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  1. Fire, security lite on, no start.

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    2001 Dakota c/cab, 4x4, auto, 4.7l Good Morning All things Dodge, Great, and Woderfukd! Purchased truck not running, would start but rough run. Blown head gasket... Replaced both heads, and small engine compartment fire while driving with less than 500 miles since repairs. Minimal damage...
  2. starter curcuit wiring diagram?

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have a 2wire connector the one that goes to the relay the pink wire goes Towards the cabin, where's it go? The previous owner spliced a jumper wire in from a yellow wire in column to the brown relay wire Question in relation to this i have is, isnt yellow air bag? I know it is in most cars
  3. blower motor circuit

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have power at the under hood fuse for the blower motor, but nothing at heater control unit connector, anybody have a wiring diagram or know where the power flow goes? Also that square connection with the bolt in the center on the fire wall would the heater control/blower motor power source...
  4. Low beam head light

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have an 01 Dakota and my driver side low beam doesn't work. I have replaced the bulb and that did nothing. The high beam works fine but the low beam doesn't. I've checked all the fuses. What might be the problem?
  5. Blower not working

    Dodge Dakota Heating & Cooling Problems/Questions
    Hey there, I was wondering if anyone could give me a little input here. My blower was working just fine a few weeks ago but out of no where it quit completely. I checked the fuses under the dash and the fuse/relay box under the hood and that all checks out, I even followed the wires looking for...
  6. I Cant Find Where This Connector Goes.

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I was driving during some heavy snowfall and slush built up near my transmission. it eventually froze and got dislodged while driving to work this morning and ripped some wiring out. i lost all the gears except reverse which only kinda works. it look like the wiring comes from the top of the...
  7. Transfer Case?

    Driveline
    Hi i have an 02 Dodge Dakota, recently i get a clicking noise when going in reverse here and there. My dad who used to be a mechanic thinks that the computer for the 4wd is having a mind of its own and cant decide whether to put it in 4wd or 2wd... is this it? I unplugged the actuator today...
  8. High Amp Connections

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    On my latest trip, the headlights failed. I got a new headlight switch at O Reilly's. But closer observation shows the B+ and headlamp out wires are burned. Just like the fan motor connections on my firewall. Seems like these high-amperage connections don't fare so well with the usual spade...
  9. Driver side hazard/signal lights lights not working

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have no idea what the issue may be.. At first it was intermittent, now it is constant. The driver side lights for the hazard and turn signals are not working. Not sure which fuses relays could be the culprit. It looks like the wiring for the trailer hitch is old. Could it be that those wires...
  10. 1997 v6 automatic dodge dakota

    New Member Introductions
    hey I drive a 1997 V6 3.6L automatic 2 wheel drive Dodge Dakota. I keep having misfire codes pop up, they are cylinders 1,3,5 from what I know those are on the drivers side of the engine. What would keep causing issuses like that to pop up. In the 2 years Ive had it I have replaced the PCM...
  11. 1999 Dakota 5.2 4x4

    Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    2 weeks ago I swapped the heater core in my truck I was then able to put it all back together and it ran fine only problem was I left a vacuum hose off so i couldnt switch where the heat was blowing. also i was having problems with my head lights flickering on and off. so yesterday I take the...
  12. How do I check grounds?

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I am having issues with my rear signals. When I put the left signal on, the front signal works while the back does nothing. On the right side, when my right signal is on the front works fine while the back lights both blink as if my hazards are on. When I hit the breaks while this is happening...
  13. Reverse Indicator wire

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    I have been looking everywhere for an answer but not many answers to be found. I have pretty dark windows along with a overhead 12" monitor for the kids making it difficult backing out of parking lots. So i'm installing a reverse camera on my '02 Dakota but I am having trouble finding the...
  14. abs/brake warning light on, no cruise control

    Wheels, Tires & Brakes
    So I bought my 2000 dakota about six months ago and ever since it has been a constant battle with one thing or the next. in the six months i've had it, i've had to replace the power steering pump, water pump, thermostat, plugs and wires, distributor cap and rotor, idler pulley, leak detection...
  15. Power tailgate lock

    New Member Introductions
    Just purchased a Pop & Lock 8100 to install in my 2007 Dodge Dakota SLT Quad Cab. Not sure what wires to splice into and where. The power lock has two wires and tells you to access driver door kick panel. Just wondering if anyone has any experience where to splice and what color wires. I...
  16. adding fog lights

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    my father and i have found many accessories have the majority of the wiring in the vehicle installed even without the accessory there. that being said i have a 96 dakota sport and could save the headache if i knew which wires and any other info needed to install fog lights with the stock wiring...
  17. multiple electrical problem

    Dodge Dakota Electrical Problems & Questions
    Hi everyone, I have a 1994 Dakota 4x4 regular cab (I've owned it since new) that started acting up just recently. The other day driving at 50 mph, the engine backfired and quit and, at the very same time, smoke came out of the heater vents with electrical fire smell (ozone). Engine wouldn't...
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