Dodge Dakota Repair and Maintenance
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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.
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
minor crash with truck, damaged front end and replaced front clip . had it running drove a couple miles. Parked overnight and wont start again.
Truck started and ran normally. After driving thirty minutes, engine lost power, sputtered then shut off. Restarted engine, ran rough (loping) then shut off. Will not run after trying to restart it.
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.