1993 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Dodge Dakota
- I would like to know if the v6 magnum engine can handle 3600 lbs camper?
- my transmission shifts fine but want go into overdrive what do i check first
- replaced the computer in my truck and now it wont start why?
- my abs and emergency brake lights are flashing, I have replaced the RWAL module, the rear wheel anti-lock valve module, RWAL speed sensor, the wheel cylinders, and I have looked and reconnected as many grounds as I could find under the hood. Suggestions?
- I have a 318 max I pulled trany replaced front seal now motor wont run
1993 Dodge Dakota Problems
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.
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.
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.
1993 Dodge Dakota Questions
i need serious help!! I am driving across country with the v6 magnum engine in a 93 dakota. rwd just bought it used and i dont know anything about this truck. I think the engine was rebuilt because there is only 15000 miles on it. it seems to run well but the brake system doesnt seem too sturdy. ...
Ireplaced cranksensor an it started run like crap an replace sparkplug &wires co2sensor allsensors around the carb. still runs bad.HELP ME
In the last few years I have had a problem with my 93 Dakota (318),not wanting to start. At times I could move the shifter out of gear than back and it would start. After taking to mechanic(s) I had the coil changed, new batteries and new battery terminals. Today was no different. Went and exchan...
1993 Dodge Dakota Recalls
1993 Dodge Dakota Reviews
I bought my 1993 Dodge Dakota 6 cylinder 3.9 almost a year ago and have never been happier with a used vehicle. I can not stop myself from saying out loud that, " I fricken love this truck" nearly every time I drive it. I have had to do the little things, serpentine belt, plugs & wires, cap & rotor, nothing big. I am certainly no mechanic, but have had no problem working on this truck. The engi...
I freakin love this truck. Bought it off my grandpa for $500 summer 07, 116k miles. Now spring '11, almost 150k and engine still running strong- 180hp V6 beats my boyfriend's 410hp supercharged V8 2001 Tundra off the line but he's got me on top speed. Hauled about 1000lbs in the bed thru the NC/TN mountains like it was nothing, Drove nonstop loaded down 26hrs from NC to CO when I moved and it h...
4x4 HD v8. AC failed at under 100K. Current mileage 204,000. original engine/trans. No major drive train problems. Radio failed at about 100K. Mechanically very reliable. Steering very loose since about 125K.