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  1. 2002 dakota

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    does the 2002 dakota have a fusible link in the charging circuit somewhere?
  2. 87 Dakota turns over, not starting

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Hello, My 1987 Dodge Dakota SE (3.9L, v6) won't start up. At first I thought it was a battery because it has been getting a bit chillier but I tried to jump it with 2 vehicles. I neglected to check if I had gas and it was pretty low. I put a jerry can of gas in the truck and tried again...
  3. Turn the key and everything goes dead

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    First post here and I'm hoping someone can help diagnose this issue. I have a '97 Sport 4x4 that has been sitting for over a year. I recently have put in some new components along with a reman starter. The positive battery cable to the starter is also a reman but everything is clean. I've had...
  4. Positive Battery Cable Design

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    My 96 Dakota has FOUR wires going to the positive battery terminal. Starter, PDP, another red wire, and one that I added for the trailer. Needless to say, you won't find this at AutoZone! Last night I pulled the starter (another story!) and found this harness worn, corroded, burned, and in...
  5. I need help bad. 2003 Dakota

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have a 2003 Dakota 4x4 auto trans with a 4.7. I was driving the other day and my “check gauges” light came on and battery needle dropped to nothing. When I start the truck it shows charging for a min or two while driving then kicks the “check gauges” on. The alternator shows almost 14v...
  6. Love my 97 - but it's having 'issues'

    New Member Introductions
    Hello - My truck has been good to me since I bought it used in 2000. There have been repairs made here and there over the last decade+...including a 'new' rear bumper (not my fault!). Right now, the issue is electrical - my interior lights would randomly go on and off when it was...