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#465 of 497 96 dodge dakota v8 electrical
Mar 04, 2011 (12:17 pm)
the gauges in my 96 dakota work just they seem to jump around a lot and my light for the right turn signal is always on in my dash also while sitting idle my rpm gauge like to jump up and down to 4000rpm or while im driving i will be doing 40 but it tell me im doing 110mph all my lights and signals work fine but it gets annoying when your gas gauge lies to you. is it just a loose ground? or how can i fix this?
#466 of 497 1996 Dodge Dakota starts on it's own
Apr 01, 2011 (6:06 pm)
#467 of 497 1996 Dodge Dakota starts on it's own
Apr 01, 2011 (6:06 pm)
Over the last few weeks the door locks click like someones pushing the button, it does it constantly while the truck is parked. Last night it started starting on it's own, it has command start. We stopped it but 10 minutes later it was running again, ran for 15 minutes then shut down, 20 minutes later it started up again and after 15 minutes shut down. This went on a few times before we finally disconnected the battery.
Does anyone know why this is happening?
#468 of 497 Re: 2002 quad cab: power door locks, headlights, not working [topsul]
Apr 22, 2011 (2:54 pm)
can someone please let me know what the fix it
#469 of 497 headlights parking dash interior lights not working
Apr 22, 2011 (3:04 pm)
ok i bought this truck from my sisters friend she wanted to get a 4cyc car and get rd of the v8 first mistake buying the truck second was keeping it third was driving it the radio was not working right (aftermarket) kept losing the screen i though it was from her brother punching it but now i wonder the other day my service 4x4 light came on i scanned it and nothing came up the cargo lamp would also not shut off and the interior i pulled the fuse and let the truck sit a few days and started it the 4x4 light went off so i pluged the fuse back in now i have no head lights no dash iner or parking besides the truck being a pain in my rear dose anyone know the fix to it i changed the headlight switch we have power to the fuse but not to the headlight switch plug please help i need my truck on the road asap please find me on facebook name henry trapp look for the black dodge dakota plowing snow
#470 of 497 wont start and makes a clicking sound
May 17, 2011 (5:31 pm)
Hello, I have A 2000 dakota RT this morning i went to start and it cranked but did not start i tried again and got nothing, no crank no power. My dash indicators went out and nothing worked. i tried starting again and nothing. i put the car in gear and back to park and indicator lights came on again but went out upon start attempt. I disconnected the battery ond it seemed to be fully charged. reconnected with the same result. i will occaionally get a fast clicking sound but no hint of cranking. when i turn the key to the on position i lose all power no lights horn etc. with the key in the off position i get dome lights. horn or flashers get a fast clicking but do not work. i am at a lose and hope you can help. the truck has not had any trouble starting and has run great.
#471 of 497 Re: 96 Dakota, No headlights, tailights, locks... [dustyk]
May 20, 2011 (10:22 pm)
Dusty, i kinda got the same problem he was having w/ his, mine is 96 dakota, 3.9 5 speed 2 wheel drive w/ 225,000 miles on her. and i pull my head light switch out, no head lights no driving lights no dash lights no tail lights and my abs and brake light come on and also my tach freezes. shut the switch off, tach comes back, abs and brake light go off. ok well press the brake pedal in, once again, abs and brake light come on, but no brake lights and tach jumps. depress brake pedal, abs and brake light goes off. been told to check grounds, any good ideas ??
#472 of 497 Re: wont start and makes a clicking sound [risland]
May 31, 2011 (11:49 am)
i have a 92 with same prob tring to get ansers to i wired around starter relay but now need ac
#473 of 497 dodge dakota engine swap
Jun 09, 2011 (9:38 am)
alright so heres the big problem 03 dodge dakota sport 2wd automatic trans mission with 3.9 v6 engine throws a rod i got a 5.9 magnum to drop in it because i was told the transmission would bolt up well they didnt so i looked around for a running 3.9 i found one a year later engine ran strong in the 94 dakota now theres a really big problem all the wiring is different and i no longer have the original engine to switch the parts over so any ideas.
all help is help so ideas would be wonderful
#474 of 497 Re: cluster@%$# with elect [danno11]
Jun 09, 2011 (9:45 am)
i dont know if you have fixed the problem or not but disconnect your battery terminals for at least 30 secs to a min to make sure theres no power to the computer that way it resets and this may fix your problem