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  1. 42RH transmission problem

    Hi All, I have a 94 dakota, 3.9L, V6, RWD, daily driver. The automatic transmission is a 42RH per the dodge shop manual and is stock and was overhauled several years ago. I noticed yesterday a sudden change in that the shifting pattern has changed to a spongy or sluggish action. Its not as...
  2. HELP!! Stalling!

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Hey guys I'm back lol! Whenever my truck is coming to a stop and go situation (say, traffic, red lights, etc..) if I pat the gas and let off, it almost stalls completely out. Well, and as it's either gearing down or whatever when stopping it jerks as if something is trying to push me forward...
  3. Sudden engine problems

    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...
  4. 1988 Dakota...Help PLEASEEE!?

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    Having trouble when at low RPMs. After I leave a redlight or when I am coming up my gravel drive way at a low RPM my truck is cutting out almost to the point of stalling but never stalls. First thought was a TPS sensor...bought and installed and nothing changed...does anyone has any idea or have...
  5. Dakota stalls out when I engage 4wd

    Hey all, I just purchased a 1997 Dodge Dakota recently for $700. It is absolutely beautiful and body is in perfect condition. Now when I got it the transmission had gone out on the last owner. He did have a new tranny for it but it was in the bed and the old had already been removed. Well I...
  6. Strange stalling problem

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Yesterday I was on my way to my dad's house to borrow his lawn mower, while mine was being worked on. On the way there, I came up on a bad wreck and had to detour. Not being familiar with the roads I was driving, I hit a pretty big pot hole, jarred the crap out of me, and I'm surprised it...
  7. new truck, new problem

    New Member Introductions
    I just bought a 02 sxt quad cab 5.9... its got a couple problems that being said, 1)im getting around 9-10 mpg. I knew mileage would be bad, just not this bad. anyone else with a 5.9 quad cab that could tell me their mileage? or if this is average mileage for this engine? 2)my engine light came...
  8. Fun Stuff with idle

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 1991 Dakota LE 5.2 318 4x4 with 77,0000 miles on it and I have had it for 2 months running perfect (kinda low on power for a V8) prior to me getting it it sat for 10 years and the 2nd owner said he whipped it in to shape (no clue what he did) I noticed yesterday that it was kind of...
  9. stalling and shifting issues

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    i bought a 93 dakota sport with a 3.9 from a friend last week. its got 92k on it and runs well. my friend only bought it because it was his boss's, who passed away, it was in great shape and he got it cheap. he didnt drive it at all, since he didnt really need it. it sat for about a year and a...
  10. Stalling Issue...At A Total Loss???

    3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I have a 1997 Dodge Dakota Sport with a 3.9l v6 Magnum 4x4. The issue I am having is this: stalling. It doesn't stall while sitting at an idle, it stalls when you let your foot off the accelerator or when you down shift and slow down *(i.e. exiting a ramp/merging onto an on-ramp onto/off...
  11. Stalling on Start-up

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Okay so I have two things I need help with... Ill start with the easy one first. 1) Does anyone know where I can get a replacement fog lamp socket, I cant seem to find one anywhere? Mine looks like this... 2) My Dakota has been stalling lately, its only on the start-up. I'll go out in the...
  12. truck dies when stopping

    2.2L/2.5L I4 Specific Topics
    I just bought this truck and the 2nd day I was driving it, I was comming to a stop and the truck stalled. it seems like its doing it pretty often, especially after getting off the highway or when its hot. does anyone know of a common problem that causes this?