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96 Dakota V6 transmission work in a 94 318 v8 Dakota

I have a 94 Dodge Dakota with the 318 in it. The transmission just went out. I found a 96 Dakota but with a V6 but same transmission as mine the A518. Will the transmission from the 96 fit with my 94 ...
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I Dropped My Phone In My Windshield Vent

So I was driving and trying to use the gps on my phone at the same time, so I thought "Maybe if I sit it here, I can see the directions and the road." I then proceeded to DROP my phone into ...
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2005 Dodge Dakota steering issues

I have a 2005 Dodge Dakota, that starting giving me steering issues a couple weeks ago. The issue being that it is hard to steer and then it is not, during the same turn as it alternates between ...
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Dodge Dakota 2001 power steering pump failed multiple times

A few months ago, the power steering fluic squirted all over my engine compartment, on the underside of hood and smoking on the engine. Mechanic replaced it. A day later, the pump failed while driving,...
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Dodge Dakota 2001 motor smoking, pink fluid everywhere

As soon as I got home to my parking lot, go in reverse and then saw the engine was unusually smoking up. I see pink fluid would either be power steering or transmission fluid. I had just got a ...
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2010 Dodge Dakota Big-horn: Engine sputters when accelerating from stop

I have a 2010 Dodge Dakota, 4.8L V8, 2WD, 129K miles. The fall temperatures are starting to get a little colder, so I've noticed something that my truck does now that it didn't used to do. When I ...
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Dodge Dakota 2001 gets stuck in first or reverse gear, then stalls

But it only seems to happen when I'm in a situation where I have to be on the clutch for longer than usual, like in a parking lot. This never happens when I'm driving anywhere or at a stop light. ...
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The front of my 2001 Dakota apparently has been wrecked. I've found out that I have two different sized front brake pads

Pads for drivers side are from a 1995 Dodge Dakota and the right passenger side are a 2001 what was changed out under my truck. I have had to purshase two different sets of brakes different sizes. Now ...
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1996 dodge dakota 4 cylinder 5 speed

Bought a new upper o2 sensor but the clip on wiring harness is melted so I want to straightwire them to o2 sensor. Harness wires... black, tan, gray, green with orange stripe Oxygen sensor... black,...
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Need help fast with my truck please

My 1994 dodge Dakota v8 starts fine and ildes fine. If I drive for about 10m my engine light comes on and my code for the 02 sensor goes off. My truck is straight piped and has no cat it has a steel ...
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Does a '99 Dakota brake lines use a bubble flare or a double flare?

The long brake line from the front to the rear in my '98 Dodge Dakota rotted out and I'm half-way through replacing it. (The title says '99 Dakota because the brakes are the '99 design.) I'm ...
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The ac clutch kicks on and off in sync with the radiator fan. This is definitely not right. Whats wrong?

The clutch on the AC compressor and radiator fan seem to kick on and off at same time with a 2 to 3 second delay. I suggested maybe a relay fault or a faulty connector. Please help, mom has dialysis ...
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93 Dodge Dakota ATF cooler line

I had to replace the transmission in my 93 Dakota. To get it to drop I had to cut the metal coolant lines that lead to/from the radiator. The stock lines are .315 ID. My question is, can I use a ...
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What type of power steering fluid do I use in my 1987 Dodge Dakota, 3.9 L, 2 wheel drive pickup?

1987 Dodge Dakota power steering fluid type ?
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2004 Dakota problems

I have a 2004 Dodge Dakota 4.7. My truck started to shake going down the road. I heard a pop unsure if it was metal slapping or a backfire. Had it towed home and hooked it up to a computer. The codes ...
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Will Driving 100 Miles With a Misfire Damage My Car?

Background: I have a 2002 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab slt with 4.7L Magnum V8. My check engine light came on when I was at work. I then drove 20 miles home to my house, pulled out my scan tool and ...
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My transmission is coming out of gear just as I get going [closed]

My transmission in my 2000 Dodge Dakota comes out of gear shortly after I begin to drive, so what is my problem? I only have tried to adjust my 4 wheel drive shift. How do I diagnose this problem?
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Do A/C Hoses Go Bad in Other Ways than Leaking?

I want to do a "complete" overhaul of my A/C system and am pricing parts. I will be dropping a good amount of money on the parts and want to protect my investment. If my hoses aren't leaking (not ...
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When to Use a Timing Set with a Needle Thrust Bearing?

I need to replace the timing chain on my 98 Dodge Dakota 3.9L. When looking at timing chain sets, there are about three different price points: $60, $170, $250. In the $170 and $250 sets, a needle ...
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