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#57 of 123 1999 Dodge Dakota V6 transmission shift problem
Aug 13, 2008 (8:32 am)
99 Dakota transmission (auto) does not seem to shift into lower gears from a standing start. Seems to be in drive at all times. The check engine light is on and I have been attempting to find a way to read the trouble codes for this vehicle.
Once I find a way to display these codes, is there a list available on the internet of all the codes and their explanation?
I don't have any history on this vehicle as it was recently purchased for my grandson who will qualify for his dirvers license soon.
Are the Chilton type repair manuals worth purchasing or would it be a wiser decision to buy a shop manual for this specific year truck?
#58 of 123 Engine lite on.
Sep 27, 2008 (6:02 pm)
Hi folkes, need help here, I had my 05 dakota couple month ago, 4.7 V8 auto,qcab,186K, run great, today first time took it to wash, only body and under body, no engine wash. Went home park it, couple hours later start the truck the engine lite on, but the truck run normal, no funny thing happened, try to get the code with on-off-on-off-on, no code shown up, but the engine still on, any idea.
#59 of 123 Engine Light On
Sep 28, 2008 (4:39 am)
Before doing anything else I would try to reset the computer by disconnecting the battery and see if that shuts off the engine light.
#60 of 123 Engline lite on.
Sep 28, 2008 (6:56 am)
Thanks, I will do that. Just other question, am I doing the right way to get the code from the 05 model, on-off-on-off-on, if it is, why no code show up, and should I beware some thing when I wash the truck next time to avoid the engine lite come on again. Thanks.
#61 of 123 OBD II-CAN Scanner.
Oct 07, 2008 (2:54 pm)
Hi there, just a general question, I just brought a OBD II-CAN scanner for my 05 dakota, I just wonder can I hook up the scanner while I am driving, so I can monitor the truck, or if I do that, I will fired all the computer board in the truck. Thanks.
#62 of 123 Check Engine light
Oct 09, 2008 (11:23 am)
I have a 2005 Dodge Dakota with a 3.7 6cylinder engine with 38,000 miles on it.
About 14 months ago I got the same code p0302 saying miss fire on cylinder #2 the dealer inspected and found nothing and cleared the code. This Sunday the check egine light came on again and I had the codes scanned again I got P0302 code,so with 38,000 mile I decided to change the spark plugs with the original type,after I was finished the codes went away and the next day the check engine light came back on with the same P0302 cose miss fire on # 2 cyclinder. The performance is fine,but I am at my witts end on what the problem might be.
I would appreciate any insight on this question.
#63 of 123 Check Engine Light
Oct 09, 2008 (3:35 pm)
I wonder if your problem might not be with the Coil on plug (COP) for cylinder # 2. Might be worthwhile to switch the COP with another one and see if that makes a difference.
#64 of 123 Re: PO432, PO455 [cindy215]
Dec 10, 2008 (8:00 pm)
Hiya, it's probably your gascap. Re-insert your gascap and click it and the light should go off in a couple of trips.
#65 of 123 Re: Check Engine light [treedav]
Dec 10, 2008 (8:04 pm)
Hi I have a 2000 dakota with the same problem..except P0306, our mechanic swapped the coil packs on a tune up and it didn't matter the light came back on. We think it is a bad injector as it seems to happen to us when we are lower on fuel. For now we put in some fuel injector cleaner, add some gas, and the light goes off.
Dec 12, 2008 (2:05 pm)
Not sure if this is the correct thread for my 03 Ram with a hemi.
I recently had my fuel pump replaced and I now have this DTC, P0440 Evap Sys Perf.
What should I be looking for. The truck is out of warranty and hopefully I can find a quick fix.