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  1. 2002 Dakota 5.9 QC Weirdness

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Symptoms... Driving, randomly occurring issue: While driving, ABS & Brake light comes on with chime. 6 seconds later, ODO flashes 'no bus' 3 times, then solid. At this time, speedo and tach die. About 6-10 seconds later, all gauges die and Check Engine/Check Gauges lights come on. Truck keeps...
  2. 2002 5.9 Electrical Issues

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    We have a 2002 5.9 we have owned since 2004. 187k miles. Many years ago, weird things started happening, like the AirBag light suddenly came on and stayed on... and is still on. Also, the blinkers always blink fast... even though all bulbs are new. And... the trip odometer counts each whole...
  3. 88 dodge dakota reverse light socket

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I just bought a 1988 dodge dakota a couple of months ago and it needed new brake lines and new rear brakes and water pump. Now that I got all of that stuff fixed I wanted to work on the reverse lights. I live in Wisconsin and the salt is horrid up here. I took the lens off and found out that...
  4. Fuel, Spark, NO START??? 99, 5.2L

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have a 99 Dakota with a 5.2L , I have spark at the plug wires and fuel at the fuel rail but no injectors working. It had code before that would come and go for the o2 sensor and pressure govenor switch, it was running fine parked it for a couple of days because of broken brake line in the...
  5. 02 dakota sport 6 spedometer problem

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I've been trying to find someone to help but it's not getting anywhere, I drive an 02 dakota sport 2wd v6. The and ABS and brake lights are on and the speedometer doesn't work I've replaced the speed sensor but still nothing. I need help.
  6. ABS / Brake Light

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    Been through what seems like 100 posts and no luck. Here's the deal. I have my ABS and Brake lights on (don't flicker). They turn on when the key is in the run position and stay on all of the time. There is no speedometer fluctuations (spedo works fine). I have already replaced the rear speed...
  7. Odd power issues, need help please

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Hi everyone. I am brand new to the forums here so forgive me if this topic has already been discussed. I recently bought a 2011 Dodge Dakota sport, V6, Auto. Upon inspection at a Dodge dealer, I discovered that a "PDC" under the hood needs to be replaced. According to Dodge its about a $700...
  8. Turn signal question

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    could anyone tell me why my turn signals blink so fast ive changed flasher 3 times and cant get them to blink at normal slower speed any help appreciated
  9. aftermarket led tailights

    i installed some led taillights on my 2001 dodge dakota and they work fine during the day but when i power on my lights for night driving the blinkers flash very fast and the brake lights do not work. anyone know what the problem is?
  10. starter curcuit wiring diagram?

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have a 2wire connector the one that goes to the relay the pink wire goes Towards the cabin, where's it go? The previous owner spliced a jumper wire in from a yellow wire in column to the brown relay wire Question in relation to this i have is, isnt yellow air bag? I know it is in most cars
  11. Brake and hazard\turn signal fuse keeps blowing.

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have an 02 dodge dakota 3.9 v6 and just recently both the st lamp and haz/turn signal fuses keep blowing. The lights all work because i can turn on the running lights and see them all on. but i have no brake lights or turn\haz lights, I have tried to trace the wires but no luck becasue i dont...
  12. Dash lights and low beams just stopped

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I just installed a led light bar on the roof of my 2003 Dakota. The only thing in the wiring I touched was disconnecting the battery cables to attach the wiring harness for the led light bar. Now though my dash lights do not work (all the gages and speedo and gears light up still) and my low...
  13. 04' running lights, dashboard lights, & radio lights dead

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Hello All! I have run into a little bit of a problem with my dodge Dakota. I have a 2004 with roughly 180,000 miles on it and it runs great besides the electrical problems. This all first started when my A/C went out it was a few days before it finally died off because it was on and off...
  14. fog light problems

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    So I have a 02 dakota sport that I recently put after market halo fog lights in but they don't work also the light inside my headlight switch itself doesn't come on after the install.....even if I take them out and put the oem back in the oem now dose not work have checked the fuses and the...
  15. Cluster problem Advice

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have a 98 Dakota that ran perfect until one day would't start. Messed with grounds for an hour, still no start. It randomly started and got me home, but been troubleshooting for a couple days and now just frustrated. Bus connector voltage at pin 3 and 11 is 9v. Cluster gauges do not work, but...
  16. Need help with under hood light?

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    On my 2000 dakota sport, the under hood engine compartment bulb burnt out due to water getting it wet while it was on. I thought this was an ample opportunity to upgrade it to LED's. I got them put up and wired in but they don't come on. Did i blow a fuse when the last bulb burnt up? are the...
  17. my 97 3.9 koda will start the die help plz!!!!!!!

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    ok so i bught a 97 koda about 2 months ago the first month she ran just fine never had a problem then one day got home from work when to hope in and go get something to eat when bam my truck fired up but just dies. ive tried changing the idle air control valve, the maps sensor, and the throttle...
  18. Learning Electrical Diagnostics #1

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Electrical diagnosis is usually a fairly simple process; Know the problem, time it occurs, track the problem, and correct the problem. Let's assume that the headlights in your vehicle are dimmer than they normally are. They didn't slowly dim over time, it was rather sudden. The brights are...
  19. Driver side hazard/signal lights lights not working

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have no idea what the issue may be.. At first it was intermittent, now it is constant. The driver side lights for the hazard and turn signals are not working. Not sure which fuses relays could be the culprit. It looks like the wiring for the trailer hitch is old. Could it be that those wires...
  20. First post: Starts with a bad computer...

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Hi! This is my first post. I'm hoping that I can get some insight. First of all, I love my 01 Dakota Quad Cab. If I were to get a new truck it would be a used 00 to 03 Dakota Quad. I think its the best body style to ever exist and that the Dakota is the best truck in its class. I bought it 6...