1994 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Dodge Dakota
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1994 Dodge Dakota ProblemsMultiple 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.
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.
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
1994 Dodge Dakota QuestionsI put a new automatic transmission in but it still won't go into overdrive. Is there a fuse or circuit breaker for the transmission? (1 answer)
I am having issues with gas mileage. I have been getting progressively less miles since I ran out of gas.
have changed crank sensor. better but is not right