1990 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Dodge Dakota
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1990 Dodge Dakota ProblemsSteering Knuckle Repair Kit Available if Threads Strip Near Caliper Mounts
If the threads strip where the front brake caliper mounts to the steering knuckle, a steering knuckle repair kit is available. A new steering knuckle is not normally necessary.
The distributor pickup plate commonly fails causing intermittent stalling, or the engine may not start (usually when the engine is hot).
The AC/heater (HVAC) system may unexpectedly switch to the defrost mode when accelerating. This system is operated by engine vacuum and should be inspected for any vacuum leaks if this problem develops. There is also a revised vacuum check valve available to address this concern.
1990 Dodge Dakota Questionsno power to coil or spark from coil (1 answer)
replaced scem and coil, not getting any power from scem to coil
trying to find if the engine computer charges the alternator and if I replace will it be programmed already
mabey every 10 times it will work even if i leave it on as soon as i turn off car and turn on again the blower stops working can it be the blower control switch going bad