Fuel pump failures are common on higher mileage models, Resulting in a crank no start condition.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Dodge Dakota "No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump
Dodge Dakota Problem
Average Mileage: 165,579 mi (90,000 mi - 398,898 mi)
Visitor, 1992 Dodge Dakota, 105,000 mi
no power to the fuel pump, relay clicks but no power can prime mpi with a little gas and will start for a few seconds and die.
Visitor, 1994 Dodge Dakota, 140,000 mi
cranks wont start.
I may have let the gas get too low ..put in 1/2 tank...truck starts but have to keep foot on gas at times to keep it running..starts good sometimes and other times I have to hit the gas to get it going...
Visitor, 1995 Dodge Dakota, 398,898 mi
truck starts after a bit it quits after 5 minutes it starts im going again its good for about 1/2 quits