Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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Dodge Dakota ProblemsEngine problems due to intermittent connection in crank position sensor wire connector
On the 3.9L V6 and 5.2L V8, an intermittent connection in the crank position sensor wire connector can cause poor engine performance or the engine may crank but not start.
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.
Fuel pump failures are common on higher mileage models, Resulting in a crank no start condition.
Dodge Dakota Questionswhere is the camshaft sensor loacted (1 answer)
not even sure this is what is wrong, we already changed the crank sensor and still will not start, code came up as p0340 after we had changed the crank, which at first it said the crank
what more can you said when the air bag ligthstays on
I put gas inside throttle but still won't start
Dodge Dakota RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
Upon deployment the driver's front airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this recall supersedes, in part, recall #14V-354.