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Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-17-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,389
Posted By carverman
The three codes you provide are really not...

The three codes you provide are really not related to each other and
can be considered 3 separate issues.

EVAP leak: loose or leaking gas cap or rubber hose on EVAP canister....
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-17-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,389
Posted By carverman
First of all the check engine light coming on and...

First of all the check engine light coming on and the high rpm hesitation are
related. You need to connect a handheld code reader to the OBDII diagnostic
connector (located at the driver's feet...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-17-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,961
Posted By carverman
With airbags, that can be triggered accidently...

With airbags, that can be triggered accidently (and very expensive to replace
too), it is best not to mess around with the wiring that connects to the airbag, IF YOU ARE NOT SURE HOW IT REALLY WORKS...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-16-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,384
Posted By carverman
Code 12: The battery has been disconnected and...

Code 12: The battery has been disconnected and the computer (ECU) has been reset.

http://www.allpar.com/fix/codes/faults/code12.html


Code 15: No signal received by the computer (ECU) from...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-16-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,961
Posted By carverman
No, if the airbag indicator light comes on and...

No, if the airbag indicator light comes on and off, it may have nothing to do
with the clockspring in the steering column,which is only to provide the electrical contacts for the driver side...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 10-14-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,204
Posted By carverman
From your description the coolant in the block...

From your description the coolant in the block must have pretty much all
leaked out into the oil galleries somewhere where the oil and coolant
are closer together, and was in the oil system for...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-14-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By carverman
Good info on the build list, Dakotaff. His...

Good info on the build list, Dakotaff.

His Dakota even comes with a universal garage door opener, so it sounds like he has the deluxe 4x4 model that the Chrysler factory in Warren MI made.
Too...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-14-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By carverman
It apparently is/was available on the Jeep Grand...

It apparently is/was available on the Jeep Grand Cherokee
http://www.ask.com/wiki/Chrysler_PowerTech_engine

It is no longer simple to just swap out these electronically controlled
engines and...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-14-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,757
Posted By carverman
Hmmm..285ci?..haven't heard of that one..the 287...

Hmmm..285ci?..haven't heard of that one..the 287 is the 4.7L.
read more about it..
http://dodgeram.org/tech/gas/Cammer/4_7_v8.html

and this..

http://www.allpar.com/mopar/47.html

As far as...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 10-14-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,204
Posted By carverman
Well, ok..you are saying no evidence of a blown...

Well, ok..you are saying no evidence of a blown head gaskets on either cylinder head...but 4 things still come to mind with your situation:

1. Why did the engine overheat in the first place?
Was...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 10-13-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,204
Posted By carverman
I would think it is more than just ring wear. If...

I would think it is more than just ring wear. If ring wear was the most
prevalent issue with an engine with 230K, you would expect more cylinders
to be low compression. You may have burnt valves...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems & Questions 10-13-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,204
Posted By carverman
With 230K miles on the engine, anything can...

With 230K miles on the engine, anything can happen suddenly.

Antifreeze mixed with the oil means that coolant is escaping out of the
holes of the gasket between the head and the block somewhere. ...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Body and Interior Problems & Questions 10-12-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,322
Posted By carverman
You mean the headlight switch broke, you replaced...

You mean the headlight switch broke, you replaced it, and that fixed the
steering lock? How? <head scratching here>
Forum: Dodge Dakota Towing 10-12-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,653
Posted By carverman
full story on the 4.7L here.. ...

full story on the 4.7L here..
http://www.allpar.com/mopar/47.html

In 2005, these were estimated between 14 city/18 highway..but this kind
of mileage would be under ideal conditions..not on hills...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-12-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,961
Posted By carverman
What your really need is a 95 Dakota wiring...

What your really need is a 95 Dakota wiring diagram (which is found in
the Haynes manual)...however, I have a 2001 Dodge Ram shop manual with
the full wiring diagrams, so I can basically describe...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-12-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,349
Posted By carverman
Unfortunately due to it 's design, there is no...

Unfortunately due to it 's design, there is no "built in" self test diagnostic provided for the CTM, which is basically a programmable controller capable of multiple functions.
If you have the...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-11-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,349
Posted By carverman
If those lights and chimes are going off on you...

If those lights and chimes are going off on you in a random fashion, and
you have a SLT, you may have one of those premium CTM timers (usually
referred to by Dodge as "hiline" that controls all...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-11-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,028
Posted By carverman
I have the EXACT SAME problem with my 1998 5.2L...

I have the EXACT SAME problem with my 1998 5.2L V8.

I noticed that this ONLY occurs in very cold winter temperatures, as I put the truck into REVERSE to back out of the driveway BEFORE IT HAS...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-11-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By carverman
First of all,"deana628", did not provide any...

First of all,"deana628", did not provide any factual data why the inspection
station testing eqt could not connect to the PCM via the OBDII link, which
is a two wire SCSI link to connector to C3 on...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Towing 10-10-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,653
Posted By carverman
Yes you could say that. These days with emission...

Yes you could say that. These days with emission requirements the V8's are really toned down.

What size is the boat? If it's a aluminum fishing boat with a light trailer,
you shouldn't be seeing...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-10-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By carverman
Nothing is straightforward when it comes to...

Nothing is straightforward when it comes to exhaust repairs. You may also
have to deal with broken exhaust studs as well and removing heat rusted
flange bolts on the flange itself can be a...
Forum: Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions 10-09-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By carverman
You would need to consult a Dodge Shop Manual...

You would need to consult a Dodge Shop Manual wiring diagram with a connector and ground layout for the year of your vehicle.
Generally speaking the power is distributed from the Junction Block...
Forum: 4.7L V8 Specific Topics 10-09-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By carverman
Did he have a dead battery or a battery...

Did he have a dead battery or a battery disconnected for a long period of time?
If so, that may have caused the flash memory in the PCM to lose it's stored
set of criteria for that vehicle.
...
Forum: Dodge Dakota General Discussion 10-08-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By carverman
What you are telling now is NOT the same symptom...

What you are telling now is NOT the same symptom that you described in
your original post. :D

If that is the case, with the high revs occurring during shifting from D1->D2, then you probably...
Forum: 3.9L V6 Specific Topics 10-08-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,888
Posted By carverman
Could be anything causing it. Wear on the engine...

Could be anything causing it. Wear on the engine (how many miles on it?),
compression low in specific cylinders, hydraulic lifters/valves, spark plugs,
fue line pressure/injectors...02...
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