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1990 Dodge Dakota Question: My 1990 Dodge Dakota is hard to start

 

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msblondie427, 3.9L V6, Chattanooga, TN, June 13, 2011, 08:25
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My 1990 Dodge Dakota is hard to start i hav to try at least 6 or 7 times before it will actually start and then it sounds like it has a miss.i eve sprayed carb cleaner in it then it starts right up.

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    June 13, 2011, 11:53
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    If it starts right up on carb cleaner then I'd suspect there's a fuel pressure problem. Get someone to put a test fuel pressure gauge on it and see if the fuel pump and pressure regulator are OK.
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