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Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 12-08-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By RalphP
Pick up a ferengi and a klingon profanity book. ...

Pick up a ferengi and a klingon profanity book. It helps if you can cuss in more than one language. :)

Seriously - consider doing the evaporator, blower motor, and for a 2000, the resistor...
Forum: Driveline 12-05-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By RalphP
How long since the last fluid and filter change...

How long since the last fluid and filter change and band adjustment?

(Presuming the 42RE's bands are adjustable - I don't know about when they went to the REs, I know the RH bands are adjustable)...
Forum: 2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics 12-03-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By RalphP
Check your blower motor resistor for the fan...

Check your blower motor resistor for the fan speed.

Check all your vacuum lines for the "only on defrost".

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 11-24-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By RalphP
Same wiring, 2.2 to 5.2 . RwP

Same wiring, 2.2 to 5.2 .

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 11-24-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By RalphP
The Haynes is worse than useless for wiring. ...

The Haynes is worse than useless for wiring.

The factory service manual is ace for it, though.

I would PRESUME it's the same 1987-1996, since it's basically the same for my 1988 (which I have...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Body and Interior Problems & Questions 11-24-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By RalphP
You're welcome. Hint: If you're doing your...

You're welcome.

Hint: If you're doing your own work, you really SHOULD have the factory service manual. Second hint: It ain't a Haynes Dakota or a Chilton Dakota.

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Body and Interior Problems & Questions 11-24-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By RalphP
From the parts list, it's P/N 4360 173. A...

From the parts list, it's P/N 4360 173.

A Google search for 4360173 or 4360 173 was not fruitful; however, PartsVoice.COM shows two vendors with one each.

Otherwise, boneyard.

Of course, you...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 11-23-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By RalphP
Before you tackle too much - take a multi meter,...

Before you tackle too much - take a multi meter, disconnect the battery negative and then the positive, then check for continuity from the alternator charge output to the battery. If you've got a...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 11-23-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By RalphP
What's the electrical problem you're having,...

What's the electrical problem you're having, rshafersr?

RwP
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 11-14-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By RalphP
Once again, grab a competent OBDII reader (and...

Once again, grab a competent OBDII reader (and once again, a ELM327 Bluetooth/OBDII adapter and a copy of Torque Free on an Android device with Bluetooth counts!) and monitor the data stream; see...
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 11-14-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By RalphP
Turn the power off, THEN check continuity to...

Turn the power off, THEN check continuity to ground. And you could easily see 5V on the input; consider. It may have a 10K resistor from 5V to the input as a pull up, and your multimeter may have...
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 11-14-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By RalphP
Don't need the DRB to read the live data if you...

Don't need the DRB to read the live data if you can do logs; dig into that and do it.

Nobody mentioned the DRB; I said a competent OBD2 reader and read live data.

(That can be a $20 ELM327...
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 11-13-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By RalphP
Step 0 - grab a copy of the factory service...

Step 0 - grab a copy of the factory service manual. (Hint: It's not a Chilton Dakota or a Haynes Dakota, but a Chrysler Corp. Dodge Division Dakota ... Bishko is the current publisher of the...
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 11-08-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By RalphP
That's one failure mode, yep. Sucking the...

That's one failure mode, yep.

Sucking the pedal down is another.

RwP
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 11-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By RalphP
Yes. You're missing that your vacuum booster...

Yes.

You're missing that your vacuum booster is messed up.

Probably damaged by brake fluid leaking around the seals in the old master cylinder causing the rubber on one of the two sides to rot...
Forum: Driveline 10-31-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By RalphP
Ah. But yah, it's not in ANY gear save park...

Ah.

But yah, it's not in ANY gear save park or not-park if the motor isn't running; all not-park are equal to neutral due to no hydraulic fluid being pumped around.

RwP
Forum: Driveline 10-30-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By RalphP
Swapped the OD on the transmission, or added an...

Swapped the OD on the transmission, or added an additional one?

Since you had overdrive already ...

I'd have it out of park so I could turn the drive shaft; it doesn't matter what gear the...
Forum: Driveline 10-30-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By RalphP
Hidden1 - Your post makes no sense. OD,...

Hidden1 - Your post makes no sense.

OD, park, drive - that's in the TRANSMISSION. There's nothing to do with the driveshaft.

There are spring lands on the rear axle, positioning pins (a bolt...
Forum: Intake & Exhaust 10-22-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By RalphP
Sensor 2 is after the catalytic converter. ...

Sensor 2 is after the catalytic converter.

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Knowledge Base 10-21-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By RalphP
Thanks for that information! RwP

Thanks for that information!

RwP
Forum: Dodge Dakota Knowledge Base 10-21-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By RalphP
I think you're confusing the MAP sensor with a...

I think you're confusing the MAP sensor with a MAF sensor; they're not the same.

How MUCH pressure is there on the fuel rails? If it's not adequate (I THINK about 35PSI but am not sure - check...
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 10-20-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By RalphP
Those may be good rotors. I'm partial to...

Those may be good rotors. I'm partial to ThermoQuiet ceramic pads myself.

Good news!

There's several good, better, even better, fantastic, and did-you-want-change-from-that-dime choices...
Forum: Wheels, Tires & Brakes 10-20-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By RalphP
I presume you've got a 2WD. For a 1993, from...

I presume you've got a 2WD.

For a 1993, from the factory service manual:

"(6) Tighten the nut to 41-54 NM (30-40 lb/ft) torque to preload bearing while rotating the hub/rotor. Stop hub/rotor...
Forum: Computers and Powertrain Control Modules 10-17-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By RalphP
It could be almost ANY ground on the truck; but...

It could be almost ANY ground on the truck; but usually not only where the computer grounds to the chassis, but also where the negative cable grounds to the block and/or the chassis, or any or all of...
Forum: Suspension 10-16-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By RalphP
Yes, yes, and yes. Reduces gasoline mileage...

Yes, yes, and yes.

Reduces gasoline mileage slightly, makes it more tippy, makes it more apt to roll in corners, and makes it generally less safe.

RwP
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