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.

Multiple Coolant Leaks

Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timing cover gasket. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of the cooling system after any repairs are made to be sure there are no other leaks.

Rerouting Ignition Coil/Spark Plug Wires Can Solve Misfire/Surge Problems

On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, rerouting the ignition coil wire and spark plug wires can help solve a misfire and/or surge problem that occurs at approximately 45 mph. A service bulletin was published that outlines the specifics of the repair. It states the rerouting procedure should be performed before other repairs are done for misfires, surging or spark knock.

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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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