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  1. 2ND Generation Dodge Dakota: 1997 - 2004
    I have a 2004 Dodge dakota SXT 3.7 RWD, and the transmission has gone out on it. Does anyone know what years from the Jeep Liberty and other dodge dakotas have the same 42rle transmission? Or if a newer Dodge dakota, 2007 or newer, would have the same transmission and wiring?
  2. 5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Just got a 99 5.2 4x4 that had been sitting two years. Completed oil and filter change, air filter swap, and added Lucas to the transmission to try to quick fix known transmission problems. After a test drive 3 miles to a local gas station with slippage, belt noise, high oil pressure and high...
  3. 4.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello all, I ordered transmission cooler lines on rock auto and none of them will fit my truck. I can’t find a dorman one that will fit and no forums have an answer. I am on mopar parts website and they have a few different options and I’m not sure which to buy. Someone please help, I have a...
  4. Driveline
    Hi Everyone, I am looking for some guidance about possible problems regarding an intermittent but increasingly frequent transmission issue. I have 94 dakota RWD with 3.9 V6 and a 42RH transmission (3-pin connector). The transmission is a reman unit that was installed about 3 years ago to...
  5. Driveline
    99 dodge Dakota 3.9 v6 manual 4wd ……..Hi I just had my transfer case blow out on me! So my question is ….. since it’s an emergency to get my truck up and running until I have the money for transfer case…. Is it possible to get a drive shaft that’s longer in length and tie straight into...
  6. Driveline
    Have a 2003 4x4 4.7lt automatic. It is making a thumping in lower gears. Test driving one back in 2003 salesman said this was normal when it happened during test drive. Lately its been getting worse, sometimes when shifting. Am I looking at a rebuild or replacement? If replacing, good used or...
  7. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I recently bought a 2005 Dodge Dakota 3.7l 4x4 from a auction. It came with the drive shaft off. I got it home put the drive shaft back on tried to drive it and the truck will not move it acts like it wants move in drive but it acts like the motor is under stress. When put in reverse it make a...
  8. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Around this time last year I bought a 1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9V6 with 4 spd (Automatic) trans. At the time and until two days ago i was running on the idea that the previous owner had done the normal Maintenance schedule on the vehicle before parking it on '03. Little did i know ,It seems that he...
  9. Driveline
    I've got a 2005 dakota SLT 4.7 V8 4x4 with a 45rfe transmission. I recently broke 90k miles. I was casually driving down the road when the truck suddenly shifted hard and my check engine light came on. Since then i have discovered my truck has entered a failsafe mode. The truck will not...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Driveline
    I just replaced my transmission oil pressure senor/switch it had 0700 and 0841 before I replaced the switch .then drove fine until a few days ago it started shift really hard only in 2nd gear .no codes now or nothing does anyone know what's wrong with it thanks
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hello Forum, bought a 2005 Dodge Dakota SLT this summer and love it. I still have my BWM 325xi but have only put ~100 miles on it since. My Dakota I bought with 216K. Now at 230K miles and runs great. I have the 8-cylinder 4.7L and love the power. However, lately I get a shutter at around...
  14. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    We've got two 99 Dakotas, one is a V8 318 with an automatic transmission and the other is a V6 with a 5-speed manual transmission. The V8 has a bad frame but good motor, the V6 has a bad motor but good frame. We were wondering if we could take out the V6 (manual) and replace it with the V8...
  15. Driveline
    Unfortunately my transmission went out last week. The problem I'm having is, I can find very little on the 42rle trannies. Other than I should have had a 2nd Trans cooler installed with it. I have a guy that is gonna rebuild it for 900. I'm taking it out and to him, I have a Trans jack. I've...
  16. Driveline
    I am looking for some expert advice on the best rebuild kit possible for my 2003 v6 dakota with a 42re. Also are there any upgrades i can add to the rebuild for better gas mileage? Thanks for your Time.
  17. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    I have a 2003 Dodge Dakota v6 3.9l. The old motor was blown up so I got a new motor from a junk yard. It is the same x vin number motor It has a manual transmission set up on it. The transmission I have is an automatic. The flex plate does not bolt up to the motor, where the manual tranny...
  18. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    Hi I am doing a 5.2 magnum swap (engine is the same year as my truck)with a aftermarket intake and carb and i am planning on using the original transmission (auto)for now. Does anyone know if i will have any problems with the transmission working with the carb vs fuel injection? Any tips will be...
  19. Dodge Dakota Body & Interior Problems/Questions
    Hello. I have a 2004 3.7L V6 Dodge Dakota and today my transmission stoped working. For the past couple weeks it had made a whineing noise through 1st gear. I checked the fluid level and smell, full and sweet. No check engine light so I kept driving it. Now it will not shift into gear when...
  20. Driveline
    Hi all, I just bought a 2000 Dakota quad cab sport. It is a 4x4 with the 5.9.I need to instal a new transmission pan gasket and filter but i dont know which transmission I have. From what ive read i think its a 46re but im not sure. Ive tried looking at decals on the truck but havent found...
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