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  1. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    never posted before but i figure it’s worth a shot. i have a 2002 dakota 3.9 v6 2wd with an automatic transmission. last week when i tried to start it i got a no bus code. the engine would crank but it wouldn’t stay on so i ended up replacing the pcm and the idle air control valve. the truck is...
  2. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Acte08SF1LI It stops after the truck gets to normal operating temperature.
  3. Dodge Dakota Knowledge Base
    https://youtu.be/Acte08SF1LI I added some info below l l l \/
  4. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Truck starts just fine and for the most part it runs great ( with the exception of it have 0 power lol.. like when i kick it down, it doesn't rev very high it just slowly picks up speed. any idea?) anyways, i just got this truck and am trying to fix it back to tip top shape as best i can. My...
  5. 4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Sorry in advance for such a long story. I have a 2007 quad cab with a v8 4.7. I bought it 4 years ago, about 2 years ago the check engine light came on and I noticed that it started to make a popping sound that sound is random there is no pattern to it. This didn't happen everyday. Then after...
  6. 4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I have an 05 dakota with the 4.7 engine and it just turned over 100000 miles. All of a sudden the engine will not idle. As soon as you remove your foot from the gas the engine dies and at a stop light I have to keep it in neutral and my foot on the accelerator. My mechanic has not been able...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Ok so a week ago me and my wife moved to a new house. I rented a uhaul trailer to do it. Ever since then my truck has been having some issues. When I first get in it at the beginning of the day everything is fine. After about a minute of driving it, the doorlocks stop working, the a/c fans stop...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Was wondering if installing a dual twin air intake on my 2006 Dakota would lead to any noticeable increase in performance. Would live to get some opinions before I spend any money on one.
  11. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I just purchased this truck and found this piece broken but can't tell what it is or where it goes but it should not be open the the engine compartment. Please help.
  12. New Member Introductions
    Just bought a 99 Dakota that needs help and I'm not sure what this piece went to but I know it being open to the engine compartment is not correct. If you know what this goes to I would appreciate the help.
  13. Driveline
    hello people. i have a 93 dodge dakota sport with the 3.9 magnum. the engine seems to stall out occasionally during different times. one time being when its cold it seems to stumble or die when i shift from park to drive or reverse. at other times after operating temp is reached it will...
  14. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I'm brand new to this site and don't know very much about my truck. My truck (2000 Dodge Dakota, 3.9L engine) is a piece of crap and has the hardest time climbing ANY hill, even if it's the tiniest. Is there ANY WAY I can put something in the engine to give it some more power? I tested my...
  15. Internal Engine Mods
    Hey I'm looking to get some more power out of my 2001 Dakota 4.7L Quad Cab SLT. I'm thinking about a cold air intake and programmer. Is there anything else I can do to get more power out of it? I'm not looking to take it to the drag strip, i just wanna have more power for when i'm having fun.
  16. Driveline
    I just bought my second Dakota today and I have some questions. My first one is a '95 Dakota Sport std. cab V6 automatic. I bought it in Dec. '02 for $4000 with 102k miles on it. It now has 137k miles, rust holes in the driver side both in the cab and the rear wheel well and a very large dent in...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hello all, I joined this forum to find ideas and ask MANY questions about Dodge Dakotas. I have no prior knowledge about Dakotas but I do have an interest in them. Currently I don't yet own a Dakota but I will be getting a early 90's style when I do buy one. At the moment I have a 2003 Dodge Ram...
  18. 4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    its a 2001 5 speed 4.7 dodge dakota. iv noticed when im slowing down for a stop sign and push the clutch in the rpms bounce like crazy and the truck rattles like its about to shut off but then the rpms bounce back up and down untill im at a stop then its a fine idle. iv found that when i have...
  19. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I threw a rod in my 2000 3.9 and can get a 2003 3.9 replacement. Can I use my same intake, electrical and exhaust?
  20. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    i need to know IF its possible, and if so what kind of modifications i would have to make to put a 5.2l v8 engine into a 1989 dodge dakota with a 3.9l v6 engine in it, need some assistance soon, im ordering the new engine very soon, much abliged
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