1998 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Dodge Dakota ProblemsTicking Type Noise From Exhaust Manifold Area
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.
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.
1998 Dodge Dakota QuestionsLow to no airflow out of heater ducts have heat and ac just no airflow out floor (1 answer)
Can hear blend door moving I think. Can hear blower speed up inside dash like right behind radio just nothing out floor duct
I'm not getting any throttle on my gas pedal. The speedometer isn't working either. It will go just getting no gas is seems. Got the pedal to the the floor and got nothing.
The light remained on after we got the wipers to work. Went to O'Reilly's and run a computer diagnostic in the following codes came up P0748,P0743,P0765,P0753. I NEED TO KNOW WHAT THESES CODES MEAN.PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT TO DO.
1998 Dodge Dakota RecallsChrysler Recalls 1997-2001 Models Because the Air Bag System May Become Disabled
Chrysler is recalling certain 1997-2000 Dodge Dakota, 1998-2000 Dodge Durango, and 1997-2001 Dodge Ram 1500/2500 models because sound deadening material inside the steering wheel may become dislodged and interfere with the clock spring ribbon, which can cause an open electrical circuit. An open circuit in the clock spring will illuminate the air bag warning light and disable the air bag system. With the air bag system disabled, there is an increased chance of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the clock spring to correct this concern.
Vehicles may not have adequate clearance between the left front brake tube and the power steering hose, which can cause the brake tube to wear and a brake fluid leak. Loss of brake fluid can reduce braking efficiency, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the brake tube and power steering hose for wear and replace them if necessary. A power steering bracket will be installed to insure adequate clearance between the brake pipe and power steering hose.
The rear axle vent hose may contact the rear brake hose, causing damage to the hose and a possible brake fluid leak. Brake fluid loss can result in a loss of braking efficiency, which may increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the rear brake hose for wear and worn hoses will be replaced. In addition, the rear axle vent hose will be shortened and secured to assure adequate clearance.