Exhaust manifold bolts commonly break, exhaust manifold gaskets should be replaced and replace bolts as needed.
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2007 Dodge Dakota
2007 Dodge Dakota Problems
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.
A clunk or popping sound heard while turning may mean the intermediate steering shafts need realignment. Replacement of the upper intermediate shaft may be necessary.
If the automatic transmission intermittently stays in second gear (will not shift into a higher gear), restarting the engine may fix the condition temporarily. Updated software for the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) can solve this concern.
Under certain conditions, some models may shift into neutral even though reverse is selected with the gear selector. A software update to the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) will allow reverse engagement as long as the transmission has sufficient hydraulic pressure.
2007 Dodge Dakota Recalls (Recent)
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On vehicles with an automatic transmission, software in the powertrain control module (PCM) can cause the drive wheels to lock briefly when the transmission is shifted to neutral and back to drive at speeds over 40 MPH. If the drive wheels lock, loss of vehicle control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the PCM free of charge. The recall began October 2, 2006. The Chrysler recall number if F43.
2007 Dodge Dakota Questions and Answers
THE FLOW OF THE AIR CONDITIONING IS VERY SMALL, EVEN IN THE MAXIM SPEED OF THE BLOWER
my engine light came on so i took my truck to Auto Zone they ran a diagnostic on it told me my camshaft sensor was bad,but could'nt tell me where it was located . I see one thing that could ...
P0305 Which one is no 5 cyl
mileage has gone down, I have 46000 miles and have done everything I can think of to make it better except the PCV.