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  1. 3RD Generation Dodge Dakota: 2005 and Up
    I have a 2005 with the magnum V8. It has 133,000 miles on it. My problem is that when I first start it up it sounds like a diesel for 3 to 5 minutes depending on how cold it is outside. I replaced the hydraulic lash adjusters but that made almost no difference. I'm thinking timing...
  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. Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems/Questions
    My electric cooling fan rumbles big time when running. This is the same issue I had with my old fan. I see that there is no support mount on the top middle or bottom middle of the fan. Only left and right sides. This fan rumbles so bad, I think it may destroy itself. I thought about placing...
  5. 4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L V8 - There is a ticking coming from the right side timing area? Could this be from a bad tensioner, or the timing chain stretched? How much slack should be on the timing chain. Sometimes while turing it over by hand, it goes from tight to slack on both sides but not at the...
  6. 3.7L V6 Specific Topics
    Hello All, I am new to the forum and looking for some advice. I have an 04 Dakota, 3.7L v6. 114,000miles About a week ago, the trucks check guages light came on and My temp was very high. This had never happened before. I pulled over and let it cool down and noticed my coolant was...
  7. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    My 2000 Dodge Dakota 4x4 is having a few problems, and I am looking for a little insight on them.. First off I havent plugged it in yet to check codes, but by turning ignition on and off a few times it gives me the code PO132, which is an upstream O2 sensor. Half of the time the truck runs...
  8. Dodge Dakota Body & Interior Problems/Questions
    so after installing a new engine (whew, glad that's done), the pcv valve had to be replaced because the old one broke during removal. but this new one makes a noise, I thought it just needed breaking in or something, so I drove it anyway. but after a few monthes, it still makes the same noise...
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