1992 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Dodge Dakota

1992 Dodge Dakota Problems

Cam Sensor Failure Causing no Start or Stalling

On 3.7L V6 and 4.7L V8 engines the camshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to crank but not start or it can cause intermittent stalling. A failed camshaft position sensor will require replacement.

Oil leaks from valve cover, intake manifold, and timing cover gaskets

On the 3.9L V6, 5.2L V8 and 5.9L V8 the Oil leaks commonly from the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets (front and rear), timing cover gaskets, distributor O-ring, and the rear main seal area. Using fluorescent engine oil dye can be helpful in determining the source(s) of the oil leak.

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

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

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1992 Dodge Dakota Questions

When in first gear or reversing my Kota seems like shutter for a few second which caused the entire truck to shake. What could be causing this. I did a full tune up yesterday and that didn't help. Could this be a fuel issue? (1 answer)

What could be causing this. I did a full tune up yesterday and that didn't help. Could this be a fuel issue? I read that this could be caused by the C Converter or possible fuel issues, going to also replace the fuel filter soon. Once rev the truck up in first and let out the clutch it stops...

how to fix cruise control need vac line diagram (1 answer)

was repair in the past had a leak in line never worked since need to know trouble tree what to check and diagnosis

my truck died, turns over but won't start, why? ????? PLEASE HELP (2 answers)

I've replaced plugs & wires, coil, distributor cap,rotor, ignition coil.
What should I replace now please help

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1992 Dodge Dakota Recalls

Recall 00V106000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A500 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. INADVERTENT PLACEMENT OF THE SHIFT LEVER IN REVERSE CAN OCCUR WHEN THE DRIVER BELIEVES THAT THE TRANSMISSION HAS BEEN PLACED IN PARK.

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