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  1. Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    does the 2002 dakota have a fusible link in the charging circuit somewhere?
  2. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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