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Have you replaced the clutch switch? If so, you might need to adjust it so it hits correctly. If not, I suggest you replace the clutch switch.

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Apr 16, 2019


I'd change the coil pack, spark plug, and spark plug wire for cylinder one immediately if you know for certain it's an issue that is isolated to cylinder 1 & is definitely ignition related. What code(s) are you getting with the ibd2 scanner?

IF IT WERE MINE, I'D DO THE FOLLOWING IN AN EFFORT TO FIND A SOLUTION TO THIS ISSUE:

Easiest Test: Use an extra spark plug wire to replace the #1 wire and see what happens, it doesn't matter what it's from as long as it fits onto your coil pack and spark plug securely. Start it and see if that makes a difference as it just might- I had to do this to mine, I used a plug wire ore that I found laying on the ground at a local junkyard, I Jake how it sounds but it worked great and is still on that truck to this day with no issues at all after swapping them out!

if that doesn't work just "borrow" a coil pack and plug wire from another cylinder on your engine just to test it out and SE if bkows the fuse. It won't hurt anything to do this and let it run for a 15 seconds just to see if it solves the #1 CyliyIgnition Issue & this will also let you know that it's not an issue with the engine's main wiring harness- if it doesn't blow the fuse as it has been doing after swapping out the coil/wire from another cylinder then just leave it as it is and go pick up a new coil pack and a plug wire to install on the cylinder that you "borrowed" the parts from for cylinder 1.

If if you can get a set of new wires and a set of new spark plugs I'd advise doing so, I mean after you get this solved. Plug wires lose their resistance/ability to transfer energy from the coil to the spark plug over time and if yours are old and/or haven't been replaced before(or in a while) just change them and you won't have to worry about any issues in the future. Buy the parts locally or pick up a set of plugs/wires cheap online, best of luck and let me know if I can vibe of any further assistance. See my message directly below please, I'd be very grateful for any positive feedback as it's the only way I know if I'm doing an effective job!

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Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019


in this order

faulty connection to the rear of the bulb
rusted bulb connectors
faulty bulb (but not if both do it)
faulty alternator regulator

2001 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 11, 2019


Hazzards run off a flasher , try a new light switch and see if that helps .......there is also the chance the plug comming thru the firewall is loose . Not common but I have seen it do some simillar things

1990 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 09, 2019


The injector pulse is in millivolts. A test light will not catch the pulse. You need a noid light.

1999 Dodge... | Answered on Apr 07, 2019


The horn fuse won't stop the engine from turning over. Check the battery to make sure it's charged and the cables to make sure they are tight. (even at the starter) Just because the battery has enough power to run the accessories, that doesn't mean it has enough power to start the vehicle.

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 30, 2019


First look at the master door switch. Make sure that there are no bare wires that are shorting each other. Possible internal switch problem.

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 29, 2019


How to set your clock stereo on 1992 Dodge Dakota

?Turn the vehicle on then push the SEL button. It should flash back and forth between the time and the radio station you are set to. Set it to the time position.
?Now push the SET button. On my original stereo a P comes up. ( I think the P means p.m. but I have not been able to figure out how to change that setting) Next try the SEL button. It should flash to the hour. Use the TUNE knob to scroll to the desired hour.
?Push the SEL button and you should be able to set the desired minutes the same way.
?Push the SEL button again and the clock on your vehicle stereo should be set.

1992 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 19, 2019


Usually you need to put the key in and turn a little(into the accessory poistion) then use a nail or small screwdriver to push up on the pin under the key cylinder. I had to replace the key on my 2002 Jeep and that was the steps.

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 18, 2019


I take help from online websites that have this service like helping in repair some like reliable-store have instant help.. others are a bit slow which I don't prefer... rest is up to u.. U can also get free manu als

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 17, 2019


Check the "Help"section at your local auto parts store, they have a selection of these "clips" & "fasteners". If for some reason they don't just call the local dealer that sells your type of vehicle and they'll hook you right up for a few bucks at most. No Worries, this is an easy fix.

You can hit up a local junkyard or salvage yard; they'll give it to you or charge a minimal price at worst, that's what I usually do!
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2001 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 17, 2019


Hi there's this website something like reliable-store and it is very amazing for manual for repairing servicing anything
someone on fixya recommended it to me and I thank him even today
They have full manuals and it's verrrrry cheap and mine
I got free in offers
3rd time I bought it, I also had an issue with the file so the girl replaced it in 30 mins
there is one website more but i don't remember its name it was 2 years back bitman something link this
Try these out brother

2005 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019


sorry need more info, any Eng. light on, recent work, stalls when at a stop with brake on or when your driving and apply break,etc.
(torque converter lock up not releasing)
press the helpful button

1988 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 12, 2019


you can try out some guide fr om here reliable-store
they also provide live chat feature for instant help and it's very useful

1998 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 12, 2019


Go online and find owners manual, it should tell you.

2007 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 10, 2019


you found the right place buddy.. i know a lot of websites for repairs and manuals that can re ally help u..
like reliable-store is pretty good

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 09, 2019


I take help from online websites that have this service like helping in repair some like reliable-store have instant help.. others are a bit slow which I don't prefer... rest is up to u.. U can also get free manuals

1995 Dodge... | Answered on Mar 08, 2019


Should show you in your car manual. Most are in the fuse box

Dodge Dakota... | Answered on Mar 07, 2019

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