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1998 Dodge Dakota Base Reg Cab 112 WB Sport

1998 Dodge Dakota
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5'
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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if a truck has a 2 in. body lift does it need a modified sticker? it's not a suspension lift it's a
Does my truck really need a modified sticker?
Asked by Luke S December 30, 2014, 12:37 pm 1 reply
What's causing my motor to shut off immediately after starting it?
-2000 dodge dakota 4.7L V8 -put a new motor in -shuts off immediately after it starts
Asked by Thomas W December 19, 2014, 3:47 pm 1 reply
can i keep driving with a wobble in my harmonic balancer
I was recently in an accident where i hit another vehicle. I took off my bumperand replaced the radiator, fan blade, fan clutch, and now I have reassembled and notice a wobble in ...
Asked by Karen T November 28, 2014, 3:16 pm 0 reply
truck wont idle in drive
I a 4.7 v-8 with 90,000 miles on it drives great only when I stop for stop light it wont idle it dies but starts right up again
Asked by Brian D November 26, 2014, 12:46 pm 1 reply
Loud roaring noise
The truck makes a loud roaring noise going down the road but if I push in the clutch it goes away!
Asked by Dusty F November 25, 2014, 5:49 am 0 reply
Possible alternator issue?
Last night while driving my radio cut out and all the lights dimmed in my truck not far from my house. When I got home I shut it off and tried to start it with no luck. I then look...
Asked by Lisa S November 24, 2014, 7:40 am 0 reply
heat and temp.
My temp stays just above the cold mark and the heat is Luke warm at best. I put a brand new thermostat and gasket in flushed my heater core and refilled my radiator and reservoir b...
Asked by Alvis W November 19, 2014, 2:38 pm 1 reply
Tires chirp from brakes?
I was driving around the other day when a green light went straight to red and slammed on my brakes that's when the front to rear brake line burst. I replaced that along with the f...
Asked by Caleb K November 17, 2014, 11:02 pm 0 reply
How do i put fog lights in it
There is plastic that looks like it wont come out but it has wires that are for fog lights
Asked by Blake D November 15, 2014, 1:09 pm 0 reply
Will a 2003 Dakota alternator fit in a 2007 dakota? I believe the mounts are the same. I need to know! Help!!
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