1999 Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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1999 Dodge Dakota ProblemsRerouting 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.
clearcoat coming off have noticed quite afew dodge dakotas with this problem
Fuel pump failures are common on higher mileage models, Resulting in a crank no start condition.
1999 Dodge Dakota Questions99 dodge dakota.5 speed...,my left turn signal blinks really fast. (1 answer)
I changed the bulb, and still blinks very fast , the right turn signal work fine. can anyone tell me what i need to do?
Bought my 1999 Dakota with 5.2 for a work truck. It has 170000 miles. Had an issue with turn signal wiring being pinched under the gas tank that has been fixed. I have replace the map, IAC, and the throttle control module. It recently started sputtering sounding like its missing. Also when proble...
the dam thing dies driving at any speed sometimes it will start right back up other times I have to weight till it cools down I replaced the cam sensor already?
1999 Dodge Dakota RecallsRecall 01V119000
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.