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.
Fuel pump failures are common on higher mileage models, Resulting in a crank no start condition.
Dodge Dakota QuestionsWhile towing a 4000 lbs travel trailer, the truck will miss or "spudder".. (1 answer)
The check engine light is on. When this is a happens the engine light will flash off and on and the engine will loose power until I put it I 2 second gear. (automatic) and keep the rpm up to 4000 or better. I know this is hard on the engine and transmission. Looking for suggestions. I suspect...
This has been going on for about 4 years . Me and my hubby done rebuild most of the engine minus the block! But this is very frustrating if anyone has any ideas I'm all ears!! Thank you!
Dodge Dakota RecallsDriver's Front Air Bag Defect
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.
The clutch ignition interlock switch can fail due to broken return springs. A failed switch can cause the engine not to start or the vehicle to move unexpectedly when trying to start the engine. Dealers will replace the clutch ignition interlock switch to correct this concern.