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 Problems

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

Fuel pump failures are common on higher mileage models, Resulting in a crank no start condition.

Repair Kit Available if Front Brake Caliper Bolt Threads Strip

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.

Stalling Caused by Faulty Distributor Plate

The distributor pickup plate commonly fails causing intermittent stalling, or the engine may not start (usually when the engine is hot).

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1990 Dodge Dakota Questions

no power to coil or spark from coil (1 answer)

replaced scem and coil, not getting any power from scem to coil

my 1990 Dakota 3.9 auto 2wheel dr my battery wont hold a charge, alternator is good ck. several times (1 answer)

trying to find if the engine computer charges the alternator and if I replace will it be programmed already

blowerforheat&fanworkintermitintlyfuseblockisgoodsoiscorecanitbeswitchgoingbad (2 answers)

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

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1990 Dodge Dakota Recalls

Recall 01V232000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4X2 PICKUP TRUCK CONVERTIBLES EQUIPPED WITH V6 ENGINES (BUILT FROM NOVEMBER 1988 - JUNE 1990) AND 4X2 PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH THE SHELBY PACKAGE (BUILT OCTOBER 1988 - JUNE 1989). THE FRAME CAN CRACK AT THE STEERING GEAR ATTACHMENT AND/OR THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BOLTS...
Recall 96V094000
THE FRAME CAN CRACK AT THE STEERING GEAR ATTACHMENT AND/OR THE STEERING GEAR MOUNTING BOLTS CAN FRACTURE.
Recall 89V237000
THE ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKET MAY DISLOCATE AND ALLOW AN ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE GASKET.

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1990 Dodge Dakota Reviews

my dakota is convertable and i love it it runs well stops and goes just fine

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