedal response.. then it back fires. My muffler exploded yesterday on highway. Before this happened, My truck's computer reported a bad ignition coil code. I had my ignition coil replaced and ran awesome for a week.. no check engine light.. then all the sudden, the lights back. I get the backfires/stalls. Too much gas leaking into the exhaust melted my catalytic convertor. Now my muffler blew up..lol. This problem is starting to sound like a surge/short in the ignition coil wire/spark plug wires. Replacing and routing them is said to be the fix for this. Or.. cam shaft sensor, timing chain loose, bad distributor, bad ignition coil, or Fault with the PCM/ECM. - Meekimoto
I have spent nearly $3k in repairs on my truck and just have had my PCM replaced for the third time. The truck ran fine for three days. After driving for about 5 miles yesterday at highway speed ...
After truck starts it will run and restart even after temp drops again. But let it sit and get cold it wont start. i have changed cap, coil, plugs, wires, What sensor am i missing?
we have changed coil all plugs cap rotor and wires and after driving 15 miles the codes came on after reconecting the battery,do I need to cancel the codes with a computer.What else could it be.It ...
my '99 dodge dakota 3.9 starts right up in the morning and runs fine on my way to work, however, when i leave work after 8 hours, it takes about 3 tries before it turns over. It would crank slow un...