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  1. New member with exhaust smoke problems

    3.7L V6 Specific Topics
    Hi, I've a '04 dakota 3.7L V6, 164K. I'd like to keep it running as a fishing/hunting rig. Doesn't need to go far or fast but I'd like to keep it functional. After smelling burnt crap in my exhaust for months and needing to add more oil more frequently, it started kicking bluish smoke at stop...
  2. Hissing/ misting sound

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all, so last week I let the lady drive my truck, bad idea, crashed it in a ditch and flipped it on its side so I took out all the plugs to make sure no oil or anything got in there and put it back together, had to put transmission fluid in because it was bone dry, now when I drive it there...
  3. Engine code light P0445

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Hello my check engine light has come on, on my 01 dodge dakota 3.9 v6. I have googled the code but have no idea where to start to address this problem. Any advice will help. Thank you code = P0445
  4. 1992 crank kinda turns over then stops

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    First off lets start with the first problem. i few weeks ago my truck had trouble starting but eventually would start. went on for about a week and a half and i thought it was just because it had gotten cold. then one night i had a backfire that caused my muffler to explode and is now open like...
  5. 02 Dakota Bizarre electrical problems

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Hi guys, I'm new on the forum here. I purchased a 02 Dakota quad cab 4x4 sport at the beginning of the year. I have already done a lot of work on it, replacing the transmission, rebuilding (one) head etc. I'm a pretty decent wrench man, but I have little electrical experience. This is the...
  6. New here, has some questions needing answered!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi im new here, me and my dad just bought a 94 ext. cab with 160K miles with a 318 off a friends. The truck ran great but on the way home the truck died out of the blue. driving the truck before it quit, the oil pressure was in the safe mark, but wasn't as high as i liked it to be. it wouldnt...
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