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Should the 98 dodge dakota have 1 wire or 2 connected to the negative battery terminal

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: where is negative connection for battery on 2006 dodge charger srt8

Also, to add to some mild confusion, the terminals under the hood on the charger are just there for a jump, thus there is only a positive terminal. The battery is actually stored in the trunk next to the spare.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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Nate Stansfield

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SOURCE: cannot connect the negative battery terminal without spark or starter turning over

You will need new igniton cylinder. Sounds like you have a short in the cylinder.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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Greg Margossian

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SOURCE: can't find negative connection on remote terminal battery

Just attach the negative cable to any metal ground. This will protect the battery in the Olds and still enable you to jump start your car. Best of luck.
Greg

Posted on May 29, 2009

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Alexander Mimun

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SOURCE: 98 Dodge Dakota Fuel Issue

No there is not, none maintance filter sorry.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

Fandob

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SOURCE: 2002 ford escort zx2 negative ground harness

I am about to have the same problem with my 2002 ZX2. My shop called the Ford dealer and they can replace it for $450.00...
seems like an awful lot for a battery cable.
JS

Posted on Jan 21, 2010

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How to change alternator 2005 chryler 300


This answer covers:
2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "G" 3.5L SFI HO (72% of 2005 300's)
2005 Chrysler 300 6cyl VIN "R" 2.7L MFI DOHC (28% of 2005 300's)
2005 Dodge Magnum 5.7L engine

Alternator

Removal & Installation


WARNING - Precautions Section:
Disconnect negative cable from battery before removing battery output wire (b+ wire) from alternator. Failure to do so can result in injury or damage to electrical system.

2.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  6. Remove 2 lower mounting bolts.
  7. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install upper bolt mounting bolt.
  3. Install 2 lower mounting bolts.
  4. Tighten bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  7. Install alternator drive belt.
  8. Connect negative battery cable.
3.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Remove bracket bolts.
  5. Remove upper mounting bolt.
  6. Raise and support vehicle.
  7. Remove middle splash pan.
  8. Disconnect alternator field circuit plug.
  9. Remove B+ terminal nut and wire.
  10. Remove lower mounting bolts.
  11. Remove alternator.
To install:
  1. Install alternator.
  2. Install lower mounting bolts. Loosen install the upper mounting bolt.
  3. Tighten lower mounting bolts to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  4. Connect alternator field circuit plug.
  5. Install B+ terminal nut and wire. Tighten nut to 115 inch lbs. (13 Nm).
  6. Install middle splash pan.
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8. Remove loose installed upper bolt.
  9. Install bracket and bracket bolt.
  10. Install upper mounting bolt and bracket.
  11. Tighten upper mounting bolt to 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm).
  12. Tighten the bracket bolt to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
  13. Install alternator drive belt.
  14. Connect negative battery cable.
5.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect negative battery cable at battery.
  3. Remove alternator drive belt.
  4. Raise and support vehicle.
  5. Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  6. Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
  7. Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
  8. Remove alternator support bracket nut and bolt. Remove support bracket. See Figure 1.
  9. Remove 2 alternator mounting bolts. See Figure 2.
  10. Remove alternator from vehicle.

Fig. 1 Alternator Support Bracket - 5.7L engine

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Fig. 2 Alternator Mounting Bolts - 5.7L engine

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Oct 13, 2014 | 2005 Chrysler 300

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Where does the ground wire for a 93 daodge dakota attach?


Battery Cable?

To the engine block

If a V8 there should be a threaded hole
near top of motor on battery side for the
negative cable

Feb 12, 2013 | 1993 Dodge Dakota

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I have a 98 dodge ram 1500 5.2 i just put a new battery in this morning by 1 :30 the truck would not start not even turn the starter but all the gauges and lights where on


I would start with the basic's. Check and make sure good connection at both terminals. Make sure battery is fully charged. Make sure all ground wire's from negative terminal to truck frame are snug. Recently had this same problem a week ago on friends truck it was also a 94 ram. It was just a ground wire from battery to frame. After that check the fuses and relays. Good Luck.

Jun 15, 2011 | 1994 Dodge Ram

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Trying to replace the terminals and battery cable to a 98 dodge d


The parts store will have the battery cables by application for your truck.

Jul 05, 2010 | 1998 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

1995 Dakota: resetting the computer...


Do a battery disconnect reset. Remove negative terminal from battery. Then, depress brake pedal for 30 seconds or so.

Reconnect negative terminal and fire it up!

May 17, 2010 | 1995 Dodge Dakota

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I have 1993 dodge dakota 3.9l v-6 with trouble codes 12,15 and 55 what do they mean


the trouble codes are as follows code 12 problem with battery connection. direct battery input tp pcm disconnected within the last 50 ignition key-on cycles. code 15 a problem with the vehicle distance/speed signal. no distance/speed sensor signal detected during road load conditions. code 55 completion of fault code display on check engine light. this is an end of message code. the speed sensor is located on the transmission/transfer case extension housing. check plug connection to speed sensor for power using an volt meter. connect the positive side of volt meter to the orange wire terminal and the negative side of volt meter to the black/light blue terminal. the voltage should be approximately 8.0 volts and to check the voltage from the pcm connect the positive end of volt meter to the white/orange wire terminal and the negative side ti the black/light blue wire terminal. signal voltage should be 5.0 volts. if there is no signal voltage signal, have the pcm checked out. if you have both signals from the terminals then remove the vehicle speed sensor and check the speedometer pinion for worn or missing teeth.

Apr 07, 2010 | 1993 Dodge Dakota

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Went hunting came back and parked 04 dakota in yard went to start wont start, hooked jumper cables up to it and it started but as soon as i took it off it died. so i took the alternator in to have it...


Most likely:
1. The battery has a dead cell.
2. The battery terminals need to be cleaned. Remove both battery cables and clean cable clamps and battery terminals. May not need a boost.
3. The negative cable is loose where it is connected to engine ground. Or damaged, corroded, or otherwise not making a good connection.

Oct 07, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Dakota

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My 98 Dakota only clicks each time I turn the key. Tried knocking the starter and solenoid with a hammer but no luck.


Bad Starter or solenoid, Corrosion on Battery or Starter terminals, could be a bare battery wire, Bad Battery !

Sep 18, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Dakota

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Fuse Problem


check for a fusable link at the battery + terminal. This will be a piece of wire about 6 inches long, maybe 1/8 In in diameter that is attached to the + terminal of the battery. See if the insulation for this piece of wire is cooked looking. Give 9it a slight tug, does it pull apart? This is the fusable link. it needs to be replaced. By it at the autoparts store. Maybe worthwhile to have a shop install it to get really good connections here.

Note the + terminal of the battery is always slightly larger in diameter than the negative.

Good Luck!

Feb 09, 2009 | 1997 Dodge Dakota

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